Event Programme

25 February - 26 February

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Breakbulk Main Stage

25 February

10:00 - 10:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:00 02/25/2020 10:15 Patronage Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting & Exhibition Tour Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Patronage Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting & Exhibition Tour

25 February

10:15 - 10:20

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:15 02/25/2020 10:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome and Opening Remarks

25 February

10:20 - 10:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:20 02/25/2020 10:30 Ministerial Keynote Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Keynote

Speakers

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi
Minister of Infrastructure & Development , UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Explore

25 February

10:30 - 10:40

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:30 02/25/2020 10:40 FTA Welcoming Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

FTA Welcoming Remarks

25 February

10:40 - 10:50

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:40 02/25/2020 10:50 Host Port Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Host Port Welcoming Remarks

Speakers

Abdulla Bin Damithan
Chief Commercial Officer , DP World (UAE Region)

Explore

25 February

10:50 - 11:00

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:50 02/25/2020 11:00 Abu Dhabi Ports Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Abu Dhabi Ports Welcoming Remarks

25 February

11:00 - 11:10

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:00 02/25/2020 11:10 King Abdullah Port Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

King Abdullah Port Welcoming Remarks

25 February

11:10 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:10 02/25/2020 11:45 Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the next decade. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry

This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the next decade.

Moderators

Capt. Gamal Fekry
Managing Director & Owner , MC Ship Management

Speakers

Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi
CEO , ADNOC Logistics & Services
H.E Eng. Hessa Ahmed Al Malek
Executive Director , Federal Transport Authoirty for Land & Maritime (UAE)
H.E Khamis Buamim
Chairman , Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries, and KBI Investment
Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad
CEO , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

Explore

25 February

12:45 - 13:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 12:45 02/25/2020 13:30 IMO 2020: What We Now Know… Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

IMO 2020: What We Now Know…

Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020.

Moderators

Cyril Varghese
Global Logistics Director – Strategy & Commercial , Fluor

Speakers

Arne Hubregtse
Executive Board Member , Spliethoff Group
Denis Bandura
Managing Director , BBC Chartering
Grant Wattman
President & CEO , Agility Project Logistics

Explore

25 February

13:45 - 14:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 13:45 02/25/2020 14:30 Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

SPONSORED BY


Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa

Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

SPONSORED BY


Moderators

Lars Greiner
HPC Senior Project Consultant

Speakers

Athol Emerton
Managing Director , LBH (South Africa, Mozambique & Namibia)
Christodoulos Christodoulou
Logistics & Infrastructure Lead , ExxonMobil
Kota Ueki
Logistics Manager , JGC Corporation
Mark Krueger
Logistics Superintendent (Mozambique) , ExxonMobil

Explore

25 February

14:45 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 14:45 02/25/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve.  Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition

As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve. 

Moderators

Cris Partridge
Regional Director (Middle East, India, Caspian) , London Offshore Consultants WLL

Speakers

Erwin Mortelmans
Commercial Director , Port of Duqm
Kim Larsen
Vice President Commercial & Business Development, Ports Unit , Abu Dhabi Ports
Onur Yigiter
CEO , AMSteel

Explore

25 February

15:45 - 16:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 15:45 02/25/2020 16:30 Game Changers in the Breakbulk Supply Chain: Consequences and Implications There is an increasing trend for EPCs/cargo owners to work with carriers and other service providers directly. This is not only affecting the different stakeholder rates, but it is increasing the project transport risk. Is the industry in a stage of maturity? How will technical discontinuity change the future? How are the current M&A/Consolidation operations affecting the Industry? Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Game Changers in the Breakbulk Supply Chain: Consequences and Implications

There is an increasing trend for EPCs/cargo owners to work with carriers and other service providers directly. This is not only affecting the different stakeholder rates, but it is increasing the project transport risk. Is the industry in a stage of maturity? How will technical discontinuity change the future? How are the current M&A/Consolidation operations affecting the Industry?

Moderators

Rafael Vicens
Business Development Director (MENA) , DSV Panalpina

Speakers

Dharmendra Gangrade
Head of Logistics , Larsen Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering
Eliska Mundell
Cargo Sales Manager, Global Accounts (MEA) , Emirates SkyCargo
Finn Roden
Head of Middle East , Höegh Autoliners
Steffen Behrens
Project Director - Middle East Project Development , deugro Emirates

Explore

25 February

16:30 - 16:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 16:30 02/25/2020 16:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative in an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative in an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

Registration

26 February

11:00 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:00 02/26/2020 11:15 Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Opening Remarks

26 February

11:15 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:15 02/26/2020 11:45 Middle East Trade Outlook This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Middle East Trade Outlook

This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region.

Speakers

Richard Thompson
Editorial Director , MEED

Explore

26 February

12:00 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:00 02/26/2020 12:30 Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia

With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia.

