FRACHT 2019 – VII FORUM OF INTERMODAL TRANSPORT

GDANSK, 2-3 APRIL, 2019

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02 April 2019

08.00 – 08.30  Registration of participants, welcome coffee.

Opening

Speeches of co-organizers and invited honored guests

 

08.30 – 08.45 Welcome speech of the organizers to the forum participants

08.45 – 08.55  Welcome speech by Grzegorz Bogacki, CEO and Chairman of the Board of CTL Logistics and Adam Meller, President of the Maritime Port of Gdynia

08.55 – 09.05  Welcome speech by the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship*

09.05 09.10  Welcome speech by Aleksandra Dulkiewicz, Mayor of the City of Gdańsk

09.1009.20  Speech by Bogdan Borusewicz, Deputy Speaker of the Polish Senate

09.2009.30 The ceremony of signing the tripartite cooperation agreement between the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, the Odessa Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Employers of Pomerania

09.30 – 09.40 Speech of Małgorzata Zielińska, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Investment and Development

09.4009.50 Speech by Andrzej Bittel, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Infrastructure

09.5010.00  Speech by Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine*

10.00 – 10.10 Speech by Siti Nugraha Mauludiah, Ambassador of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Republic of Indonesia in the Republic of Poland

10.1010.20 Speech by Margulan Baimuchan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Poland

10.2010.35 Presentation of CTL Logistics - Grzegorz Bosacki, Chairman of the Board

10.3510.50 Presentation of the Maritime Port of Gdynia - Adam Meller, President

10.5011.00 The ceremony of signing the Memorandum between the Management Board of the Port of Gdynia and Company Group „Sodrużestwo” based in Kherson and the Baltic-Black Sea Association Economic Forum.

11.00 – 13.00  Panel I

Transport development strategy until 2030.             

Opening speech: 

European challenges in the field of transport and logistics on the 15th anniversary of Poland's accession to the European Union, protectionism, trade wars, the consequences of leaving the UK from the structures of the European Union.

Prof. Bogusław Liberadzki, Vice-President of the European Parliament.

 

The prospect of the construction of the Central Port as a competitor to ports infrastructure of Western Europe.

Łukasz Greinke, Chairman of the Board, Port of Gdansk Authority.

 

Panel discussion:

Development strategy of the transport industry until 2030, implications for intermodal transport;

Impact of road transport investments on goods transportation;

Barriers to the development of Polish motor transport companies in the European and Polish markets;

                          The prospect of the inclusion of inland water transport in the transport system;

Projects in the sector of narrow infrastructure of intermodal transport;

Changes in the transport infrastructure of the country associated with the creation of the Central Communication Port (with a special emphasis on the impact of its creation on intermodal transport).

Panelists:

Małgorzata Zielińska, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Investment and Development

Andrzej Bittel, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure

Monika Butrym-Niemiec, Director of the Department of the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation

Piotr Malepszak, President, Central Communication Port 

Grzegorz Bogacki, Chairman of the Board, CTL Logistics

Łukasz Greinke, Chairman of the Board, Maritime Port of Gdansk Authority

Adam Meller, Chairman of the Board, Maritime Port of Gdynia Authority

Tomasz Rejek, President, Pomeranian Association of Road Carriers

Jakub Majewski, President of the ProKolej Foundation

Janusz Zubrzycki, Chairman of the Board, INFRA Advisory Centrum 

Moderator: Prof. Andrzej Grzelakowski, Maritime University in Gdynia 

 

13.00 – 13.50  Lunch break

 

13.50 – 14.10 Intermodal transportation in 2018, barriers and opportunities for further development. Competition or cooperation of railway transport with road transport.

Ignacy Góra, President of the Office of Railway Transport of Poland.

 

14.10 – 14.30 Financing of projects in the field of intermodal transport from a financial perspective for the years 2014-2020. Analysis of the documentation of projects submitted to the competition.

Przemysław Wróbel, Director's Advisor of the EU Transport Projects Center.

15.20 – 17.00  Panel II

The current situation and prospects for the development of intermodal transport in Poland.

 

Panel discussion:

Changes in the cost structure of intermodal transport – grow or fall ?

Benefits for intermodal transport - what's new?

Intermodal transportation by rail transport, the state of the linear and narrow infrastructure, border crossing, intermodal terminals;

Investments in the Polish State Railways (PKP) network and the development of intermodal transport;

Improving the accessibility of the ports of Gdansk and Gdynia.

 

Panelists:

Radosław Pacewicz, Vice President of the Railway Transport Office

Lidia Dziewierska – Chairman of the Board, Locconi Intermodal

Mira Roszkiewicz - Import Logistics Manager, Supply Chain & Logistics Department CASTORAMA 

Agnieszka Hipś - President of the Management Board of CLIP Intermodal

Andrzej Pawłowski, Member of the Board of CTL Logistics

Paweł Pucek, Member of the Board for Sales, DB Cargo Polska

Representative of PKP Polish State Railways (Polskie Linie Kolejowe)

Representative of DCT Gdansk Terminal 

Moderator: Dr Andrzej Massel, Deputy Director, Railway Institute

 

17.00 – 18.30 Panel III

Expansion of international transport routes connecting Europe and Asia.                   Opportunities and threats to the development of intermodal transport.

