The objective of the Value Driven Port Masterplanning Course, taking place in Rotterdam from 5 – 7 March 2019, is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the various steps required to develop a feasible and bankable Port Master Plan with a strong focus on the successful implementation. Participants will follow a 3-day training course, where they will receive hands-on training on the key building blocks of port master planning from a value perspective.
The objective of the Value Driven Port Masterplanning Course, taking place in Rotterdam from 5 – 7 March 2019, is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the various steps required to develop a feasible and bankable port master plan with a strong focus on the successful implementation. Participants will follow a 3-day training course, where they will receive hands-on training on the key building blocks of port master planning from a value perspective. Further, they will be able to discuss the modern-day challenges of successfully implementing a port master plan that meets the requirements of key stakeholders involved including Governments, contractors, concessionaires and financiers. The course will also provide the latest insights regarding port PPP models and provide guidance to select the optimal PPP structure as key requirement for a feasible port master plan implementation, both from the Governments and private sector perspective.
The course is focused on the following main topics:
- Introduction to port masterplanning
- Strategic context of a port master plan
- Definition of port master plan requirements
- Port masterplanning: taking the value perspective
- Port master plan implementation: PPP & road map for procurement of key contracts
Who should attend?
The Port Master Planning Course is developed as a tool for capacity building for different audiences:
- Staff members, (mid-)management and executives active in the port and maritime sector, as well as public or private professionals (to be) involved in port masterplanning
- Port engineers active in the maritime and port sector
- Financial professionals (Lenders, Development Funds, etc.)
- Professionals involved in port PPPs
To stimulate the sharing of knowledge, a certain level of port-related experience is expected. Participants are therefore recommended to:
- Be familiar with basic port principles.
- Speak English
Each training day will run from 9am to 5pm and all materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee. Plenty of time will be set aside throughout the training program to review the specific course aspects and reflect within the group. Participants are invited to elaborate on specific port master plan exercises from within their own experience/companies. Interaction between the participants on real-life issues is encouraged and is regarded as a valuable addition to the course program.
Participants will be provided with the following curriculum materials:
- Course Plan and agenda
- Handouts for all modules; and,
- Case studies
- Additional reading
09:00 – 13:00 Module 1: Introduction to Port Masterplanning
14:00 – 17:00 Module 2: Definition of Port Master Plan requirements
09:00 – 13:00 Module 2: Definition of Port Master Plan requirements
14:00 – 17:00 Module 3: Port Masterplanning: Taking the value perspective
09:00 – 13:00 Module 3: Port Masterplanning: Taking the value perspective
14:00 – 17:00 Module 4: Port Master Plan implementation
The course is organised by Port Finance International, and in association with MTBS, the leading port and terminal strategy and transaction advisory.
About the trainers
Wim De Rycke is a Senior Consultant for MTBS and active in the ports and shipping business for over 20 years. During this period, he has taken on different roles and responsibilities in various areas of the maritime business: project management, strategy advice, technical and operational management, equipment procurement, business development, masterplanning, financial modelling and investment analysis. Mr. De Rycke was manager projects & acquisition at Terminal Investment Limited (TIL). Mr. De Rycke was Member of the Board of Directors on eight terminals (including 4 with a throughput of in excess of 2,000,000 TEU) to represent the shareholder.
Ryan Cornelisse is Consultant for MTBS and holds a Master degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he specialized in Port Economics. During his studies, he gained operational port experience through a part time job at ECT Delta Terminals Rotterdam. He joined MTBS as Consultant and in that role he has combined both his academic and port operational backgrounds in various MTBS projects. During his career at MTBS, Mr. Cornelisse specialized in port operations, port public private partnerships and transaction advisory.
Early Bird Rate: €1875
Book before 7 December 2018
Standard Rate: €2495
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.
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).
*Only one discount may be applied to any booking - PFI will apply the greater discount.
Please use the application form to register.
The course will be taken place at the office of Maritime & Transport Business Solutions ('MTBS').
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