Kim Larsen

Kim Larsen

Vice President Commercial and Business Development, Ports Unit Abu Dhabi Ports

Kim Larsen has more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry including terminal development and management, logistics, line management, vessel network development and commercial feedering. After completing his professional Maersk International Shipping Education, he went on to hold a number of senior leadership positions within the AP Moller Group. Among those, he served as the commercial director with APM Terminals, chief line officer with SeagoLine, and was chief commercial officer for Unifeeder for five years. Educated at Denmark’s Aalborg Handelsskole as a market economist, Larsen has also completed a number of executive programs including the Executive Development Program at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, and the Finance for Senior Managers program at the London Business School.
 
Abu Dhabi Ports is a government-owned organization established in 2006. The organization facilitates the diversification of Abu Dhabi’s economy and is a pillar of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Abu Dhabi Ports manages nine commercial, logistics, community and leisure ports, including the flagship Khalifa Port and adjacent industrial zone Kizad. Khalifa Port is the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region and handles all of Abu Dhabi’s container traffic, general cargo and roll-on/roll-off cargo. In its current phase one, Khalifa Port can handle an annual capacity of 2.5 million TEU and 12 million tonnes of general cargo. When complete, Khalifa Port is expected to handle 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of general cargo per year.
 
 

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Tuesday 25/02/2020

From 14:45 To 15:30

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

Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage

"Breakbulk Ports: Development, Demand and Competition"

Haitham Al Omairi Kim Larsen Onur Yigiter
Time and date

Tuesday 25/02/2020

From 14:45 To 15:30

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
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Za’abeel Hall 5, Breakbulk Main Stage

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