22 - 24 OCTOBER
Sundus Rotana, Muscat, Oman
Jesse Damsky, Chief Commercial Officer at Port of Salalah

Jesse Damsky

Chief Commercial Officer
Port of Salalah

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Conference Day One: Monday, 22 October 2018

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

9:45 AM EXECUTIVE BRIEFING: Funding, financing and expansion priorities for Oman’s ports

  • Partnership opportunities
  • Trade Globalisation or Investment Regionalisation? The impact on Middle Eastern seaports
  • Collaboration with private sector - Shippers as drivers of a sustainable supply chain
  • Digitisation and developing the port of the future
  • Impact of game changers and drivers on the port industries


2:30 PM HARBOUR SIDE CHAT: What effect is the consolidation of shipping lines having on port capacity and how can the Middle East ensure competition in the market?

  • How is digitisation leveling the playing field for ports, shipping lines and cargo stakeholders?
  • Landside customer versus shipping lines: How can ports capitalise on the landside opportunity whilst still remaining attractive to shipping lines?
  • How are trade patterns expected to change and what effect is this going to have on Oman’s port capacity?

Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

9:25 AM Ensuring the financial viability of ports: Harnessing the landside opportunity through digitisation, integration and collaboration

  • Enhancing revenue stream in non-quayside activities
  • Using digital technology to provide value to landside customers and cargo owners
  • The role of data in achieving port and landside integration
  • Optimising logistics and traffic flows using IoT