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Transport - Ports &Freight

I international conference Black Sea Freight Market & Ports, 4-5 June 2007, Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Hotel, Odessa, Ukraine


Informational agency Metal-Courier, Industrial Cargos Magazine and Business-Forum Ltd. are pleased to announce their 1st conference devoted to basic Black Sea freight flows, cargo volume consumption analysis, port infrastructure and problems of freight transportation

Topics to be discussed
Sponsorship opportunities
List of participants
Conference Programme

Sunday, 3 June – arrival, registration desk opens
18-00–19-00 preliminary registration
19-00 Welcome reception, delegates aquaintance, welcome word on behalf of organizers and sponsors
Cocktail reception, lobby-bar Kaskad, Odessa Hotel

DAY ONE: Monday, 4 June

9-00 –10-00 Registration desk opens, issue of the conference documentation

10-00 – 11-00 SESSION ONE
Black Sea Markets Export Potential

«Basic Export Freight Flows of MMK in 2006. Plans for 2007.»
Rustam Giniyatullin, Leading Expert, Magnitogorsk Steel Works.

«Mittal Steel Krivoy Rog Achievements and Results in Transportation via Black Sea Ports in 2006. Plans and Projects for 2007» .
Ilya Fedorov, Senior Manager - Freight Handling , Mittal Steel Krivoy Rog.

«CIS Rwa Materials and Steel in the World Markets, Metallurgical Freight Flows».
Svetlana Delamure, Head of Metalx Expert News Division, Information Agency Metal-Courier

11-00 – 11-30 Coffee break

11-30 -- 12-30 SESSION TWO
Black Sea Markets Export Potential

«Out Look for Grain Trading in 2007-2008 at the Black Sea Markets».
Rodion Rybchinskiy, Head of Business Projects Department, Information Agency APK-Inform

«Out Look for Expansion Coal Export Increase form CIS Countries via Black Sea Ports».
Elena Ulyanova, Raw Materials Reporter, Industrial Cargoes Mgazine

«Out Look for Fertilizers Export from CIS Countries».
Sergey Pisotskiy, Senior, Chem-Expert

12-30 -13-00 Coffee break

13-00- 14-30 SESSION THREE
Infrastructure and port service development

« Development of port capacities and modern technologies of metal cargoes handling »
Yuriy Vaskov, Deputy Head of the Port, Odessa Commercial Sea Port

«Specialized Terminal Complexes. Current State and Perspectives at the Example of Novorosiysk Commercial Sea Port Hoilding».
Igor Baldin, Senior Specialist Marketing Division, TP’S Investments company, NMTP Holding

«Import Bulk Cargoes Peculiarities at the Black Sea Ports».
Oleg, Fotchenko, Deputy Head of the Port Operation, Illichevsk Commercial Sea Port

«Out Look for aship building in 2007-2008. Its Influence to theFreight market development».
Mike Mulrooney, Managing Director, Nautilus Shipbrokers Ltd.

14-30 - 16-00 DINNER.
Banquet Room Lido

16-00 –19-00 Tour Programme.
Sea tour and drinks reception at the cruiser «Khadzhibey ».
19-00 The end of the first conference day.

DAY TWO: Tuesday, 5 June

10-00 – 11-00 SESSION FOUR
Infrastructure and port service development

«Out Look for Bulk and General Cargoes Development at Mariupol Commercial Sea Port».
Alexsandr Oleynik, Head of Production Department, Mariupol Commercial Sea Port.

"Current State and Out Look for Development of Tuapse and Taganrog Ports. New Technologies in Handling of General and Bulk Cargoes ".
Irina Davidyan, Head of Handling and Freight Department, Independent Transport Company.

«Current State of General and Bulk Cargoes Handling on the Example of Kherson Commercial Sea Port. New Transport Schemes».
Andrey Egorov, Head of the Port, Kherson Commercail Sea Port

«Current State and Out Look for Infrastructure Development of Port Railway Stations and Competitive Ability of Service Railways in Transportation of Foreign Trade Cargoes via Black Sea Ports».
Vladislav Krasnozhen, Senior Specialist of Commercial Department, Ukrainian Railways

11-00 – 11-30 Coffee break

11-30 -12-30 SESSON FOUR
Black Sea freight Market

«Change of the FOB conditions to CIF/ÑNF: opportunities and risks»
Andrey Kozminykh, Chartering Director, Industrial Carriers Inc.

«World Freight Market and Level of its influence to Black sea Freight».
Boris Jivotenko, Transport executive, Banschero-costa S.P.A.

«Black Sea Freight Market».
Denis Kochurin, Head of Marketing Department, Skiff Shipping

12-30 Dinner
Banquet Room Lido
General sponsor:

Special Project:

Information support:

