GPF EW on Ports Capacity Planning & Fin Investm Analysis, 22-23 Feb 24,SPR

Thu Feb 22 2024 at 09:00 am to Fri Feb 23 2024 at 05:00 pm UTC+08:00

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GPF EW on Ports Capacity Planning & Fin Investm Analysis,  22-23 Feb 24,SPR
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GPF Executive Workshop on Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning and Financial Investment Analysis,22-23 Feb 24, Singapore

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Global Ports Forum presents – GPF Executive Workshop on Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning and Financial Investment Analysis, 22-23 Feb 24, Singapore

Key Learning Outcomes:

Identify what impacts current port capacity.

Design and use key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor port performance

Determine what KPIs to benchmark and how

Examine the gaps in effectiveness and efficiencies and determine how to close these gaps.

Applying Business Process Reengineering and Technological Improvement concepts for port processes and operational improvements.

Testing proposed changes through simulation.

Understand Port Capacity Planning, which covers facility review, market feasibility studies and cargo forecasting techniques.

Understand the various tools of Financial Feasibility Analysis.

Apply these tools to determine the financial viability of financial investments and proposed port expansion projects.

Financing the port/terminal expansion.

Understand the risks involved and how to mitigate them.

Participants will be able to hone the knowledge acquired through class exercises and case studies.

COURSE OUTLINE

Workshop commences at 9.00 am sharp and ends at 5.00 pm.

There will be morning and afternoon break each day. Lunch is served at 12.30 pm.

Day One:

Preamble to Ports & Terminals Capacity Planning:(Sessions 1 and 2 will enable you to examine your current operations to determine the current effectiveness and efficiencies.)

1. Identifying the Right KPIs for your Port Operations•

Design of KPIs based on cargo type and mode of port operations

• Identifying your objectives for KPIs

• KPIs selection criteria

• Developing KPIs: what to look out for

2. Operational vs. Non-operational KPIs

• Port performance Indicators (Efficiency, Effectiveness, HSE Indicators)

• Financial Performance Indicators

• Port Financial Indicators

• Class Exercise on port productivity and discussion on causes of low productivity

(Session 3 will enable you to compare your performance with the best in class and highlight the gaps for potential improvements.)

3. Benchmarking:

• Defining Benchmarking

• Why benchmark?

• What areas to Benchmark?

• Difficulties Experienced and How to overcome them

• Is there a solution?

(Sessions 4 will examine the measures you can take to improve/optimize your internal effectiveness and efficiencies and session 5 will enable you to test potential scenarios before you decide on expansion.)

4. Business process Re-engineering:

• What is BPR?

• Illustrations on BPR

• BPR Processes

• Cases on use of BPR to improve processes

• Is Terminal Automation a possible solution?

• Case Discussion on Terminal Automation

• Class exercises on use of BPR for operational improvement and case study on port operation automation process.

Day 2:

5. Testing Scenarios through use of Simulation:

• What is simulation?

• Why simulation?

• What data or information do you require for simulation?

• Potential areas to use simulation to test future scenarios

(Session 6 will look at all aspects of Port Capacity Planning and Session 7 will deal with Investment Appraisal of Port Expansion Projects. )

6. Port Capacity Planning:

• Overview of Port Markets and its Impact on Capacity Planning

• Capacity Planning Management and Cargo Forecasting Tools

• Exercises on Cargo Forecast Tools

• Class exercises on cargo forecasting and financial feasibility.

7. Investment Appraisal :

• Explain Purpose of Investments

• Explain Objectives of Investment Appraisal

• Investment Appraisal Models (Non-Discounting and Discounting Models)

• How to ensure accuracy of financial analysis

• Is there a need for Post-Audit?

• Project illustration of Financial Feasibility Analysis

Who should attend:

Port Authorities;

Port / Terminal developers,

Port operators;

Port investors,

Port Service providers;

Shipping Companies,

Port Designers / Planners;

Port Consultants;

About the Course Director (subject to final confirmation)

Thomas Ng has over 29 years of consulting experience in the ports and shipping industry. Thomas is known for developing innovative solutions for players within the ports & shipping industry, — in areas of investments advisory, port strategy, development, marketing, planning & redesign, customer services and port operations; and delivering superior results.

