UK Ports Conference

The UK Ports Conference, organized by the Waterfront Conference Company Ltd will take place from 14th May to 15th May 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The event brings together senior representatives from across the ports, shipping and maritime sectors to explore the opportunities and challenges facing the port sector, now and in the coming years. Taking place over two separately bookable days, this unique event provides the latest updates on policy issues and current trends, while also exploring port development opportunities and how infrastructure can be successfully delivered.


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Paid Ticket Starts from 163 USD View Details


100 - 500

10 - 50 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Business Services


14-15 May 2019
22-23 May 2018
23-24 May 2017
24-25 May 2016
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Frequency Annual
Next edition likely in May 2020 Interested

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Cristina de Terry

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Country Manager at Ayesa Ltd

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Albert Derrick Fiatui

Albert Derrick Fiatui

Executive Director at Centre for International maritime Affairs , Ghana

Accra, Ghana
Selwyn Rowley

Selwyn Rowley

Director of Sales and Marketing at BLOK Container Systems Ltd

Warwick, United Kingdom
Daniel Mettle

Daniel Mettle

Manager at jaymarvins Enterprise

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Abdul-Rafik Fuseini

Abdul-Rafik Fuseini

Field clerk at Ghana ports and Harbours Authority

Accra, Ghana

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Speakers (past edition)

Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson

Legal Director at Hill Dickinson LLP London, Canada
Philip Wareham

Philip Wareham

Head of EU Competition Team at Hill Dickinson LLP London, Canada
Neil Davidson

Neil Davidson

Senior Analyst - Ports & Terminals at Drewry Maritime Research London, Canada
Ben Elsworth

Ben Elsworth

Chief Executive Officer at MGT Power Ltd London, Canada
John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald

Port Director Associated British Ports Humber at Associated British... Doncaster, United Kingdom
Martin Wright

Martin Wright

Managing Director at Mojo Maritime Limited Bristol, United Kingdom
Catherine Emsellem-Rope

Catherine Emsellem-Rope

Solicitor at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP London, Canada

Schedule & Agenda

Tue, 02 Dec08:45 AM - 09:30 AMRegistration
Tue, 02 Dec09:30 AM - 09:40 AMChairmanu2019s opening remarks
Tue, 02 Dec09:40 AM - 10:00 AMPart 1: Overview of the current energy mix and portsu2019 role
Keynote address: Update on energy in the UK and opportunities for ports with supporting the sector EMR and updated energy policy The current energy mix in the UK Ensuring the UK maintains a leading position in offshore wind
Tue, 02 Dec10:00 AM - 10:20 AMPart 1: Overview of the current energy mix and portsu2019 role
Maximising the opportunities in the energy sector: the ports perspective Why choose to invest in supporting the energy sector Benefits for portsJohn Fitzgerald Director, Humber Associated British Ports
Tue, 02 Dec10:20 AM - 10:40 AMPart 1: Overview of the current energy mix and portsu2019 role
The Europe comparison: experiences and lessons Differences to the UK port system Competition with UK ports from Europe
Tue, 02 Dec10:40 AM - 11:00 AMPart 1: Overview of the current energy mix and portsu2019 role
Q + A
Tue, 02 Dec11:00 AM - 11:20 AMMorning refreshments
Tue, 02 Dec11:20 AM - 11:40 AMPart 2: Trends in different energy types and linked development opportunities
Offshore wind: The opportunities for ports at each stage of development Planned construction of offshore wind u2013 how much more is still in the pipeline and where are the opportunities? Ports role of operation and maintenance bases Future of offshore wind and port role u2013 preparing for decommissioning
Tue, 02 Dec11:40 AM - 12:00 PMPart 2: Trends in different energy types and linked development opportunities
The role of ports in supporting the supply chain: practical considerations Project logistic challenges Liability issues for portsMatthew Gore Senior Associate Holman Fenwick WillanCatherine Emsellem-Rope Senior Associate Holman Fenwick Willan
Tue, 02 Dec12:00 PM - 12:20 PMPart 2: Trends in different energy types and linked development opportunities
Wave and tidal: latest advances and moves towards commercial scale schemes Advances in wave and tidal Making the most of offshore wind knowledge u2013 maximising existing supply chains Expected timelines to larger array installationMartin Wright Director Aurora Energy; Chairman Mojo Maritime; Chairman Renewable Energy Association
Tue, 02 Dec12:20 PM - 12:35 PMQ + A
Tue, 02 Dec12:35 PM - 01:35 PMNetworking lunch
Tue, 02 Dec01:20 PM - 01:40 PMLNG: What are the opportunities for ports?
Investing in LNG Current and predicted trade routes: the UKu2019s role in import and exportsLeonidas Karistios Global Gas Technology Manager Lloydu2019s Register
Tue, 02 Dec01:40 PM - 02:00 PMBiomass as an energy option
Biomass facilities within ports Supporting biomass facilities u2013 import and transport by railBen Elsworth Chief Executive Officer MGT Power
Tue, 02 Dec02:00 PM - 02:20 PMLatest trends in oil and coal
Trends and changes in shipping patterns for oil and coal Future predictions
Tue, 02 Dec02:20 PM - 02:35 PMQ + A
Tue, 02 Dec02:35 PM - 02:55 PMAfternoon refreshments
Tue, 02 Dec02:55 PM - 03:15 PMOptimising available opportunities onshore
Onshore wind and solar energy Supporting the renewable supply chain
Tue, 02 Dec03:15 PM - 03:35 PMPart 3: Evaluating the opportunities for ports
Do ports need to adapt and change current working practices to maximise potential business? Working collaboratively Changing standard operating models Evolving pricing structures to maximise business from energy customers
Tue, 02 Dec03:35 PM - 04:30 PMPanel Debate:Investing in energy u2013 is it the right option? Ensuring you choose the best option for your port
Challenges and opportunities for collaborations with ports Where to focus? u2013 Construction, O & M and decommissioning Timelines for delivering supporting infrastructureSpeaker from Holman Fenwick WillanFurther speakers to be confirmed
Tue, 02 Dec03:35 PM - 03:35 PMQ + A
Tue, 02 Dec04:30 PM - 04:35 PMChairmanu2019s closing remarks
Tue, 02 Dec04:35 PM - 04:35 PMConference close

Visitor Ticket Price

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245 USD Before 17th October
328 USD After 17th October
Public sector conference fee
410 USD Before 17th October
492 USD After 17th October
Standard conference fee
657 USD Before 17th October
740 USD After 17th October
163 USDPurchase conference slides
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