Events - 15 Apr 13

Automotive Logistics China

Hilton Hongqiao Shanghai, Shanghai
Apr 15 2013 - Apr 17 2013

The conference is the forum where domestic market demand meets international expertise. It is the must-attend event for automotive logistics in China. This year is the 10th anniversary of the Automotive Logistics China conference, again being held in partnership with the China Automotive Logistics Association, a part of the Federation of Logistics & Purchasing (CFLP). The conference will bring together senior executives from OEMs and Tier 1s with service providers of all types, in a truly unique gathering. More than 300 delegates will network, meet, exchange learning and do business.

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Breakbulk Africa Congress 2013

Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town
Apr 15 2013 - Apr 18 2013

Large infrastructure projects, a wealth of natural resources, a rising wave of foreign investment, and South Africa’s inclusion as one of the BRICS are adding to Africa’s emergence as one of the world’s hottest breakbulk/heavy-lift markets. But Africa’s historic trade and transportation challenges remain as barriers to entry for many logistics providers. Speakers will identify new capital projects, examine port and rail productivity, discuss coastal shipping, and review best practices for combating fraud.

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Shipping China 2013

Four Seasons Hotel – Puxi, Shanghai
Apr 15 2013 - Apr 16 2013

What is driving newbuilding markets? Will freight rates recover enough in 2013 to encourage investors back to newbuildings? How are vessel cost management concerns, eco designs, duel fuel engines and super economy driving fleet renewals? Where are prices – have they bottomed out? What are the facts about shipbuilding capacity – how many Chinese yards are active today? How many have taken order in the last 2 years? Are changes in Regulations and the prospect of an LNG driven, low emission industry encouraging new rounds of investment? How are currency issues likely to stimulate or stymie orders? A panel of top brokers will explore the latest deals and opportunities and provide valuable insight on what to expect in the coming year. How are yards and owners responding to the newbuilding order drought? What are the ingredients for a successful newbuilding deal post crisis? What kind of vessels are being ordered and by whom?

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