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The Philippines Port Investment emerging economic bright spot

Event Overview

The Philippines Port Sector presents substantial commercial opportunities to across all its stakeholders.  Over 400 billion pesos (US$9.6 billion) has been set by the government in 2013 for infrastructure upgrade targeting at ports, roads and rails. The port sector is poised for stronger growth in the coming years.

The Inaugural Philippines Port Development Summit will confront challenges faced by the sector, outline initiatives to counter them and the commercial opportunities being created.

Programme At A Glance
  • Outlook and Potential of Philippines’s Port Industry
  • Government’s Masterplan and Initiatives on Improving Ports and Logistics Infrastructure in Philippines
  • Philippines Port Stakeholders’ Dialogue: Potential, Opportunities and Evolving Challenges
  • Port Project Updates and Case Studies from Top Port Operators – ICTSI, Asian Terminals, Manila North Harbor Port and more!
  • Project Financing Round Table: Models Shaping the Ports Infrastructure Sector
  • Port User’s Perspectives on Challenges, Solutions and Wish-List
  • Logistics Growth Opportunities in Philippines
  • Driving Ports Efficiencies and overcoming ports congestion
  • Improving Port Accessibility and Connectivity
  • Understanding and Optimizing Capacity Planning Decisions through collaboration with users.

ATI Plans P4.2-B Port Investments
Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is planning to invest P4.2 billion over the next three years to pursue various expansion plans of its existing port operations in the country on back of brighter economic prospects.
http://ph.news.yahoo.com, 2 February 2013

Privatization of three ports eyed
THE GOVERNMENT is eyeing to privatize three provincial ports, with feasibility studies expected to be commissioned in the fourth quarter, an official of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) yesterday said.
http://www.bworldonline.com, 30 January 2013


Keynote Address

Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya
Department of Transportation and Communications

Government Policy Makers

Hector Miole
Assistant to the General Manager for Special Projects and Concurrent Port District Manager of Port District Office Southern Luzon
Philippines Port Authority

Port Operators and Users

Richard D. Barclay
Chief Executive Officer
Manila North Harbour Port
Andrew R. Hoad
Executive Vice President
Asian Terminals Inc
Manuel De Jesus
Vice President for Business Development – Asia
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI)

Industry Experts

Dr. Rashid Alleem
Director General
Sharjah Department of Seaports and Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authorities
Alan Murphy
Chief Operating Officer & Partner
SeaIntel Maritime Analysis
Gerlando Butera
Nabarro LLP

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