Ukrainian Ports Forum

MAY 30-31, 2019

The main event of port industry of Ukraine is held annually. A platform for meetings with top managers of the global port industry, investors and bankers to discuss key trends. The unique format of the event allows to find partners and like-minded people, contributes to the development of investment projects in Ukrainian ports and attracts funds to the industry and the economy of the state.

See you in Odessa in May 2019.


About the forum

The second annual Ukrainian Ports Forum 2019 will take place in Odessa at the end of May!

On May 30-31, the main event of the port industry - Ukrainian Ports Forum 2019 will take place in Odessa.

The international forum, first organized and conducted by the Ukraine Sea Ports Authority and the Center for Transport Strategies in 2018, becomes annual.

Ukrainian Ports Forum is a live discussion of all topical port and near-industry issues with market participants, government officials, the international community, Ukrainian and foreign investors and financiers, experts and market analysts.

The main topic of the Ukrainian Ports Forum 2019 will be joint projects of Ukraine with the EU on the development of TEN-T corridors, cumulative portfolio of investment projects in the port industry is estimated at 900 million euros. In accordance with the “Strategy for the Development of Sea Ports of Ukraine till 2038”, investments in the industry can reach up to 35 billion UAH.

The central panel of the forum – A dialogue with representatives of the European Commission, IFIs, government and business about opportunities of Ukrainian seaports in a single logistics system of Europe and options for attracting funding and co-financing formats.

We will discuss with Ukrainian and European experts the following issues:

  • Development of Maritime industry in Black and Azov Seas
  • The main trends in the handling of grain, container, general, bulk cargo in Ukraine and in the world
  • Technical aspects of investment projects implementation

We are also planning to hold several specialized events:

  • EBA conference on port industry lobbying
  • HR conference for port industry specialists
  • Round Table on maritime security in ports
  • Round Table on the implementation of PPP projects in the port industry

The business program of the forum provides B2B meetings with leading Ukrainian and international companies and government representatives.

See you at Ukrainian Ports Forum on May 30-31, 2019 in Odessa!



As a part of Ukrainian Ports Forum 2019 we are inviting you to attend our special B2B session with leading foreign and national enterprises, manufacturers and transport service providers, legal and financial institutions.

B2B session is planned to be held on May 31st (2nd day of the Forum) and will provide an opportunity to organize business meetings with the representatives of companies listed in the registration form.

To participate in B2B Session please register. Our support team will contact you shortly to arrange a meeting.





Speakers

Volodymyr Groysman

Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine (TBC)

Volodymyr Omelyan

Volodymyr Omelyan

Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

Olha Trofimtseva

Olha Trofimtseva

Acting Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine

Pavlo Klimkin

Pavlo Klimkin

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (TBC)

Raivis Veckāgans

Raivis Veckāgans

CEO of the USPA

Stefan Schleuning

Stefan Schleuning

Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation to Ukraine

Jean-Erik de Zagon

Jean-Erik de Zagon

Head of EIB Representation for Ukraine

Serhii Vovk

Serhii Vovk

Director of Centre for Transport Strategies

Philip Sweens

Philip Sweens

Managing Director, HHLA International

Massimo Dentice

Massimo Dentice

Chairman of Clarksons Platou (Italy) S.r.l. (TBC)

Yevgen Osypov

Yevgen Osypov

Chief Executive Officer, Kernel

Jason Brett Pellmar

Jason Brett Pellmar

IFC Regional Manager for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

Alexey Vadaturskyy

Alexey Vadaturskyy

General Director of Nibulon Ltd.

Heo Sung Hyung

Heo Sung Hyung

Vice President Posco International Corp.

Boris Even

Boris Even

Director ArcelorMittal Sheet Piling

Khaled Bayoumi

Khaled Bayoumi

Managing Director at Albaharia Shipping Co.

Jingtao (Johnny) Chi

Jingtao (Johnny) Chi

Chairman of VP COFCO Corp (TBC)

Suguru Uchida San

Suguru Uchida San

Director of NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV (TBC)

Roy Van Eijsden

Roy Van Eijsden

Service Line Director Advisory, WSP

Anthonie Versluis

Anthonie Versluis

Partner and Head of Global Ports Practice, Roland Berger

Boris Balev

Boris Balev

CEO of BMF Port Burgas

Wolfgang Hurtienne

Wolfgang Hurtienne

Port Management, Port Planning, Infrastructure Development, Germany

Daniel Rachman

Daniel Rachman

Head of Industry EMEA & Asia, Louis Dreyfus Company

Irenea Villar Carrillo

Irenea Villar Carrillo

Head of Procurement, South Europe Liner Operations Maersk Drilling A/S

Rachid Bouda

Rachid Bouda

Managing Director of Mediterranean Shipping Company Ukraine

Oleksandr Oliynyk

Oleksandr Oliynyk

Director of SE “Mariupol CSP”

  • Port sector reform, port development strategy
  • Ensuring freedom of navigation in the Black and Azov Seas and the Kerch Strait
  • Azov initiatives. Implementation of joint projects with the EU and IFIs
  • Ensuring sustainable development of the Black Sea Region
  • Prospective cargo flows
  • Capacity loading of grain and oilseeds terminals
  • New projects: directions, investments, specialization
  • Port clusters for agricultural cargo processing
  • New trans-shipment technologies: applicability in Ukraine
  • Opportunities for specialized trans-shipment capacities
  • Options for improving the logistics of exporting iron ore
  • Consolidation of ship lots to enhance export competitiveness
  • Cargo flow development prognosis
  • Container trains and ports: How to build efficient logistic solutions
  • Trans-Baltic and Trans-Caspian routes: How to revive the transit

Partners

ACC
EBA
IFC
Fednav
Delta Wilmar
PLASKE
Euroterminal
Inter Transport
HHLA
Raiffeisen
Posco
Orexim
ArcelorMittal
Mavega Group
Archer Daniels Midland
Huawei
P&O Maritime
COFCO International
Louis Dreyfus Company
Portinvest
ports.com.ua
Tehagro
Investory News
GMK Center
Shipping
VCRTI
rabota.ua