He is the Executive Chairman of The Global Ports Forum (GPF) since 2008. The Global Ports Forum is a platform where all ports stakeholders in the ecosystem- port customers, port authorities, port operators, port people, port suppliers & service providers are gathered together to discuss about issues furthering the interests of ports globally.

Thomas is well-respected in the ports & shipping circles — recognized for his in-depth industry knowledge and far-reaching personal industry network and linkages. Some of his recent port investments advisory work include ports in the Middle East, Africa, Southern Europe, South East Asia, Latin America, etc.

Given Thomas’ far-reaching personal port industry network and linkages, Thomas is often seek out by port investors and port privatization candidates all over the world for collaborative partnership.

Thomas is invited regularly as speaker & facilitator for Ports conferences, roundtable and executive programs and workshops.

He is the senior port & terminal training expert for the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) for foreign ports officials for over 10 years. Recent programmes conducted by Thomas include the 5 days executive program in “Port Development and Competitiveness”, Singapore on 12-16 Dec 2016 where Thomas was the key trainer for over 60% of the whole executive program. Some other early SCP programmes that Thomas taught over 20 senior foreign government transport officials included the 2 weeks Singapore MFA Executive Programme in Logistics & Distribution Management on 28 Aug – 10 Sep 2007 & again on 6 Oct – 17 Oct 2008.


Thomas spoke recently at the Transport Intelligence Singapore 2013 Infrastructure panel, together with senior executives from the World Bank & UPS, the Container Depot Association Singapore Conference 2014 on ports and infrastructure, Tank Storage Asia Conference in 2015 and an exclusive Roundtable on Smart ports & ships and Internet of Things in Jun 2016.

On a professional level, Thomas founded the non-government voluntary organization — The Global Ports Council (GPC) in 2008. As of today, over 192 C-level executives globally presents themselves as members of our council. Our prestigious list of Council members are as follows:

http://globalportsforum.com/the-global-ports-council/

Thomas is also a veteran Chartered member (since 2001) of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Singapore. He serves as a Board Member of the Singapore Branch of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport for 16 years.

16th GPF Anniversary Special. Pay for Two participants, another Two comes free. No other promotion applicable.

Costs:

On or Before 22 Dec 2023:

The ‘Early Bird’ Rate is USD3995 – Save USD800!

Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save USD3995!

From 23 Dec 2023 :

The Regular Rate is USD4795

Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save USD4795!

Note: All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.

REGISTER NOW !To register, please submit the following details to [email protected]:

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For cheque payments: To be made payable to ‘Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.’ Please do not send post-dated cheque.

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Account Name: Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.,

Account No. : 695 477 141 001.

Beneficiary Bank: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, Singapore. (Swift: OCBCSGSG),

Address : 65 Chulia Street #01-00, OCBC Centre, Singapore 049513.

Please supply confirmation via email of the TT from your bank. Transmitting bank charges must be paid by sender. Please quote both delegate and company name as reference.

Kindly note that as we are providing a special rate for ‘early bird’ sign up, we will need to receive your company payment by 22 Dec 2023 to enjoy the discount.


Look forward to welcoming you at the executive workshop and forums!

Kind regards

Thomas Ng

Chairman

The Global Ports Forum




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Terms & Conditions:

No delegate registration will be accepted without completing registration details and full payment.

Upon receipt of your registration details and full payment, further programme information will be emailed to you including your proforma invoice and, if required, a letter of invitation for entry visa application.

Delegates will not be admitted unless payment has been received in Full.

Flights, Airport Transfers and Accommodation are not included in your delegate registration fee.

Refund Policy – a reimbursement of the registration fee, minus administrative charges will only be made if the participant has notified Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd. in writing that he/she is unable to attend the event no less than 45 days prior to the commencement of the event.

No cancellation is allowed after that, but a replacement with another participant is allowed.

This programme is subject to change without notice, E&O.E.




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