Patrick Verhoeven

International Association of Ports and Harbors

Managing Director

Patrick is currently based in Antwerp, Belgium, primarily responsible to the Board and the President for the development of and implementation of the strategic plans and policies as established by the Board and for representing the IAPH within the industry.

Sessions With Patrick Verhoeven

Monday, 21 June

  • 10:00am - 10:10am (CET) / 21/jun/2021 08:00 am - 21/jun/2021 08:10 am

    IAPH

  • 10:10am - 10:55am (CET) / 21/jun/2021 08:10 am - 21/jun/2021 08:55 am

    Keynote

    Global Trade Outlook

    Virtual

    Get the latest global economic outlook from (the World Trade Organization TBC,) the co-author of the IAPH COVID-19 Port Economic Impact Barometer and from the world's largest private economic market intelligence organization.

  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm (CET) / 21/jun/2021 10:45 am - 21/jun/2021 10:55 am

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Virtual

    Get a taste of Harbour life from the host city of this year's virtual event as IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven interviews some of the best local guides who will show you the real Antwerp harbour vibe through their eyes!

  • 01:00pm - 01:30pm (CET) / 21/jun/2021 11:00 am - 21/jun/2021 11:30 am

    Business Innovation

    Embarking on a Transformation from Successful Cargo Port to Maritime Cluster

    Virtual

    Maritime clusters have been established in numerous ports around the world with varying degrees of success. What constitutes a thriving maritime cluster and what lessons can be learned from both successes and failures? Learn how Singapore grew from the world's largest transshipment port into a center of maritime excellence for shipping and ship management as well as a manufacturing hub and one of the world's principal bunkering and offshore maintenance hubs.

Tuesday, 22 June

  • 10:10am - 10:55am (CET) / 22/jun/2021 08:10 am - 22/jun/2021 08:55 am

    Climate and Energy

    Ports as Energy Transition Hubs

    Virtual

    Ports are transforming rapidly, with many transforming into vibrant physical and digital hubs of economic activity. With this change, sustainable energy generation is becoming key, not only for ports themselves but also to close regional circular economic loops. Ports are looking at waste and energy reuse, replacing hydrocarbons with renewable sources to power newly-electrified terminal operations for cargo and passengers. How can public and private sector interests in port communities achieve such a successful energy transition ?

  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm (CET) / 22/jun/2021 10:45 am - 22/jun/2021 10:55 am

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual

    Get a taste of Harbour life from the host city of this year's virtual event as IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven interviews some of the best local guides who will show you the real Antwerp harbour vibe through their eyes!

  • 02:25pm - 02:55pm (CET) / 22/jun/2021 12:25 pm - 22/jun/2021 12:55 pm

    Climate and Energy

    What Does it Take to be a Multi-Fuel Port?

    Virtual

    Which maritime fuels of the future will eventually be adopted in the long-term battle to decarbonize the industry in order to meet the IMO2050 goals? What impact will they have on current and future landside bunker infrastructure investments by ports, terminal operators and future fuel providers?

Wednesday, 23 June

  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm (CET) / 23/jun/2021 10:45 am - 23/jun/2021 10:55 am

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual

    Get a taste of Harbour life from the host city of this year's virtual event as IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven interviews some of the best local guides who will show you the real Antwerp harbour vibe through their eyes!

  • 04:45pm - 05:30pm (CET) / 23/jun/2021 02:45 pm - 23/jun/2021 03:30 pm

    Business Innovation

    The Essential Evolution of Container Shipping & Logistics

    Virtual

    While COVID-19 has brought some companies and industries to a standstill, container shipping & logistics has prevailed as an absolutely essential sector that continues to connect the world and make global trade affordable. In his keynote, MSC CEO Soren Toft will give a fresh perspective on the agenda priorities for the sector to ensure it keeps on evolving to meet the needs of global trade in a digitalizing and decarbonizing landscape. He will then discuss these themes with Port of Antwerp CEO Jacques Vandermeiren and specifically how shipping and ports can collaborate in keeping pace with these trends.

Thursday, 24 June

  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm (CET) / 24/jun/2021 10:45 am - 24/jun/2021 10:55 am

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual

    Get a taste of Harbour life from the host city of this year's virtual event as IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven interviews some of the best local guides who will show you the real Antwerp harbour vibe through their eyes!

  • 04:45pm - 05:15pm (CET) / 24/jun/2021 02:45 pm - 24/jun/2021 03:15 pm

    IAPH

    The Role of Ports in Stimulating Intermodal Connectivity and Supply Chain Optimisation

    Virtual

    With ports' increasing role as multimodal nodes in end-to-end supply chains that go beyond the quayside, this session will look at how hinterland connectivity is now becoming a top agenda item for port executives in order to satisfy not only the shipowners using their port but the importers, exporters, and supply chain service providers using different connectivity options to final destinations.

Friday, 25 June

  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 10:45 am - 25/jun/2021 10:55 am

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Antwerp Harbour Life

    Virtual Virtual Virtual Virtual

    Get a taste of Harbour life from the host city of this year's virtual event as IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven interviews some of the best local guides who will show you the real Antwerp harbour vibe through their eyes!

  • 01:00pm - 01:30pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 11:00 am - 25/jun/2021 11:30 am

    Business Innovation

    Optimizing the Value of Port Land

    Virtual

    How can port land be best employed in order to support a port’s core business in terms of maximising it competitve advantages? How can a port's strategy be linked to optimising adding value to its property-based revenue streams? This session will describe how the use of a holistic approach based on analystics and business intelligence can improve land utilization at ports.

  • 01:35pm - 02:20pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 11:35 am - 25/jun/2021 12:20 pm

    Keynote

    Keynote: Implementing the IMO GHG Strategy

    Virtual

    The IMO is at a pivotal point on measures to to decarbonize and reduce emissions in shipping in order to meet its industry GHG reduction strategy goals. With tough decisions about to be made at its Martime Environmental Protection Committees, what will it really take to realistically decarbonize and reduce ship emissions?

  • 05:30pm - 05:40pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 03:30 pm - 25/jun/2021 03:40 pm

    IAPH