Seminars, Conferences & Exhibitions
Transport - Ports &Freight

II international conference Black Sea Freight Market & Ports, 5-6 June 2008, Odessa, Ukraine


"Black Sea Freight Market & Ports": Conference documentation

Preliminary program
List of participants
Conference paper (pdf-version)
Audio Recording
Conference photos
Registration for purchase conference's materials

Black Sea Freight Market & Ports: facts, events, summaries

Main themes of the conference:

- Export potential of Black Sea pond
- Prospects of the freight market
- Port infrastructure and service development

Participants: 218 delegates from154 company, representing 21 country.

Working program: 5 sessions, 17 presentations; finishing discussion - round table.

Key factors and trends of 2008, discussed at the conference:

  • High demand and high prices on the main cargoes market, turnover of goods forecasts in Black and Azov Sea:
    Grain cargoes essential growth
    Fertilizers growth
    Coal, steel, iron ore growth
    Pig Iron reduction
    Containers growth
  • Growth of the freight rates and rail road tariffs, developmental lag of transport infrastructure from the market demand, forecast cargo owners will have to extend their expenses for transportation service.

More discussed topic: all the parts of transportation process have space for free maneuver essential growth on the goods market allows shippers to agree with continuous growth of freight, prime cost of transportation allows operators to keep good profitability with out increasing freight rates.

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Media partners:

Shipbuilding. Energy. Transport

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