Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning and Financial Investment Analysis, July 3-4, 2017 Singapore

Global Ports Forum presents – Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning and Financial Investment Analysis, July 3-4, 2017 Singapore

Key Learning Outcomes:                                                      

Identify what impacts current port capacity.
Design and use key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor port performance
Determine what KPIs to benchmark and how
Examine the gaps in effectiveness and efficiencies and determine how to close these gaps.
Applying Business Process Reengineering and Technological Improvement concepts for port processes and operational improvements.
Testing proposed changes through simulation.
Understand Port Capacity Planning, which covers facility review, market feasibility studies and cargo forecasting techniques.
Understand the various tools of Financial Feasibility Analysis
Apply these tools to determine the financial viability of financial investments and proposed port expansion projects.
Financing the port/terminal expansion.
Understand the risks involved and how to mitigate them.
Participants will be able to hone the knowledge acquired through class exercises and case studies.

Workshop commences at 9.00 am sharp and ends at 5.00 pm. There will be morning and afternoon break each day. Lunch is served at 12.30 pm.
Day One:
Preamble to Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning:
(Sessions 1 and 2 will enable you to examine your current operations to determine the current effectiveness and efficiencies.)
1. Identifying the Right KPIs for your Port Operations
•         Design of KPIs based on cargo type and mode of port operations
•         Identifying your objectives for KPIs
•         KPIs selection criteria
•         Developing KPIs: what to look out for
2. Operational vs. Non-operational KPIs
•         Port performance Indicators (Efficiency, Effectiveness, HSE Indicators)
•         Financial Performance Indicators
•         Port Financial Indicators
•         Class Exercise on port productivity and discussion on causes of low productivity

(Session 3 will enable you to compare your performance with the best in class and highlight the gaps for potential improvements.)

3. Benchmarking:
•         Defining Benchmarking
•         Why benchmark?
•         What areas to Benchmark?
•         Difficulties Experienced and How to overcome them
•         Is there a solution?

(Sessions 4 will examine the measures you can take to improve/optimize your internal effectiveness and efficiencies and session 5 will enable you to test potential scenarios before you decide on expansion.)

4. Business process Re-engineering:
•         What is BPR?
•         Illustrations on BPR
•         BPR Processes
•         Cases on use of BPR to improve processes
•         Is Terminal Automation a possible solution?
•         Case Discussion on Terminal Automation
•         Class exercises on use of BPR for operational improvement and case study on port operation automation process.

Day 2:

5. Testing Scenarios through use of Simulation:
•         What is simulation?
•         Why simulation?
•         What data or information do you require for simulation?
•         Potential areas to use simulation to test future scenarios

(Session 6 will look at all aspects of Port Capacity Planning  and Session 7 will deal with Investment Appraisal of Port Expansion Projects. )

6. Port Capacity Planning:
•         Overview of Port Markets and its Impact on Capacity Planning
•         Capacity Planning Management and Cargo Forecasting Tools
•         Exercises on Cargo Forecast Tools
•         Class exercises on cargo forecasting and financial feasibility.

7. Investment Appraisal :
•         Explain Purpose of Investments
•         Explain Objectives of Investment Appraisal
•         Investment Appraisal Models (Non-Discounting and Discounting Models)
•         How to ensure accuracy of financial analysis
•         Is there a need for Post-Audit?
•         Project illustration of Financial Feasibility Analysis

Who should attend:
Port Authorities;
Port / Terminal developers, Port operators;
Port investors,
Port Service providers;
Shipping Companies,
Port Designers / Planners;
Port Consultants;
About the Course Director
Law Peng Keat, PPA is the founding Director of Asia Ports & Terminals Consultants Pte. Ltd. (AP&TC), which provides consultancy services for the port and liquid bulk terminal industries. Prior to establishing the consulting firm, he has had over 30 years of hands-on experience in the management of ports and liquid bulk terminals.
He graduated with the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree and obtained post-graduate qualifications in General Management and Marketing Management. He received training in Port & Harbour Management from the Ministry of Transport, Japan. In addition, he is full Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Singapore Institute of Directors.
His entire career centered mainly on ports and terminals. In his early career, he worked for Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) for 16 years managing an offshore supply base and the industrial port, Jurong Port, which was then a gateway of the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA). Whilst serving at Jurong Port, he was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) by the then President of the Republic of Singapore, Mr. Wee Kim Wee.

Subsequently, he worked for 10 years at GATX Terminals Pte. Ltd., a joint venture between GATX Terminals Corporation (GTC), USA, PSA and JTC, as its Senior Vice President.  Concurrently, he served as an alternate Director for 15 years representing JTC and then GTC. GATX Terminals Pte. Ltd. was then one of the largest petrochemical terminals in South East Asia with two joint venture terminals in Malaysia and China.
Prior to establishing AP&TC, he rejoined Jurong Port Pte. Ltd.  as its Senior Consultant. In that role he was involved in managing the shift of Pasir Panjang Terminal’s conventional operations to Jurong Port, securing the Offshore Marine Centre O&M tender, logistics shipping contract for coal and biomass and the proposed development of a new liquid bulk terminal.
In addition to his consulting work, Peng Keat also serves as a guest lecturer appointed by the Nanyang Technological University, School of Maritime Studies, for the Maritime Port Leaders’ Programme hosted by the Maritime Port Authority, Singapore.

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Look forward to welcoming you at the executive workshop and forums!

Kind regards
Thomas Ng
The Global Ports Forum


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