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CEDA-UK: Half-Day seminar: The Maritime Northern PowerHouse


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Rebalancing north-south economic prosperity and attracting investment into Northern cities and towns is the headline objective of The Northern Powerhouse.  Bordered by Liverpool and Manchester to the west and Newcastle and the Humber to the east, the northern ports and waterways have a major role to play in delivering these economic objectives.

 CEDA UK’s technical seminar brings together the key maritime players in the Northern Powerhouse to showcase the importance of ports and inland waterways to economic growth and the future prosperity of the area.

 The Seminar will finish at 17.00 hours.


Captain Alan McPherson, Harbourmaster, Port of Tyne – Managing dredging operations in Ports - a Harbour Master’s view.

Ben Elstob, Divisional Business Manager, Land & Water Group – Swan Hunter Dredging and Redevelopment.

Simon Brett, Head of Projects (Humber), Associated British Ports – Greenport Hull.

Stuart McKenzie (Freight Operations Planner/Harbour Master), The Canal & River Trust – Freight Traffic on Inland Waterways.

Graeme McGinty, Liverpool 2 Senior Project Manager – The Liverpool2 Container Terminal Development.

To book your place at this event please visit:


MEA House, Ellison Place, Newcastle
10 May 2016 - 10 May 2016
14.00-17.00 hrs