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  • Port Finance International events always successfully manage to bring relevant stakeholders in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead. They continually provide... View More
    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


Proposed plans to develop a multi-million dollar terminal project at the Port of Vostochny in Eastern Russia have attracted interest from investors, with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) already promising around $100 million for the project.

Queensland issues EIS for Abbot Point port project

Brazil's Prumo Logistics receives $814m for Port of Açu

BHP Billiton plans $240m investment in Port Hedland

JSW Infrastructure plans $315m investment to double capacity

Pre-construction work begins at Ghana’s $1bn West African port

Monday, 14 September 2015

U.S. and UAE strengthen port ties

Trade and investment relations between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been given a boost with the signing of a “sister ports” agreement linking the Department of Seaports and Customs in Sharjah and the Canaveral Port Authority of Florida.

Pakistan leases 809ha to China for Gwadar port project

Egypt to agree new investment laws by year end

Zhejiang province plans merger of five regional ports

October deadline set for Piraeus port privatisation bids

Colombia’s ports post double digit growth


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