Dinesh Sharma, Director of London-based Drewry Maritime Advisors, will speak about private investment in ports at AAPA’s Shifting Trade Seminar, June 15-16, in Tampa, Fla. His presentation will provide insights on opportunities for investment, including environmental capital expenditure projects such as building microgrids at ports. Sharma leads port projects for multi-lateral development banks, private investors, terminal operators and shipping lines on a wide range of advisory assignments covering market due diligence and transaction advice, trade/freight demand modeling, tariff, revenue, financial and operations modeling, business plan appraisals, and developing business strategy for container terminals and general cargo terminals.
Drewry is a respected source of impartial market insight and industry analysis. Its team has completed over 400 port assignments in 50 countries, in the past 10 years. And since 2010, Drewry has provided commercial/due diligence advice in port M&A and financing with a value of approximately $20B. The AAPA Shifting Trade Seminar examines global trade forecasts and economic trends that affect the port industry. Registration, hotel information and the agenda can be found here.