Port of Antwerp: Seminar on innovation in multipurpose terminal operations

This course will focus on how the Port of Antwerp and ports all over the world implement innovative ideas to improve their different load-handling attachments, to enable cost-effective (un)loading of a broad range of cargo.

TENTATIVE PROGRAM:
DAY 1
• Welcome to the Port of Antwerp
• Senior expert of the Port of Antwerp: The advantages of the Port of Antwerp for specific cargo flows
• Perishables: Innovative ideas on handling perishables & site visit
• Container handling: Multimodal split and added value & site visit to a container terminal

DAY 2
• Break Bulk Cargo: A port’s view on break bulk traffic
• Zuidnatie: Organisation of a general cargo terminal & visit to the terminal
• Steel handling: Detailed description of the steel cargo flow & visit

DAY 3
• Chemicals: Packed chemicals and dealing with hazardous goods
• Port tour
• Closing ceremony at City hall

With the contribution of the Port of Antwerp, Belgian New Fruit Warf, DP World, Zuidnatie, BASF and more.

PRACTICAL INFO:

DURATION: Wednesday 3rd of May till Friday 5th of May

VENUE:
Port House of the Port of Antwerp
Zaha hadidplein 1
2030 Antwerp
Belgium

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES
– 3 day course with lectures and site visits
– welcome dinner on May 2nd, hosted by Mr. Luc Arnouts, CCO of the Port of Antwerp
– documentation
– transport (incl. local transport for site visits and airport pick-up)
– accommodation (from 2nd of May till 5th of May)
– breakfast and lunch

FOR MORE INFO & REGISTRATION
PLEASE CONTACT: Raj.khalid@gmail.com