Preparations are now well advanced for the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference which takes place in Abu Dhabi on November 6th, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort. The overarching theme of the event, ‘Converting greater optimism into sustainable trade growth’ is highly topical and its relevance is reflected in the high number of advanced bookings to attend what is sure to be a highly stimulating and informative day.
The opening Session 1 is packed with expert speakers who will address how best to invest in delivering the infrastructure and services that can unlock trade potential in the region. Confirmed speakers are leaders in their fields and include Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi, chief executive of ADNOC Logistics & Services; Saliya Wickramasuriya of Hambantota International Port group; Abdullah Bin Damithan, chief operating officer, DP World; Ross Thompson, chief commercial and strategy officer, Abu Dhabi Ports; Dr Priyath Wickrama, chairman, Bestar Consultancy; and Michael Jorgenson, chief finance officer, Oman Shipping Company.
Trevor Pereira, managing director, TMS, says, “I am enormously excited about the potential for this session which includes many experienced and well respected executives with a strong track record of delivering investment projects in shipping and ports. This is going to be a great opportunity to gain critical insights into strategic decision making at the highest level and is a session that is going to be talked about for some time to come.”