Speakers

Khalid Al-Khaldi
Project Manager , Saudi Aramco

Explore

26 February

12:30 - 13:30

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:30 02/26/2020 13:30 Networking and Visit Exhibition Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Networking and Visit Exhibition

26 February

13:30 - 14:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 13:30 02/26/2020 14:15 Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show

With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market.

Speakers

François Bellocq
Project Director , Alstom

Explore

26 February

14:30 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 14:30 02/26/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Innovation in Action The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Innovation in Action

The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players.

Speakers

Adolph Colaco
CEO , e2log

Explore

26 February

15:30 - 15:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 15:30 02/26/2020 15:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Breakbulk Main Stage

25 February

10:00 - 10:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:00 02/25/2020 10:15 Patronage Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting & Exhibition Tour Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Patronage Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting & Exhibition Tour

25 February

10:15 - 10:20

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:15 02/25/2020 10:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Welcome and Opening Remarks

25 February

10:20 - 10:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:20 02/25/2020 10:30 Ministerial Keynote Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Ministerial Keynote

Speakers

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi
Minister of Infrastructure & Development , UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Explore

25 February

10:30 - 10:40

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:30 02/25/2020 10:40 FTA Welcoming Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

FTA Welcoming Remarks

25 February

10:40 - 10:50

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:40 02/25/2020 10:50 Host Port Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Host Port Welcoming Remarks

Speakers

Abdulla Bin Damithan
Chief Commercial Officer , DP World (UAE Region)

Explore

25 February

10:50 - 11:00

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 10:50 02/25/2020 11:00 Abu Dhabi Ports Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Abu Dhabi Ports Welcoming Remarks

25 February

11:00 - 11:10

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:00 02/25/2020 11:10 King Abdullah Port Welcoming Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

King Abdullah Port Welcoming Remarks

25 February

11:10 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 11:10 02/25/2020 11:45 Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the next decade. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Governmental Panel: Regional Outlook and Growth Opportunities for the Breakbulk Industry

This panel discussion is the first of its kind, bringing together senior government officials from the Middle East to address upcoming project opportunities and the region's capabilities to further enhance the breakbulk industry. Panellists will emphasise the impact of the Belt and Road initiative, as well as government strategy and priorities, and the effect this will have on upcoming projects that will continue to drive the breakbulk and project cargo industry forward throughout the next decade.

Moderators

Capt. Gamal Fekry
Managing Director & Owner , MC Ship Management

Speakers

Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi
CEO , ADNOC Logistics & Services
H.E Eng. Hessa Ahmed Al Malek
Executive Director , Federal Transport Authoirty for Land & Maritime (UAE)
H.E Khamis Buamim
Chairman , Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries, and KBI Investment
Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad
CEO , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

Explore

25 February

12:45 - 13:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 12:45 02/25/2020 13:30 IMO 2020: What We Now Know… Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

IMO 2020: What We Now Know…

Having been in place for just under two months, this session will discuss how the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on 1st January has impacted the breakbulk and project cargo sector so far. With marine transport contributing to the largest proportion of all breakbulk movements globally, we are now able to answer some of the most pressing questions, such as ‘what will the price of bunker be?’ and ‘what is the cost of non-compliance?’. Join this diverse panel to discover how the industry has adapted so far and what the forecasts are for the rest of 2020.

Moderators

Cyril Varghese
Global Logistics Director – Strategy & Commercial , Fluor

Speakers

Arne Hubregtse
Executive Board Member , Spliethoff Group
Denis Bandura
Managing Director , BBC Chartering
Grant Wattman
President & CEO , Agility Project Logistics

Explore

25 February

13:45 - 14:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 13:45 02/25/2020 14:30 Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

SPONSORED BY


Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Emerging Market Spotlight: Africa

Despite its challenging infrastructure, Africa is growing as a region of opportunity for project cargo specialists. With the largest ever LNG project currently underway in Mozambique, our panel of experts will share their thoughts on the Rovuma LNG project, as well as what’s next for the region and where to expect further opportunities to open up. Africa, with its strong trading links to the Middle East, is proving to be a hub for companies setting up offices to manage involvement in African projects, so our panel will discuss how to leverage this position and use it to their advantage.

SPONSORED BY


Moderators

Lars Greiner
HPC Senior Project Consultant

Speakers

Athol Emerton
Managing Director , LBH (South Africa, Mozambique & Namibia)
Christodoulos Christodoulou
Logistics & Infrastructure Lead , ExxonMobil
Kota Ueki
Logistics Manager , JGC Corporation
Mark Krueger
Logistics Superintendent (Mozambique) , ExxonMobil

Explore

25 February

14:45 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 14:45 02/25/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve.  Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition

As port development in the region is reaching new heights, our panel of port operators and authorities will provide insights into what is driving this development, where it is taking place and where future opportunities lie. The panel will discuss how they are managing to remain competitive in the current market, how they are prioritising improvements and what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve. 

