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IX International conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports, May 29th 2015, Odessa, Ukraine, Londonskaya Hotel



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Black Sea Freight Markets & Ports 2014: facts, events and summary

The IXth International Conference Black Sea Freight Market and Ports 2015, organized by Business-Forum, took its place on the 29th of May in Londonskaya Hotel, Odessa, Ukraine.

The event 2015 was focused on the current state of the Black Sea freight market, regional and global dry and break bulk cargo-flows, main challenges and prospects, changes in the Ukrainian ports infrastructure.

The Conference has gathered delegates from Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Lithuania.

This year project was supported by Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority.

Formal program:
4 plenary sessions, 11 presentations

Main topics of the conference:
  • Export / import redistribution forecast of the Main dry bulk cargo freight flows in the Black Sea region for 2015/16
  • Containerization of dry bulk cargoes as alternative way of shipping: types, volumes and advantages
  • Dry bulk fleet overview: newbuilds order-book and fleet modernization, freight rates forecast for River-Sea, Coaster, Handy / Supramax vessels
  • Industrial Developments in Turkish Ship and Yacht Sector
  • Restrictions and challenges for sailing on the rivers Dnipro, Danube, Rhine, Main
  • Ukrainian port industry developments: necessary measures to attract investments and increase cargo traffic

    Reports and comments have been introduced by experienced professionals from:
  • GAC Shipping SA
  • Marvel International
  • Turkish Ship and Yacht Export Union
  • Soylu Shipping
  • Metal-Expert
  • Hermes-Trading
  • Nereids Maritime
  • Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company
  • Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority
  • First-DDSG Logistics Holding

    The conference was organized to initiate the process of collaboration and networking between sea shipping companies and cargo-owners, as well as to find answers on the most disturbing questions relevant to the Black Sea region maritime community.

    Business-Forum expresses thanks to all delegates and partners who joined conference this year.

    We will be glad to meet you next year at the Black Sea Freight Market and Ports Conference 2016.

    If you wish to purchase access to on-line conference materials, please contact:

    Kseniia Shyriaieva
    Project Manager
    +38 056 794 33 94 (ext.218)
    +7 499 346 20 40 (ext.218)

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