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Port Efficiency Forum
25 & 26 February 2015
PFI Brazil
4 & 5 March 2015
Rio de Janeiro
PFI Istanbul
29 & 30 April 2015
PFI Mexico
19 & 20 May 2015
Mexico City
PFI Amsterdam
25 & 26 May 2015
PPP Training
24 - 26 June 2015

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    Marcelo Procopio, Commercial Director/CCO, Sepetiba Tecon

  • PFI conferences in Brazil have brought an international perspective to port logistics discussions and this is particularly important during these times where port law is going through major change in... View More
    Elias Gedeon, Director of Infrastructure Department of FIESP - The Federation of Industries of Sao Paulo and Member of the Infrastructure Committee of AEB - Brazilian Foreign Trade Association and CEO of Notre Dame Consultants & Logistics Inc.

  • It was a great pleasure for me to present our materials; everything I needed was taken care of. Patrick and his team organised a relaxed atmosphere for our potential customers with an excellent... View More
    Hendrik Verkiel, Project Manager - Crane Services Projects, Cargotec Corporation

  • I have attended a few PFI events and found it very useful to share my experience with relevant industry representatives whilst learning more from highly knowledgeable industry experts.... View More
    Ashebir Jacob, V. President, Moffatt & Nichol

  • I have attended PFI Brazil conferences for several years and it has been nice to see how this event grow has grown to become a classic among the ports & shipping–related conferences in the region.... View More
    Michel Donner, Senior Advisor, Drewry

  • The Container Handling Technology forum exceeded all my expectations by adding in highly qualified key executives from Brazilian ports, enabling a broad exchange of experiences, and addressing the... View More
    Danilo Dias, CEO, Smiths Detection Brazil

  • We loved the high level of all presentations and the new contacts we have made with decision makers of Ports industry. We expect to participate in the next conference in Brazil.... View More
    Nodge de Castro Maia Filho, Business Manager, EPC

  • I work in the marketing department from one of the sponsors, Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados, and I attended the conference both days.
    The structure was good, everything working well.... View More
    Dilene Oliveira, Marketing, Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados

  • The program was very good, with subjects that are really important. All speakers were prepared and showed high knowledge. I would participate again.... View More
    Aureo Leal, Director, IMETAME Logistica

  • I always appreciate PFI conferences for their high level and skilled professional audience and speakers. They are well run, well targeted and allow me to learn and develop valuable contacts... View More
    Sylvie Doutres, Co-managing Director, DsG Consultants


Construction of a new deepwater berth at the Port of Cromarty Firth and reclamation of nine acres of surrounding seabed has started as part of a £24 million development at the site in the north of Scotland.

Lerwick to invest £11.95m in quay expansion

Queensland Bauxite signs HOA with FNQPC

Gdansk oil terminal ahead of schedule for 2016 launch

Sanghi to invest $16.2m in Port of Navlakhi upgrade

Port of Tyne embarks on £25m quayside work

Malaysian shipping firm Hubline Bhd has announced its intention to withdraw from the container shipping industry to focus more on breakbulk cargo.The company cited overcapacity in the market and difficult economic operating conditions as the main drivers behind the decision.

Seago launches service between Sweden and Morocco

Hanjin quits Port of Portland

Port of Cincinnati re-designated to form 2nd busiest inland U.S. port

Obama $478bn infrastructure plans may sideline ports

Eimskip to increase frequency of Europe-U.S. shipments

The Japanese Government is to provide a grant of $19 million to Pakistan to improve port security at the Port of Qasim and the Port of Karachi as well as installation of energy efficiency systems in Lahore.

UK to invest £100m in Portsmouth upgrades

China eyes investment in Sohar port

Port of Southampton completes £40m deep-water dredging

Port of Kolkata faces terror attacks

MIT develops submersible robots that offer port security solution


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Port Finance International's conferences and training programmes are held across the globe. These events feature key industry figures and they address market challenges and trends as well as providing industry players with essential networking opportunities.

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