A Sea-Change in Mediterranean Transport and Shipping

June 26-28, 2019 at @Fira de Barcelona Montjuic Exhibition Center

Session: ‘The Waves of Container Terminal Concessions in the Mediterranean Region’ on the 27th of June 2019 at 10:00am.

10-15 min available to speak

Cover the following key topics:

  • Context and background for container terminal concessions in Mediterranean countries
  • Forecast container traffic growth will require developing new terminal capacity
  • How economic growth translates into container traffic
  • Current existing capacity rate
  • New capacity to develop Greenfield investments
  • Private Group will invest in the terminals, but public institutions will need to invest in the infrastructure
  • Criteria and rationale for investing in a port or terminal in the Mediterranean region. What are the incentives, and how to avoid the pitfalls
  • Who has invested or has been investing? What did this investment mean and what challenges were overcome on the way
  • Innovative financing solutions and discuss the future of global port investments
  • Investment Challenges for a Container Terminal in Mediterranean countries


  • Jérome Verny | Director, International Institute for Transport and Innovative Supply Chain (MOBIS)
  • Jordi Torrent | Strategy Director, Port de Barcelona
  • Joris Claeys, Sr consultant, PortExpertise
  • Vittorio Torbianelli | Internationals Relations, Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

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