Jun 2017

TOC Europe 2017 opens in Amsterdam next week

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Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre will host TOC Europe 2017 on 27-29 June. The Terminal Operations Conference has been organized by Informa for 40 years and considered best in class by container terminal operators and their suppliers. Over time, TOC has evolved to embrace a wider audience of the whole container supply chain and today it is the global meeting place for port authorities, global terminal operators, shipping lines, 3PL operators and shippers.

TOC Europe 2017 will include a 3-day exhibition, a high-level Container Supply Chain conference and two free seminars: TECH TOC for container terminal professionals and Bulk Logistics & Technology for companies operating in dry bulk freight industry.

With over 170 exhibitors including market leaders and niche suppliers, the exhibition will offer product launches, innovative equipment and software demonstrations.

The conference sessions will look into the following hot topics:

  • how the global container trade will evolve over the next few years
  • how One Belt One Road and the eastward shift of trade will impact Europe-Asia container trade flows, transport investment and operations
  • how to mitigate risks and maximise opportunities in transformational times
  • how port and terminal operators can safeguard their businesses and investments
  • how big box shippers are adapting their supply chain operations to new realities
  • how the latest trends in e-commerce, digitisation and automation will facilitate operations.

The conference speakers include many prominent container supply chain professionals, such as Neil Davidson (Senior Analyst – Ports & Terminals at Drewry Shipping Consultants), Olaf Merk (Administrator Ports and Shipping at OECD), Christian Blauert (Yilport CEO), Lars Jensen (SeaIntelligence Consulting CEO & Partner), Oscar Pernia (Navis Vice President), James Wroe  (Head of Marine Operations – North Europe at Maersk Line), David Huck (Deputy COO at Peel Ports Group), Jacob Moe (Senior Vice President – Global Oceanfreight at CEVA Logistics) and many more.

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