Moderators

Cris Partridge
Regional Director (Middle East, India, Caspian) , London Offshore Consultants WLL

Speakers

Erwin Mortelmans
Commercial Director , Port of Duqm
Kim Larsen
Vice President Commercial & Business Development, Ports Unit , Abu Dhabi Ports
Onur Yigiter
CEO , AMSteel

Explore

25 February

15:45 - 16:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 15:45 02/25/2020 16:30 Game Changers in the Breakbulk Supply Chain: Consequences and Implications There is an increasing trend for EPCs/cargo owners to work with carriers and other service providers directly. This is not only affecting the different stakeholder rates, but it is increasing the project transport risk. Is the industry in a stage of maturity? How will technical discontinuity change the future? How are the current M&A/Consolidation operations affecting the Industry? Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Game Changers in the Breakbulk Supply Chain: Consequences and Implications

There is an increasing trend for EPCs/cargo owners to work with carriers and other service providers directly. This is not only affecting the different stakeholder rates, but it is increasing the project transport risk. Is the industry in a stage of maturity? How will technical discontinuity change the future? How are the current M&A/Consolidation operations affecting the Industry?

Moderators

Rafael Vicens
Business Development Director (MENA) , DSV Panalpina

Speakers

Dharmendra Gangrade
Head of Logistics , Larsen Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering
Eliska Mundell
Cargo Sales Manager, Global Accounts (MEA) , Emirates SkyCargo
Finn Roden
Head of Middle East , Höegh Autoliners
Steffen Behrens
Project Director - Middle East Project Development , deugro Emirates

Explore

25 February

16:30 - 16:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/25/2020 16:30 02/25/2020 16:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative in an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia, in addition to a new supporting partner, Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative in an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

Registration

26 February

11:00 - 11:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:00 02/26/2020 11:15 Opening Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Opening Remarks

26 February

11:15 - 11:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:15 02/26/2020 11:45 Middle East Trade Outlook This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Middle East Trade Outlook

This session will provide an overview of current project development in the Middle East and the future opportunities for the sector, with the continued drive to diversify away from such a heavy reliance on oil & gas. Updates on the macroeconomic trends impacting the breakbulk and project cargo sector will be discussed, including the impact of the US/China trade war on breakbulk volumes in the region.

Speakers

Richard Thompson
Editorial Director , MEED

Explore

26 February

12:00 - 12:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:00 02/26/2020 12:30 Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Tech & Innovation Hub America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Country in the Spotlight: Saudi Arabia

With the backdrop of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia continues to build on diversification and transformation of the Kingdom into a leading nation in all aspects. In the breakbulk and project cargo sector, there is certainly no shortage of megaprojects, ranging from amusement parks to sustainable cities, with no signs of slowing down. Join this session to further understand the Kingdom’s project outlook, priorities and key considerations when it comes to doing business in Saudi Arabia.

Speakers

Khalid Al-Khaldi
Project Manager , Saudi Aramco

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26 February

12:30 - 13:30

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:30 02/26/2020 13:30 Networking and Visit Exhibition Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Networking and Visit Exhibition

26 February

13:30 - 14:15

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 13:30 02/26/2020 14:15 Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Expo 2020: The Logistics Behind “The World’s Greatest” Show

With Expo 2020 just around the corner, our panel will discuss how the supply chain partners have accomplished an unbelievable feat in coming together to successfully realise the vision of this globally renowned event. This session will delve deeper into how the key stakeholders have worked together to bring vast amounts of project cargo into the UAE, as well as discuss the impact of Expo 2020 on the wider logistics market.

Speakers

François Bellocq
Project Director , Alstom

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26 February

14:30 - 15:30

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 14:30 02/26/2020 15:30 Breakbulk Innovation in Action The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Innovation in Action

The breakbulk and project cargo industry is always being criticised for falling behind when it comes to digitisation and innovation. This session will prove that there is movement in the industry and showcase a selection of live demos and case studies of industry-changing innovation and disruption being pioneered by some of the industry’s biggest players.

Speakers

Adolph Colaco
CEO , e2log

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26 February

15:30 - 15:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 15:30 02/26/2020 15:45 Closing Remarks Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Education Day

26 February

08:30 - 09:30

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 08:30 02/26/2020 09:30 Networking Coffee Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Networking Coffee

26 February

09:30 - 09:45

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 09:30 02/26/2020 09:45 Welcome Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Welcome Remarks

26 February

09:45 - 10:15

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 09:45 02/26/2020 10:15 Session 1: The World of Breakbulk Breakbulk cargo movements constitute all of the pieces of freight used to build oil rigs or new power plants, wind farms, water treatment plants and mining operations throughout the world. But who is Breakbulk? Our expert speaker will discuss the world of Breakbulk and why it is so important to global development.  Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Session 1: The World of Breakbulk

Breakbulk cargo movements constitute all of the pieces of freight used to build oil rigs or new power plants, wind farms, water treatment plants and mining operations throughout the world. But who is Breakbulk? Our expert speaker will discuss the world of Breakbulk and why it is so important to global development. 

