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  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Victor Shieh

International Association of Ports and Harbors

Communications Director

Victor Shieh is IAPH’s Communications Director, having commenced work for IAPH as Communications Partner for its World Ports Sustainability Program which launched in 2018.

Victor has been involved in the maritime and logistics industry since he graduated in BCom from The University of Birmingham, beginning his career as a management trainee of the National Freight Consortium in the UK before leaving for Spain. There he commercially managed an enterprise serving Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American ports and logistics operations with real-time radio data solutions. He then moved to Belgium in 1998 where he was European Business Unit Manager for voice-based data solutions for distribution centers. 

He then entered the maritime world as Global PR and Communications Executive of Safmarine Container Lines, a Maersk subsidiary with roots in Africa. Following ten years in the role, Victor set up his own communications agency, advising shipowners, offshore companies, ports, terminal operators, supply chain logistics companies, and forwarders on all aspects of corporate communications.

Sessions With Victor Shieh

Wednesday, 18 May

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm (PST) / 18/may/2022 06:30 pm - 18/may/2022 07:00 pm

    #ClosetheGaps: a global roadmap to raise port competitiveness

    To wrap up the conference, IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven and World Bank Global Lead - Transport Connectivity and Regional Integration expert Martin Humphreys will examine the next steps by all stakeholders to #CloseTheGaps in port infrastructure, following the input of 85 senior port and maritime professionals from 35 countries who participated in this exercise to set the global port agenda.