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Education Day

Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Terrace Ballroom, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel
09:00 – 16:15

All Education Day activities will be held in the InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel’s Terrace Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

09:00 – 09:10
Welcoming Remarks
Elizabeth Wetzel, Education Manager, Breakbulk Events & Media

09:10 – 09:45
Session 1: The World of Breakbulk

Breakbulk includes a great array of businesses – shippers, freight forwarders, ports and terminal operators and EPCs among them. Our experienced executive will discuss the types and movement of breakbulk cargo from his perspective.

Miroslav Jakab, China Logistics Manager/Global Container Negotiation Manager, Fluor

09:45 – 10:45
Session 2: Case Study: Flexibility of Heavy-Lift Vessels

Using the wide capabilities of heavy-lift vessels enables ocean carriers to transport the breakbulk and project cargo critical to the project cargo business. Representatives from SAL Heavylift in Shanghai will describe the challenges of transporting multiple rubber tire gantry cranes (RTGs) on one vessel and transport of 10 tugboats at one time.

Steven Ou, Vice General Manager, SAL Heavylift, Shanghai
Tina Yi, Marketing & Sales Manager, SAL Heavylift, Shanghai

10:45 – 11:00
Networking Coffee | Tea Break

11:00 – 11:45
Session 3: The Role of BIMCO

Chances are, if you are organizing a charter party or need an agreed upon contract form, you will turn to BIMCO, a name trusted by the shipping industry for over 100 years. Our senior BIMCO representative will explain just what BIMCO is, why it is important, the impact it has on the shipping business and why it is still relevant after all these years.

Wei Zhuang, Regional Manager of Asia, BIMCO

11:45  – 12:30
Session 4: The Supply Chain

Our experienced presenter will share his knowledge about key aspects of the supply chain, providing insights into logistics, supplier selection, and steps to ensure the most cost effective project completion.

Ray Jiang, General Manager, Suzhou Taicang Hi-Tech New Port Logistics Co, Ltd

12:30 – 13:30
Networking Luncheon

13:30 – 14:15
Session 5: Land Transportation Overview

Land transport takes many forms in China, so what type of cargo is best suited to what transport? Our experienced transportation representative will advise on what combinations are utilized in today’s markets.

Mac Sullivan, Trade Lane Manager, Greater China – Transpacific, Toll Global Forwarding

14:15 – 14:45
Session 6: Look to the Future

What do you see for your future? What should you be doing now to strengthen the possibility that you will meet your goals? Our speaker was in your place not too long ago and provides insights into the transition from student into the working world of Breakbulk.

Rod Yeh, District Sales Executive, Expeditors International

14:45  – 15:00
Networking Coffee | Tea Break

15:00 – 16:00
Breakbulk Career Fair

The career fair is an open session with representatives from many sectors of the Breakbulk industry. Students move from table to table to discuss career prospects.

Carrier Table
Yiannis Pittalis, Marketing & Communications Manager, AAL

EPCs/Shippers Table
Leo Liu, Regional Commodity Manager, Siemens Wind Power Blades (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
CiCi Zheng, Buyer, Siemens Wind Power Blades (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Ports and Terminals Table
Anwar Al Balushi, Port Commercial Manager, Port of Duqm
Lu Tao, Vice General Manager, Guangzhou Port Nansha General Cargo Terminal

Support Services Table
Frank Fan, Sales Manager, Shanghai Portstar Rigging

Logistics Providers Table
Penn Qiu, HR Manager, CJ Smart Cargo
David Hong, Assistant Manager – Projects & EPC, Crane Worldwide Logistics – PVG

16:00 – 16:15
Closing Remarks
Elizabeth Wetzel, Education Manager, Breakbulk Events & Media


Quick Look

  • Session 1: The World of Breakbulk
  • Session 2: Case Study: Flexibility of Heavy-Lift Vessels
  • Session 3: The Role of BIMCO
  • Session 4: The Supply Chain
  • Session 5: Land Transportation Overview
  • Session 6: Look to the Future
  • Breakbulk Career Fair

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