Speakers

Patrick Richardson
Global Head of EPS Business Development - EPC, Power & Infrastructure , Panalpina World Transport

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26 February

10:15 - 10:35

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:15 02/26/2020 10:35 Session 2: Project Cargo Case Study A project movement takes planning, cooperation and effective and efficient execution to have a successful result. Our speakers will discuss the project management process, demonstrating how a project is accomplished, along with problems encountered along the way and the solutions required for the movement and construction of such large cargo.   Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Session 2: Project Cargo Case Study

A project movement takes planning, cooperation and effective and efficient execution to have a successful result. Our speakers will discuss the project management process, demonstrating how a project is accomplished, along with problems encountered along the way and the solutions required for the movement and construction of such large cargo.  

26 February

10:35 - 11:05

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:35 02/26/2020 11:05 Networking Coffee Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Networking Coffee

26 February

11:05 - 11:35

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:05 02/26/2020 11:35 Session 3: The Exciting World of Ship Chartering This session will provide an overview of chartering principles and applications for students and those new to the breakbulk and project cargo industries. Attendees will leave the session with the basics of chartering, career entry points, qualifications and certification, career paths and an understanding of key industry players.   Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Session 3: The Exciting World of Ship Chartering

This session will provide an overview of chartering principles and applications for students and those new to the breakbulk and project cargo industries. Attendees will leave the session with the basics of chartering, career entry points, qualifications and certification, career paths and an understanding of key industry players.  

Speakers

Krishnan Subramaniam
Director , Fusion Academy of Excellence

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26 February

11:35 - 11:50

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:35 02/26/2020 11:50 Session 4: Words for the Future Capt. Sahar Rasti, CEO of SJR Group, will be addressing the importance of being self-motivated and pursuing career growth in the maritime sector. She will share her immense knowledge, aspirations and experience as the First Emirati Female Captain.

She will also be delivering key points on her transitional period from working for a well-reputed government entity to establishing her privately-owned business “SJR Group”.

Capt. Sahar will tackle the major industry challenges that might face any entrepreneur, in addition to the opportunities from running a successful maritime business. Imperatively, she will announce her initiative for empowering and qualifying the next generation in the maritime sector. 
 
Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Session 4: Words for the Future

Capt. Sahar Rasti, CEO of SJR Group, will be addressing the importance of being self-motivated and pursuing career growth in the maritime sector. She will share her immense knowledge, aspirations and experience as the First Emirati Female Captain.

She will also be delivering key points on her transitional period from working for a well-reputed government entity to establishing her privately-owned business “SJR Group”.

Capt. Sahar will tackle the major industry challenges that might face any entrepreneur, in addition to the opportunities from running a successful maritime business. Imperatively, she will announce her initiative for empowering and qualifying the next generation in the maritime sector. 
 

Speakers

Capt. Sahar Rasti
CEO , SJR General Group

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26 February

11:50 - 12:00

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 11:50 02/26/2020 12:00 Closing Remarks Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Closing Remarks

26 February

12:00 - 14:00

Dubai World Trade Centre


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 12:00 02/26/2020 14:00 Session 5: Exhibition Tours Breakbulk Middle East Education Day attendees are invited to take part in tours of the Exhibition to interact and network with some of the largest players in the project cargo supply chain. Please collect your stamp card from the Breakbulk Team, which highlights the supporting companies who are ready to meet and network with students and new entrants to the industry.   Dubai World Trade Centre America/Detroit

Education Day

Session 5: Exhibition Tours

Breakbulk Middle East Education Day attendees are invited to take part in tours of the Exhibition to interact and network with some of the largest players in the project cargo supply chain. Please collect your stamp card from the Breakbulk Team, which highlights the supporting companies who are ready to meet and network with students and new entrants to the industry.  

Networking Events

26 February

10:00 - 10:45

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage


Add to calendar 02/26/2020 10:00 02/26/2020 10:45 Women in Breakbulk Breakfast In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia in addition to a new supporting partner Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25. Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage America/Detroit

Breakbulk Main Stage

Women in Breakbulk Breakfast

In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark. To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Middle East has once again teamed up with our official women empowerment partner, WISTA Arabia in addition to a new supporting partner Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA). Key female figures in leadership positions will offer insightful tips and advice for women from all corners of the industry on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction. The session will then open up to the audience, so each woman can have a voice. This is a special add-on item that can be added to your registration for $25.

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