The objective of the Port Investments & PPP Course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of how Port and Terminal Projects are developed from Concept to Financial Close. All the steps are connected to the relevant stages of port investments: Strategy Formulation, Project Valuation, Transaction Documents/Procedures and Investment Financing.

 

The objective of the Port Investments & PPP Course 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.

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 15 participants.

 

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 MODULE 1: PORT STRATEGY & PPP
Industry performance, Management Models and Case Studies

13:00 - 15:00 MODULE 2: BUSINESS CASE
Traffic Forecasting, Financial Modelling, Economic Cost-Benefit Analyses

 

Day 2

09:00 - 12:00 MODULE 3: FINANCING
Public & Private Funding; On-Balance & Off Balance and Case Studies

13:00 - 17:00 MODULE 4: TRANSACTIONS
Risk Analyses, Concession Contract, PPP Procurement, Case Studies and Tender Process

 

The course is organised by Port Finance International and in association with MTBS, the leading port and terminal strategy and transaction advisory company.

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About the trainer

Victor van Leengoed is a Projects Director at MTBS. Mr. van Leengoed has obtained a Master degrees in economy (MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam), as well as in civil engineering (MSc Delft University of Technology). Mr. van Leengoed 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. Mr. van Leengoed is a frequent lecturer and speaker for Master students and at conferences on topics related to Port Finance and Port PPP.

 

Course fees

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  • Standard rate: €....

*When you book for 2 or more delegates from the same company when booked at the same time, you're entitled to receive an extra 10% discount.

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

*Members of our partners are entitled to a special discount on the delegate price.
 Please ensure you quote the association partner when booking. (you may be asked for proof of company).

                                                    Please use the application form to register.

 

Summits
International
31 January 2023
PFI Port Finance Summit
Mexico City
14 May 2020
PFI Port Finance Summit
Rio de Janeiro
13 June 2019
PFI Port Privatization Forum Rio