Managing and trading companies:
Evrazholding, Severstal, Mechel, Metalloinvest, Metinvest Holding, ÒÌÊ, ÎÌÊ, IUD, Leman, Interpipe, Privat Group, Steel Industrial Company Inprom, Komex, DiPos and others.
Steelmaking raw materials suppliers:
CVRD, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Arcelor-Mittal Steel, Corus, Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., US Steel, Anshan Iron & Steel Group, Wuhan Iron & Steel Group Co., Tata International, Minmetals, Cargill, Midland, Duferco.
Steel mills:
MMK, Severstal, NLMK, ZapSib, NTMK, Ural Stell, OEMK, Arcelor Mittal Kryviy Rih, Illyich Steel, Zaporizhstal, Azovstal, Alchevsk Steel, Enakievo, Dneprovsky Steel Works, Petrovsky Steel Works, Mittal Steel Temirtau, Byelorussian Steel Works, Molova Steel Works, Baku Steel, Lijepajas Metalurgs, Uzmet.
Iron Ore producers:
Lebedinsky GOK, Mikhailovsky GOK, Stoilensky GOK, Karelsky Okatysh, Korshunovsky GOK< Kachkanar, Ingulets Mining, Poltava Mining, Severny GOK, KGZRK, SSGPO.
Scrap companies:
MAIR, Novorossmetal, Vtorchermet Spb, VtorMetIndustry, Uralvtorchermet, Profit, Primorvtorsyryo, Daltransitscrap, Ukrmetal, VtormetExport, Dnepr-Metal AG, Keramet, Orus.
SUEK, KRUTrade, Mirtrade, Glencore, Coeclerici, Atlanta, Russian Coal, Taltech, Yuzhkuzbassugol, Vorkutaugol, Yakutugol, Raspadskaya.
International Grain Company, Agromarket Trade, RosInterAgroService, Yug Rusi, Aston, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus, NIBULON Ltd, BUNGE, W.J. InterAgro, Loture, Alfred C. Toepfer International.
Fertilizer producers and suppliers:
MCC EUROCHEM, Phosagro, Minudobrenia, Rosapatitinvest, Uralkali, Silvinit, DniproAZOT, Stirol, Azot Cherkassky, Sumykhimprom, Odessa Port Plant, Transchem, IBE Trade, Transammonia, AzotTrans, Azot Commodities, Energotransinvest.
Novorossiysk, Tuapse, Temruk, Caucasus, Odessa, Illyichevsk, Yuznny, Belgorod-Dnestrovsk, Nikolaev, Kherson, Sevastopol, Kerch, Feodosia, Mariupol, Berdyansk, Taganrog, Yeysk, Constanza, Tulcha, Galaz, Burgas, Varna, Trabzon, Samsun, Eregli, Istanbul, Izmir, Iskenderun.
Stevedoring companies:
Novoroslesexport, Novorossiysk Shiprepair Yard, Avlita, Brooklin-Kiev, Novolog, Metals Ukraine, Olimpex Coupe International, Novotech Terminal, Petrex, Temrukmortrans, Yugtransitservice, Priazovie, Yeysk Sea Port, Directoriya NMTP and others.
Shipping companies:
Albros Shipping and Trading Ltd Co., Armada Group, Atlas Bulk Shipping A/S, Banchero Costa, Camillo Eitzen & Co ASA, Clarkson PLC Group, Clipper Bulk, Cobelfret, Diana Shipping Inc., Dampskibsselskabet "NORDEN" A/S, Golden Ocean Group Limited, Industrial Carriers, Lauritzen Bulkers, Louis Dreyfus, Martrade, Navision Group, Oldendorff Carriers, Palmali Shipping, STX Pan Ocean Co., Western Bulk, Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd., Azovo-Donskoe-Parohodstvo and others

Sponsorship and exhibition
Sponsoring or advertising at our conference will enable you to build brand awareness and showcase your company products to your target audience. For more information on sponsorship and exhibition please call + 7 495 7756055, +38 0562 313919,

Metal-Courier Ltd. Information Agency– the producer and supplier of the latest update commercial information and analysis of steel markets and raw materials, chemicals and industrial transportations since 1994.
The products of the agency - Metal-Courier magazine, Analytical bulletins on Long Products, Flat Products, Steel Tubes and Pipes, Raw Materials, Ferro-Alloys, Quarterly Raw Materials Forecasts, Chem-Courier magazine, Industrial Cargoes; on-line products, analytical materials, individual orders and consultations, Ìåtal À.B.C. and Chemistry À.B.C. directories.
Over 800 enterprises and companies of the metallurgical, chemical, transport and other industries in former USSR countries are our regular clients.
Industrial Cargoes is a division of Metal-Courier Ltd. Agency dealing with industrial transportations and intended for freight owners and transporters of oil products, coal, ores and metals, chemicals, timber, building materials and agricultural products. Industrial Cargoes contains news, reviews and statistics on freight markets and transportations.
Business Forum Ltd is a regular partner of Metal Courier Information Agency. In 2003-2006 the company organized 36 conferences with over 6000 participants

Purchasing the documentation
If your company doesn’t have a possibility to take part in the conference, but you are interested in obtaining the documentation of the event, including reports and a list of participants with their contacts, please, contacts us:
+7-495-775-60-55, +38-056-7702921 or e-mail
Documentation price – $300 (VAT included)

Information about event:
Time and place: June 4-5, Odessa hotel, Odessa, Ukraine
June 3-Arrival of delegates, welcome-reception
June 4-Working sessions, excursion
June 5-Working sessions
June 6-Departure

Registration fee (All rates included):

One delegate: $ 1190
Two or more delegates: $ 1090

Registration fee includes attendance at all sessions, conference documentation, refreshments and lunch, excursion, welcome and cocktail receptions.
Note1: Hotel accommodation is NOT included.
Note2: We regret that cancellations made after 14 days prior to the conference terms will not be refunded. Substitutions are available at any time at no extra charge.
Note3: You can also use the following hotels to live in during the event:

Hotel situated close the conference place:

Continental **** tel. +38 (048) 786-03-99
Frapolli**** tel. +38 (0482) 35-68-00
Black Sea Hotel**** tel. +38 (0482) 30-09-11
Mozart*** tel. +38 (0482) 37-69-00

Hotel “Odessa” **** is modern business hotel in the heart of the Odessa city, Ukraine.
For more information regarding the conference please contact: Business-Forum,
+7(495) 775-60-55, +38 (0562) 31-39-19,
To register for the conference please fill in the registration form online

List of participants

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