26-28 September 2017
Dubai, UAE

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Port Development MENA Conference – Agenda

Hear from industry professionals from Dubai Maritime City Authority, King Abdullah Economic City, General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone, Port of Duqm, Port of Salalah, SOHAR Port, Aqaba Development Corporation, Kuwait Port Authority, Port of Rotterdam Authority, Hamburg Port Authority, TASNEEF, AECOM, ZADCO and more to discuss the biggest challenges and debate best-practice methodologies for securing, constructing and operating port infrastructure in the MENA region.


Key Port Expansion Projects in the Middle East

As international shipping volumes massively increase across the strategic waters surrounding the Middle Eastern and North African nations, the MENA region is experiencing a massive increase in container shipping investment and expansion. Download our report to discover the key port expansion projects occurring in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Morocco.

Additional Event Information

Port Development MENA Conference: Post-Event Report

Senior representatives from port authorities, port operators, consultants, contractors and solution providers gathered at the Port Development Middle East Conference in Muscat last year. Download this post-event report to see which organisations attended and what kind of audience you can expect in Dubai this September.

Delegate Registration Form

Want to fast-track your registration? It's easy - all you need to do is download the registration form, fill in your details and send it to enquiry@iqpc.ae for immediate confirmation.



Download the agenda-at-a-glance now and get a quick glimpse into the topics and sessions to be covered during the event to find out what’s in store for you.

Sponsorship Enquiry

Port Development MENA Conference: Sponsorship Prospectus

Download this sponsorship prospectus so you can see which options best suit you to showcase your company’s solutions and products at the Port Development MENA Conference.


Future Trends in GCC Port Developments: Optimisation, Innovation and Expansion

GCC port operators are investing billions in their ongoing port development plans in order to capitalise on rapidly increasing global maritime trade flows. Download this paper to gain insight into the optimisation, technological integration and expansion strategies of leading GCC ports. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Port is also highlighted as the first GCC port to be privately owned and operated, drawing attention to the growing calls for further port privatisation in the GCC.

Technological Advancements in Port Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

As shipping volumes rapidly increase across the global maritime industry, MENA ports are actively looking to leverage advanced technological solutions in order to not only build their processing capacity, but also improve the efficiency and security of their operations. Download our whitepaper now to discover how advances in port automation and security are being applied to MENA ports as well as their impact on the industry as a whole.