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Agenda

26-28 March 2018
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC)
Shanghai, China 

Breakbulk China 2017 Official Recap

Monday, 26 March 2018

WORKSHOPS

08:00 – 17:00
Registration (for workshop attendees only)
Location: 3rd Floor Lobby, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

14:00 – 17:00
Registration (Delegates)
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

08:30 – 17:00
Project Freight Management Day 1
Location: Riverview 1, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

This one-day course will provide the key points of managing major projects to successfully bring a project from planning to completion. Activities such as project scheduling, developing requests for quotations and proposals, understanding Incoterms and landed costs will be explained.

 

08:30 – 17:00
PPG Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Forwarding
[Presented in English]
Location: Riverview 8, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

ISO accredited, this one and half day workshop is for project forwarders seeking to fast-track skills and knowledge.

Rodger Hall, Founder, Sun Communications
Kevin Stephens, Founder of 3PL heavy-lift network, Project Professionals Group

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018

WORKSHOPS

08:00 – 17:00
Registration (for workshop attendees only)
Location: 3rd Floor Lobby, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

10:00 – 17:00
Registration (Delegates)
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

08:30 – 12:00
PPG Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Forwarding Day 2
[Presented in English]
Location: Riverview 8, 3rd Floor, InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel

ISO accredited, this one a half day workshop is for project forwarders seeking to fast-track skills and knowledge.

Rodger Hall, Founder, Sun Communications
Kevin Stephens, Founder of 3PL heavy-lift network, Project Professionals Group

PREVIEW THIS WORKSHOP

08:30 – 17:00
Registration
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

09:30 – 17:00
Exhibition Hall Hours
Location: SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

10:15 – 16:00
Conference Sessions, Breakbulk Showcases and Exhibition
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

10:15 – 10:30
Welcoming remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

10:30 – 11:20
Super Lifts for a Super Sea-Crossing Project
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]
Heavy lifts were integral to pre-fabricated component installations during construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, a sea crossing connecting Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China. Stretching more than 50 kilometers, this historic and geopolitically significant crossing is soon to open. We’re pleased to have a senior engineer who’s worked many years on this super sea crossing describe the technical challenges and achievements of this important project.  

Lu Huaying, Senior Engineer, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Authority

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11:30 – 12:20
Calm Under Pressure: Handling Oversized Tanks and Vessels
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]
Large chemical tanks, pressure vessels and industrial cylinders, components of new and refurbished processing and manufacturing plants, are cargoes familiar to Chinese breakbulk professionals. They constantly criss-cross China, bound for domestic projects or export. Our panel of experts discusses tank trends and challenges.

Bi Rong, Manager Tianjin Branch, China Great Logistics
Sean Zhang, Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager, Solvay Asia Pacific
Albert Wang, Operations Director, Bewellcn Shanghai Industrial
Du Dakang, General Manager Kunshan, CTS International Logistics
Yu Jinyi, Project Manager, COSCO Shipping Logistics Xiamen

12:30-14:00
Networking Break

14:00 – 14:50
Big Moves with Belt and Road
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]
China’s Belt and Road initiative, now in its fifth year, continues to shape the nation’s construction, engineering and trade sectors as well as generate lucrative business for international project cargo carrier and logistics firms. What’s been accomplished, and where is Belt and Road going? A top official from China’s Ministry the Commerce offers an insider’s  perspective on this global game-changer.

Bai Ming, Director of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Commerce

15:00 – 15:50
China and South Korea: Breakbulk Neighbors Growing Together
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]
Common interests in shipbuilding, car manufacturing, clean energy and more have created a foundation for lucrative business ties between China and South Korea. Heavy lift and ro-ro cargo experts discuss the benefits of this growing relationship.

