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The 10th Philippine Ports and Shipping, the biggest biennial ports, shipping and transport logistics B2B exhibition and conference in Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA), takes place from February 19-21 2019 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

The event is endorsed by the Department of Transportation and hosted by the Philippine Ports Authority.

The two-day conference program features 30 world-class conference speakers addressing topical issues and challenges for BIMP-EAGA.

Topics for discussion include:

  •  BIMP-EAGA connectivity and modernization for regional trade growth
  • ASEAN maritime trade trends—Implications and lessons learnt in the BIMP-EAGA region
  • Managing safety, security risks and preventing accidents in ports
  • Reducing accidents and insurance claims for ports & terminals
  • Next-Gen Smart Ports and creating economic value through port investments and expansions
  • Smart port vision in hinterland connectivity and implementation of IOT in port and logistics activities
  • Refining port service delivery and the supply chain cycle through technology innovations
  • Port modernization in creating business competitiveness, expanding trade and improving maritime transport gateway for the Philippines and the BIMP-EAGA region
  • Improving maritime connectivity and trade in the Philippines and the BIMP-EAGA region
  • Positioning as the premier transhipment hub for the BIMP-EAGA region

The event will be attended by a gathering of 400 senior government officials, industry principals, decision makers, academics, harbor masters, harbor engineers, port engineers, maintenance supervisors and procurement decision makers together with the region’s leading shippers, cargo owners, importers/exporters, shipping lines, freight forwarders, logistics companies, ports, terminal operating companies, railway operators, port equipment and services suppliers from countries.

There will be an exhibition of 50 international shipping lines, container ports, logistics companies, IT companies, container terminal equipment, services providers and event sponsors.

PortCalls is a media partner and exhibitor.

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