UK Ports Conference Scheduled for Next Week

The 8th Annual UK Ports Conference 2016 will take place on Tuesday, 24th and Wednesday, 25th May 2016 in London.

Now in its 8th year, the conference has been expanded for 2016 into a two-day program, with day one providing the latest updates on policy issues, exploring the current trends and outlook, examining the “big” issues around national and regional and local infrastructure development.

Day two will examine and evaluate the opportunities and gaps in terms of port development for growing markets.

Furthermore, representatives from some of the UK’s major ports will discuss the evolution of containerized shipping and the opportunities provided by the onset of super-sized vessels.

They will debate what exactly is the opportunity, and how ports might need to adapt in order to accommodate bigger vessels.

Expert speakers will cover some of the technicalities around dredging, deep quays and new innovations around port automation.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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