9th International Seminar 
14th May 2020
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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The one-day seminar programme will explore topics such as economic trends, drivers and demand, greenfield investment, risk assessment, private equity, growth projections, valuation, private sector investment, market overiew, project financing, due diligence, debt capital, bonds, lending, privatization, business cycles and much more...

The seminar programme and speaker agenda will be available once a call for papers has concluded.

- Gain first-hand information on upcoming investment opportunities
- Understand global economic trends in the ports and terminal sector
- Learn about drivers of demand & regional volume growth projections
- Grasp key funding issues in financing of ports and terminals
- Assess the economic criteria of financing and valuating ports
- Obtain an overview of the private sector investment in ports

Previous speakers include companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, bremenports, Drewry Maritime Advisors, Fitch Ratings, Aegir Port Property Advisers, Ports & Logistics Advisory, URS, DNB Bank and DekaBank.

The event will be directed by Peter van Schie, Publisher of World Port Development. Peter has over 20 years experience of working on several port magazines including Port Development International (PdI), Cargo Systems, Cargo Today and the World of Cargo Handling in a commercial capacity.

He has travelled worldwide and during the course of his travels and other business activities he has made many valuable contacts. Peter has also worked as an independent consultant for the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA).

As a consultant he has been involved in and developed various marketing and PR campaigns, managed product launches and developed numerous port events. He also researches and writes independent reports for the ports industry.

The seminar hosts several speakers and is chaired by a moderator, concluding with a Q&A session.