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TOC 2002 Asia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 19th, 20th, 21st February 2002
Conference / congress

Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition for 2002

19th, 20th, 21st February 2002

09:00 - 17:30 (19th & 20th) 09:30 - 12:45 (21st)

Putra World Trade Centre

"Planning for change, managing uncertainty" is the theme for this year's conference. Chairman: Christopher Blackstone, Deloitte & Touche, Vice President, Ports & Terminals Group, UK 09:00 Welcome from the organisers and host port 09:30 Chairman's introduction 09:40 KEYNOTE The future role of government in international terminal operations Dato' Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik, Minister of Transport, Malaysia 10:00 The mao picture – Asia’s shipping and port map Charles de Trenck, global shipping research, Salomon Smith Barney, Hong Kong 10:30 Questions, Coffee & Exhibition Visit 11:30 Managing through uncertainty Mark Kadar, Vice President, Mercer Management Consultants Inc, USA 11.55 Terminal strategy in a changing world Andrew Milliken, VP, AP Møller Terminals - Asia Region, Singapore 12:20 Carriers and terminals: future strategies Masahiro Aoyama, Director and General Manager, Harbor Group, NYK Line, Japan 13:00 Lunch & Exhibition Visits SESSION 2: Asia in transition 14:00 Chairman's introduction 14:10 China and the WTO: a trade impact assessment Looking behind the hype – the realities of Chinese trade Impact on global and regional service patterns Terminal demand capacity constraints Dr Simon Su, Senior Consultant, GHK Ltd, Hong Kong 14:35 Intra-Asia trade growth and consequences for terminal development The outlook for the intra-Asia container trades The network interface between intra-Asia and transcontinental services Transhipment and direct call strategies Capacity and performance requirements for mainline and feeder terminals 15:00 Regional port competition & partnerships Datin Paduka OC Phang, general manager, Port Klang Authority, Malaysia 15:25 Coffee and exhibition visits 16:00 Port privatisation and productivity: past experience and future prospects in Asia Has privatisation benefited service levels? Measuring productivity under different market conditions Dr Dong-Wook Song, Department of Shipping and Transport Logistics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong 16:25 Public/private partnerships: revitalising Bangladesh's terminal infrastructure Priya Kalsi, consultant, CPCS Transcom, Canada 17:00 Asia’s smaller terminals: prospects for direct service calls Will mega-vessels and transhipment mean more direct calls? Impact on feeder services 17:30 Session closes 18:00 Networking reception, hosted by Port Klang Authority Day Two: Wednesday 20 February | DAY ONE | DAY TWO | DAY THREE | SESSION 3: Management and Operations: Adding Value 09:00 Chairman's introduction 09:05 The dynamics of supply chain management techniques in a transhipment hub Achieving real partnership with shippers Land and infrastructure management Mohd Sidik Shaik Osman, managing director, Port of Tanjung Pelapas, Malaysia 09:30 From wharf to door: ports as logistics nodes From cargo gateway to logistics chain supplier – a fundamental repositioning Practical issues in building new logistics capabilities and connections Integrating terminal operations and logistics 09:55 The managed supply chain: integration strategies for smaller ports Typical workings of the breakbulk and container supply chains Opportunities for integrating information and technologies The benefits of integrating parts of the chain How to achieve integration Ken Harris, chief executive officer, & Kerry Elton, IT Manager, CentrePort, New Zealand 10:20 Questions & Coffee SESSION 4: Financing Growth 11:00 Chairman's introduction: the need for eative terminal financing 11:15 eative terminal financing a new era of capital intensity Securing finance for developing country infrastructure Christopher Lowe, partner, Watson, Farley & Williams, Singapore 11:40 Risk assessment in terminal finance Coping with uncertainty Impact on required investment returns Nicholas Sansome, Thomas Miller Group, Hong Kong 12:05 Insuran
delegates: Conference and Workshop - GBP 1,125.00 + VAT UK @ 17.5% Conference only - GBP 975.00 + VAT UK @ 17.5% Workshop only - GBP 199.00 + VAT UK @ 17.5%

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