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Port Investments & PPP Course (Dubai) 2017

 24 - 26 October 2017

Introduction

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Early Bird Rate: 2195
Book before 28 September 2017


Standard Rate: €2795

*10% for multiple bookings
(2 or more delegates booked at the same time from the same company)

For more information please contact:
Sacha Dijksman
E: sacha@portfinanceinternational.com

The objective of the Port Investments & PPP Course – taking place in Dubai, UAE on 24-26 October - is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of how Port and Terminal Projects are developed from Concept to Financial Close. The course is organised by Port Finance International, the leading online news portal and community for the latest developments in port investment and operations, and in association with MTBS, the leading port and terminal strategy and transaction advisory.

  • Port PPP Development
  • Business Case Analysis
  • Transactions, Concessions, Contracts and Competitive Contract Awarding
  • Project Financing

Participants are provided with a step-by-step approach to prepare the most suitable Public Private Partnership structure, a Business Case, Concession Contract and a Financing Scheme.

The course will provide participants with an overview of a full-cycle port investment assessment. Steps in this assessment are connected to the relevant stages of port investments: Strategy Formulation, Project Valuation, Transaction Documents/Procedures and Investment Financing.

All course materials have been fully updated and recent and relevant industry case studies have been included.

Who is it for?

The Port Investments & PPP course is developed as a tool for capacity building on three levels:

  • Corporate Level
    Managers and staff, members of public and private bodies involved in port and terminal developments (both entry level and mid-management)
  • Executive Level
    Executives (private) and policy makers (public) of ports in transition** Ports which are planning on involvement in port institutional reforms, including concessioning and privatisation
  • Academic Level
    University students, academic researches

Prerequisites

For optimal results, a certain level of experience is expected. The participants are required to:

• Speak English

Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 25 participants.

Book your place here!
or contact sacha@portfinanceinternational.com

Course Outline

The course will provide participants with an overview of a full-cycle port investment assessment. Steps in this assessment are connected to the relevant stages of port investments: Strategy Formulation, Project Valuation, Transaction Documents/Procedures and Investment Financing. The positions of the relevant stakeholders in port- and terminal development are covered thoroughly, including Governments, Port Authorities, Terminal Operators, Shipping Lines, Equity Investors and Banks.

Modules
The training course provides participants with a complete overview of the overall cycle of port investment analyses.

Materials
Participants are provided with a step-by-step approach to prepare the most suitable Public Private Partnership structure, a Business Case, Concession Contract and a Financing Scheme.

  • Course planning
  • Case studies
  • Handouts for all modules
  • Additional reading

Each training day will run from 9am-5pm - and all materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee. There will be an (optional) course drinks on the second night. Plenty of time will be set aside throughout the training programme to review the things you have learnt and reflect within the group. There are follow-through actions to continue your development and encourage post-course contact between delegates and course leaders.

Day 1

09:00 - 12:00

INTRODUCTION

Course Organisation, Basic Concepts, Industry facts and Trends
13:00 - 15:00

MODULE 1: PORT STRATEGY & PPP

Industry performance, Management Models and Case Studies
   

Day 2

09:00 - 12:00

MODULE 2: BUSINESS CASE

Traffic Forecasting, Financial Modelling, Economic Cost-Benefit Analyses
13:00 - 17:00

MODULE 3: FINANCING

Public & Private Funding; On-Balance & Off Balance and Case Studies
   

Day 3

09:00 - 12:00

MODULE 4A: TRANSACTIONS

Risk Analyses, Concession Contract, PPP Procurement and Case Studies
13:00 - 17:00

MODULE 4B: TRANSACTIONS

Tender Process

 

About

About the Trainers


Victor van Leengoed,
CFA, is senior manager at MTBS. He is economist (MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam) and civil engineer (MSc Delft University of Technology). At MTBS he has further developed his expertise in the fields of strategy, project and company valuation and PPP transaction implementation. His global experience includes port development projects of various sizes in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Kenya, Tanzania, Maldives, Mozambique, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Seychelles, Slovenia, and South Africa. Clients include public and private port developers as well as International Financial Institutions and commercial banks. Moreover, is a frequent lecturer and speaker for Master students and at conferences on topics related to Port Finance and Port PPP.
Victor van Leengoed

