IADC presentation (FIDIC Form of Contract) at the Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways, and Dredging

17/05/2017 - 19/05/2017 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

IADC visits

Jurgen Dhollander, PR & Project Manager of IADC will be presenting on the “FIDIC Form of Contract” at the Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways, and Dredging in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The conference will be held for three days – 17-19 May, 2017.

 

The Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways, and Dredging

The theme of the conference is “Inland Transport as an Engine for Competitiveness”. The event provides an international platform for public and private dialogue on strategic actions and efficient logistics operations through waterways and their inland ports. Industry experts will discuss the economic and environmental benefits of sustainable dredging for the development of the Western Hemisphere port sector.

The event is organised by the Under Secretariat of Ports and Waterways of Argentina (SSPYVN) and the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), and in collaboration with the Port of Bahía Blanca, the Port of Buenos Aires, the Port Authority of Rosario (ENAPRO), the Argentine Naval Prefecture, and the Port of Quequén. It will focus on the key aspects of inland transport as well as efficient inland port operations and infrastructure, all in the context of increased competitiveness. Decision-makers from public entities, industry experts, and representatives from the private sector will present successful practices in dredging, navigation, and inland transport.

Topics featured at the conference:

  • Facilitation of intra-regional trade through waterways
  • Inland ports as catalysts for efficient waterway logistics
  • The benefits of multimodal transportation
  • Inland transport safety and security
  • The competitive benefits of environmentally sustainable dredging.