Program

of XII International Black Sea Container Summit 2018
September 6, 2018, Odessa, Ukraine

(Londonskaya Hotel, 11, Primorsky Boulevard)

8:00-9:00 Registration of participants, morning coffee

9:00-09:20. Opening of the summit. Greetings of the top managers and representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure, regional authorities, organizers and sponsors

09:20–11:10 Session 1

‘Innovations in the regulatory policy of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine that concern container carriages’
Alexander BASYUK, Director of the Department for Reforming and Operating of Maritime and River Transport at the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine

‘AMPU projects and container carriages through the ports of Ukraine’
Raivis VECKAGANS, Chairman of the AMPU

‘How to maintain the position of Ukraine's largest container port in conditions of growing competition among terminal operators’
Igor TKACHUK, Head of the Administration in Odessa Sea Port

‘Tools to improve the competitiveness of shipping companies and their impact on the Black Sea container market’
Roman KOLOIANOV, Director General of Maersk Ukraine Company

‘Competition of hubs in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea’
Steve WRAY, Associate Director WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

11:10-11:30 Coffee break

11:30–13:30 Session 2

‘Program for the development of the container terminal at Quarantine Mole in Odessa Port”
Philip SWEENS, President the company SC Container Terminal Odessa

‘How to establish a container service between the Dnieper ports and the ports of Big Odessa’
Alexandr ZYSKIND, Director of Zaporozhye River Port, ASC Ukrrichflot

‘Innovations in customs clearance of container cargo’
Andrey ARTEMENKO, Odessa Customs SFS

‘Legal aspects of creation and modernization of container terminals on existing territories of state ports and the adjacent private territories’
Alexander KIFAK, Director of ANK Law Firm

‘Rating of the Black Sea container terminals’ operators on results of 2017’
Konstantin ILNITSKIY, Director of ‘Ports of Ukrain’ Publishing House

Rewarding of the Black Sea Container Rating’s winners on the results of 2017

13:30–14:30 Lunch

14:30–16:00 Session 3

‘Interaction with regulatory authorities in ports. Case study’
Tatyana TITARENKO, Managing partner of the company ‘LeGran.TT’

‘Container shipments on the Danube: should we expect a breakthrough?’
Edgar MARTIN, Infospectrum Central & Eastern Europe

‘Will the forwarding of container cargo survive under the pressure of business processes automation’
Alexander YAKOVENKO, co-owner of Supramarine

How could national associations influence the Ukrainian container turnover’
Viktor BERESTENKO, Deputy Director General of AIFFU

Infrastructure problems hindering transport of containers by road’
Dmitriy ATERLEY, Founder of Agrofintrans Company

16:00–16:20 Coffee break

16:20–17:40 Session 4

‘What should we expect from Hutchison Ports in Chernomorsk?
Andrey SOKOLOV, Head of Kherson MSP in 2016-2018

‘The use of blockchain technology in modern transport business. Trends in the development of IT systems for container carriages’
Alexander GENERALOV, Director of GS Group

‘Container Import and Export in the Black Sea countries’
Alexander KHROMOV, Project Manager in Informall B.G.

‘Container shipping. Advice for Beginners’
Karina GOROVAYA, Senior Associate, Lawyer at Interlegal

19:00 Cocktail party (Restaurant of Londonskaya Hotel, 11, Primorsky Boulevard)