Moderator: Jum Gyu Kim, Managing Director, Super Rack Shipping
Roh Jungmoo, Managing Director and Head of China, Eukor Car Carriers
Lee Yong-Gyoon, Intergis 

15:50 – 16:00
Closing remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]
Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

BREAKBULK SHOWCASES

10:30-11:30
Micro Seminar: An Introduction to Marine Claims
[Presented in Chinese]
How does Protection & Indemnity insurance cover losses for marine service companies handling breakbulk in China, where a unique legal system affects policy-writing and claim procedures? A Shanghai-based expert offers case studies to highlight the process for specific types of cargo losses.

Qiao Gang, Director, New World P&I Service

14:00-15:00
Micro Seminar: Innovation in Heavy Cargo Packaging Technology
[Presented in Chinese]
In recent years, innovative heavy packaging technology has become more and more important. These technologies include unmanned aircraft, computer software, automation tools, etc. What should packaging industry customers know? What is the future of the packaging industry? An industry expert analyzes and answers these important questions.

Chico Zhang, Marketing Manager, Bestbox Export Packing

15:15-16:15
Micro Seminar: Doing Business in China
[Presented in English]
Starting business in any country is disrupting, particularly learning the legal ramifications of start-up enterprises.  An international shipping and trade lawyer will provide insights on how to enter business in China.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

09:00 – 16:00
Registration
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3 Foyer, 2nd Floor

10:00 – 16:00
Exhibition Hall Hours
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

10:15 – 15:00
Conference Sessions, Breakbulk Showcases and Exhibition
SWEECC, Exhibition Hall 3, 2nd Floor

Conference Sessions

10:15 – 10:30
Opening Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]

Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

10:30 – 11:20
Asian Ports Rising to Meet Project Cargo Demand
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]
Domestic and global investors, including China through the Belt and Road initiative, are pouring money into port and other infrastructure projects in Southeast and southern Asia. Why? And how will new and expanded ports in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and elsewhere impact the project cargo industry? A leading expert in ports development with the Hong Kong-based consultancy BMT Asia Pacific tells us what the future holds.

Mark Yong, Director, BMT Asia Pacific

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11:30 – 12:30
Moving the Wind: China’s Project Industry Gears Up
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]
Boosting hydropower installed capacity by 18%, increasing natural gas to 10% of the nation’s energy mix, and building offshore wind farms are a few highlights of China’s plan for a dramatic shift to “new energy” by 2020. How is the global breakbulk industry supporting this bold initiative? A European forwarding executive answers this question and moderates a panel discussion with experts describing how their companies are supporting China’s push for new energy development at home and abroad.

Moderator: William Hu, Project Manager, TPL Project China
Cloud Wei, Project Supervisor, Gebruder Weiss China
Leo Liu, Procurement Manager, Gamesa/Siemens
Jimmy Jin, Project Manager, Chipolbrok
Li Zhisong, Envision China

12:30-14:00
Networking Break

14:00 – 14:50
Carrier Panel: Heavy Lifts, Heavy Seas
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]
Chinese ocean carrier companies and foreign ocean carrier companies say the China project cargo market is highly competitive but more and more important. How have carriers adapted to meet the demands of project cargo owners? How are China’s ports serving carriers? In this discussion, experts share their views.

MODERATOR: Henrik Pederson, Chief of Operations, BBC Chartering China
Alvin Sheng, Deputy Manager, CMA CGM Project Cargo Division – Asia
Chen Huawei, Deputy General Manager, CNT International Shipping
Yolanda Chen, Pulp and Breakbulk Marketing Manager, Nansha Grain and General Cargo Terminal
Michael Zhao, Chief Representative, Spliethoff

15:00 – 15:50
Chinese Equipment Manufacturers Go Global
[Presented in Chinese with simultaneous English translation]
Chinese equipment manufacturers are finding new business opportunities in overseas markets. Where are these opportunities, and what will happen in the future? Our panel of manufacturer representatives explores this topic.

Li Baokun, Editor in Chief, International Ship & Offshore Media, China
Yunfu Yan, Chief  Engineer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd
Hongbin Pu, Secretary General, China Offshore (Deepsea) Industry Alliance

15:50 – 16:00
Closing Remarks
[Presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation]
Janet Nodar, Content Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

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