2016 Conference Highlights and Presentations

     2016 Conference Highlights and Presentations

A list of the sessions held at this years BPA Conference along with PDF summary documents of each session can be found below:

SESSION 1 – Maritime, Business and Brexit

  • Key note address – Rt Hon John Hayes MP, Minister of State for Transport
  • Business and Brexit – Sir John Banham, Business Leader
  • Promoting the Maritime agenda – David Dingle, Chairman, Maritime UK

SESSION 2 – Policy overview

  • Ports policy – England & Wales – Linda Willson, Department for Transport
  • Ports policy – Scotland – Chris Wilcox, Transport Scotland

SESSION 3 – Port investment and new developments

SESSION 4 – Europe

SESSION 5 – Facilitating trade

  • How should ports approach Brexit – Sir Richard Needham, President, British Exporters Association
  • Support for exporters – Louis Taylor, Director, UK Export Finance
  • Market Update – Stephen Taylor, Director, Port Centric Logistics Partners LTD

SESSION 6 – Infrastructure and development

SESSION 7 – Environment

  • Port operations in a changing climate – Nick elderfield, DHI Group
  • Update from MMO – John Tuckett, Marine Managment Organisation
  • Consenting Update – Jackie Lavender – Principle environmental consultant, Roayl Haskoning DHV

SESSION 8 – Shipping developments

  • ECA and LNG for Shipping – Dick Hoglund, Financial Manager, Terntank Rederi Shipping
  • What do cruise lines want from ports? – Chris Coates, Commercial Director, and Captain Pino Sumbula, Marine Operations, Cruise Maritime Voyages (Global Maritime Group)
  • Ballast Water Managment Convention (IMO) – Captain Nadeem anwar, Warsash Maritime Academy.