Dorus Bakker,
 is Senior Consultant for MTBS and is specialized in the field of port economics, port PPPs, business case analysis, operational analysis and logistics. He has experience in numerous port and logistics projects globally, including in Cyprus, Denmark, Italy, Indonesia, Kenya, Latvia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Somaliland, South-Africa, The Netherlands and Ukraine. For public authorities Dorus Bakker was among others involved in developing port masterplans and preparing privatisation deals. Services provided in these projects concern traffic forecasting, financial modelling, PPP structuring and procurement strategy advisory. For private entities he assisted in bid preparations for port transactions, market studies and bankability analyses. 
Dorus Bakker
Matthew Gore is a Partner at HFW. He focuses on transactional corporate and commercial law with a particular emphasis on the ports, transport and logistics sectors. He has experience of a wide range of high value international corporate and commercial transactions, including share acquisitions and disposals; business and asset transfers; corporate and operational joint ventures; sector specific corporate, commercial and regulatory advisory work; and commercial contracts. He has worked on high profile international port & terminal projects including Port development, privatisation, restructuring, concessions management and operation. matthew gore1

 
About the Partners

Port Finance International - PFI is the leading online journal for the latest developments in port investment and operations. Featuring editorial content targeted to industry leaders and experts the journal includes daily news, features and insight related to port financing around the globe. Besides online news, PFI also provides a platform and a community for senior industry experts and players to review, analyze and discuss the current market via focused conferences and training programmed worldwide. PFI's news coverage is supported by these events, which feature key industry figures and address current market challenges and trends as well as providing industry players with essential networking opportunities.

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Maritime & Transport Business Solutions - MTBS is an international finance and strategy advisory firm, offering entrepreneurial business solutions to clients in the maritime and transport sector. MTBS specializes in ports and terminals, and provides leading expertise in the areas of strategy, valuations, transactions and finance. The firm combines its market sector knowledge and state-of-the-art financial competences into one value proposition: "4P: innovative solutions for Port Public Private Partnerships". MTBS has a broad and active global portfolio of strategy and transaction advisory mandates for leading Port Authorities and Terminal Operators. mtbs Logo - High Res

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Delegate Info

Where is it taking place?
The Port Finance International training is being held at one of the finest luxury hotels the Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai. Strategically situated on one of the city's most prestigious business hubs, Sheikh Zayed Road, Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai is minutes away from Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. The hotel is 14 km drive from Dubai International Airport and directly accessible to the Emirates Towers Metro Station.

Venue information:
Milennium Plaza Hotel
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Map:https://goo.gl/maps/DwpgiVB9xMs
Website:www.millenniumhotels.com

Hotel recommendation:
Special accommodation rates are available from 23 - 27 October, please quote the code Port Finance for the special rate and please book early as rooms are subject to availability:

Single Occupancy AED 550
Double Occupancy AED 600

  •  Please note that the above room rates are subject to 10% Municipality fees and 10% service charge, per room per night basis
  • Tourism Dirham of AED 20 per room per night will be applied
  • The above quoted rates are inclusive of Buffet breakfast at the Metro restaurant
  • The above quoted rates are inclusive of Wi-Fi internet in roomss
  • Please note when booking the accommodation your credit card details will be taken as a guarantee.

Reservation telephone: +971 4 387 7149
Email:sales.mphd@millenniumhotels.com

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Visa:
Please note that Port Finance International cannot assist you with applying for or obtaining visas. For information about visa requirements and application procedures please contact your local Embassy/Consulate.


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Early Bird Rate: €2195
Book your place before 28 September 2017

Standard Rate: €2795

10% discount for 2 or more delegates from the same company when booked at the same time.
Please note you may be asked for proof of company.

Only one discount may be applied to any booking - PFI will apply the greater discount.

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Terms & Conditions
PAYMENT POLICY: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments and conference materials.

Cancellation Refund Policy
  • 8 weeks plus = 100%
  • 6 weeks plus = 75%
  • 4 weeks plus = 50%
  • Less than 4 weeks = no refund
Substitutions may be made at any time in writing.

PROGRAMME CHANGES: For reasons beyond the control of Port Finance International, it may be necessary to alter the content, the speakers and/or the timing of the sessions. In the unfortunate event of a cancellation, Port Finance International is not liable for any cost incurred by delegates in connection with their attendance.

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Port Finance International provides online news and conferences worldwide. It is a platform and a community for senior industry experts and players to review and discuss the market. Our online news team provides daily coverage of international port finance, investment and operations news. A weekly e-newsletter- sent to readers free of charge - covers the key news and views of the week.

Port Finance International's conferences and training programmes are held across the globe. These events feature key industry figures and they address market challenges and trends as well as providing industry players with essential networking opportunities.

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