 

Opening speech:

Trends in international trade and their impact on the market for logistics services on the routes Tri-City (Gdansk-Sopot-Gdynia) and Asia-Europe. 

Janusz Piechociński, President of the Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Panel discussion:

Sea ports in Asia and Europe and the development of intermodal transport;

Expansion of railway transport routes connecting Europe and Asia and the related prospects for the development of intermodal transport;

The value of Ukrainian ports on transport routes from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Turkey to Europe;

New Silk Road and the development of intermodal transport;

Agreements and conventions governing international freight transport. 

Panelists:

Siti Nugraha Mauludiah, Extraordinary Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia in the Republic of Poland

Margulan Baimuchan, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Poland

Representative of the Malaysian Embassy *

Paweł Skowroński, Director of the International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Infrastructure

Sławomir Majman, Chairman of the Board of Warsaw Exhibition Board  

 

Moderator: Janusz Piechociński, President of the Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Start at 20.00 Solemn Gala and the “Leader of Intermodal Transport” Awards.

 

03 April 2019

 

09.00 – 09.30  Welcome coffee

09.30 – 11.30   Panel  IV

Importance of North-South transport corridors for intermodal transport.  

 

Opening speech:

European corridors of the TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) and global trade trends.  

Prof. Maciej Matczak – Maritime University of Gdynia

 

Panel discussion:

Do the current main TEN-T network corridors beneficial for Poland?

What transport routes need to be developed in terms of Poland’s relations with Ukraine and other countries of the Black Sea region?

The role of the revitalization of the Lower Vistula and the International Waterway E-40 to enhance the relations of Poland with Ukraine and Belarus;

The importance of the Scandinavian market for North-South corridors; 

Cooperation of sea ports (Gdansk-Odessa, Gdynia-Odessa) - potential, logistics centers, previous experience and plans;

New infrastructure projects in Poland and Ukraine - their impact on capacity building and cooperation in the field of transport / logistics  (including the government program “Drive Ukraine 2030” - the construction of a network of highways and motorways);

Polish-Ukrainian state border - do we have the opportunity to effectively modernize it not to be an obstacle to road and rail transport?; 

Panelists:

Jurij Domczigło, Vice Chairman of the Odessa District Parliament

Mirosław Antonowicz, Member of the Board of PKP Polish State Railways

Representative of the Association of Polish Regions of the Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor

Volodymir Makucha, The Baltic Chernomorskie Association

Efimov Oleksandr, Director of Chornomorsk Enterprise of Odessa Regional Chamber of  Commerce and Industry

Moderator:  Prof. Maciej Matczak – Maritime University of Gdynia

 

11.30 – 13.00  Panel V

How does the world of finance perceive the transport and logistics market?

 

Financial services and products, investment financing, usage of EU funds, financial liquidity, debt, bankruptcy in transport and logistics sector.

Panelists:

Representatives of banks: BGK (Polish National Development Bank, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego) , PKO BP (General Savings Bank, Powszechna Kasa Oszczędności Bank Polski) , Bank of China, Silk Road Foundation , KUKE JSC  (Export Credit Insurance Corporation, Korporacja Ubezpieczeń Kredytów Eksportowych S.A.), Representative of finance and insurance sector from Ukraine.

Moderator:  Prof.  Jerzy W Pietrewicz, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

 

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch break

14.00 – 15.30  Panel VI

Prospects for economic cooperation between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland  

 

The importance of the economic partnership between Poland and Ukraine;

Trade trends, liberalization of EU-Ukraine relations; 

DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area)  and the possibility of its use in trade; 

State of economic relations Baltic Pomerania-Ukraine (Odessa).

Panelists:

Igor Baranetskij, Commercial Counsel of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Poland

Anna Nesterenko, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Odessa

Ludwik Szakiel, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Development, Pomeranian Marshal's Office

Marek Litka, Regional Director, Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce

Tomasz Limon, Employers of Pomerania

Dmytro Syrot, Managing Partner of SDM Kyiv  Legal Office

 

Moderator: Jacek Piechota, Prezes Polsko-Ukraińskiej Izby Gospodarczej

 

15.30 – 15.50  Approval of the position of the VII Forum of Intermodal Transport FRACHT 2019 on the operating conditions of economic entities creating logistics chains in intermodal transport.

15.50 - 16.00  Closing of the VII Forum of Intermodal Transport FRACHT 2019

 

Events accompanying FRACHT 2019

 

03 April 2019

 

15.30-17.30  B2B dialogues – direct business meetings of Pomeranian and Ukrainian firms.

19.30- 22.00  Dinner with Ukrainian guests and representatives of Pomeranian companies.

 

04 April 2019

 

10.00 -14.00 Study tour of the Port of Gdansk, Gdynia and visits to other Pomeranian companies (in accordance with the interest of participants).

                        

 

*At the confirmation stage of participation

 

The organizer has the right to make changes of the program.

 

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