UK: PFI London 2014 Conference Approaches

The Port Finance International’s African Port Opportunities 2014 conference is scheduled for 28 – 29 January 2014, in Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London.

This highly focused event will investigate the challenges ahead – as well as placing a strong focus on the impact of these developments and their wider implications.

PFI London 2014 will place a spotlight on the key drivers and inhibitors to expansion and development across Africa’s ports.

Key topics to be co vered will include:

• Market intelligence on Africa’s ports expansion and development;

• Investment opportunities in the region;

• Port PPPs investment & financing;

• Expectations from exporters and shipping lines;

• Infrastructure requirements for success;

• Competition or collaboration?;

• Transport capacity and efficiency planning;

• Ports and logistics planning – happy bedfellows?;

• Managing the bottlenecks;

• What effects will the mega carriers/P3 Alliance have?;

• Opportunities for re-design/expansion of existing ports and terminals;

• Building sustainability into port operations;

• Integrating ports, inland terminals and logistics networks to improve supply chain performance;

• Integrated port solutions – innovative solutions to operational challenges;

• Technologies for efficiency and optimisation in terminals;

• Complex IT project implementation.

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Dredging Today Staff, December 27, 2013


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