Date: Wednesday 23 May 2012 - Thursday 24 May 2012

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

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OPTIMISING PORT AND TERMINAL CAPACITY

ACI’s inaugural Maximising African Port Capacity Summit will analyse solutions to key challenges faced by African ports and terminals in the quest to increase capacity and ensure return on investment. The meeting will explore expansion projects, port services and assess methods to capitalize on growing volume and demand. Discover how African ports can optimize the flow of goods and vessels through their terminals, to provide the most efficient service for end users. Develop the most operationally economical strategies to increase throughput, maximise capacity and profitability.

WHY YOU CANNOT MISS THIS EVENT

 

  • Hear from an outstanding line-up of the industry’s leading executives and decision-makers
  • Network informally with a relatively small, targeted senior-level audience from the port, logistics and maritime industries
  • Learn more about your peers’ development projects, network with key industry leaders and your industry colleagues
  • Discuss the latest challenges and developments in this rapidly changing and growing sector of the industry
  • Participate in roundtable sessions – giving you the chance to discuss the latest issues with your colleagues – and the speakers – in an open, informal and intimate setting

Exclusive panel of previous speakers includes

Willie van Dyk, Project Director: Cape Corridor, Transnet Capital Projects

 Clive Carpenter, Vice Chairman & Nigeria Desk Officer, Business Council for Africa

 Angelo Diur Kassul, Head of Ports, Infrastructure and Equipment, Luanda Ministry of Transport, Angola

 Peter Copley, Transport Specialist, Southern African Development Community

Harry Barnes-Dabban, Researcher, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University

 Chris Matchett, Senior Manager: Infrastructure, Transnet Ports Authority

THE AGENDA  

 

  • Hear case studies of successful capacity expansion and optimisation projects
  • Learn how to tailor your terminal operations to meet the changing needs of shipping industry
  • Discover the strategies and technologies to increase efficiency in the management of throughput
  • Determine the role of improved logistics in creating competitive advantage
  • Understand how to incorporate environmental sustainability into expansion plans

WHO WILL ATTEND?

All ACI’s meetings are strictly end-user focussed and attract a targeted group of senior level decision-makers from industry. Delegates will be drawn from Port Authorities, Port Operators and Terminal Operating companies and include VPs, Directors and Managers of:

  • Port Planning Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Terminal Development
  • Marine Traffic
  • Business Development
  • Project Managers
  • Harbour Masters
  • Port Managers
  • Environmental Managers
  • Dredging Managers

For Further Information Or To Register Your Attendance Contact

Cheryl Williams

Tel: +44 207 981 2503 

Email: cwilliams@acieu.net

OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE

Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility through branding and networking at the conference.   For information on available sponsorship and commercial opportunities, please contact:

Ketan Kulkarni

Tel: +44 207 981 2509 

Email: kketan@acieu.net

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