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Port developments in Brazil - presenting Porto Central to the UK

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Join key officials from DIT Southwest, DIT Brazil and Brazilian Porto Central officials for a comprehensive look at details of progress to-date and accessible opportunities for UK companies.

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Who is this webinar for?

This is for UK companies actively engaged in port development projects or supplying into large new ports. The Porto Central project has specific requirements around thermo electric power generation, transport and storage of crude oil, gas production and smart port technologies. 


Porto Central website for further information: https://portocentral.com.br/en/



  • 14.00 - Introductions – Sarah Hildersley, DIT South West Latin America Lead & Gustavo Anacleto, DIT South West
  • 14:05 - Porto Central Director,
    • Update on the current status of the new port – the design and port management plans; scale of the development
    • First concession requirements - oil export (storage tanks, pipeline development, a new refinery)
    • Smart port requirements and other investment opportunities
  • 14:25 - DIT Sector lead - UK expertise
  • 14:35 - DIT Brazil - UK companies with activity in Brazil - a summary
  • 14:45 - Q&A
  • 15:00 - Close

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Please Note: We will send you details of the online platform and login details prior to the event.

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About our speakers

Sarah Hildersley – Latin America Market Specialist: Department for International Trade SW

With extensive business development experience as a British diplomat all over the world helping UK companies achieve sales success, and private sector experience from Iraq, Sarah now advises South West companies on their approach to selling in complex markets in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.  Having worked extensively with small businesses and some of the largest UK firms, Sarah is well placed to help our companies secure sales in the most efficient way.  Sarah helps companies analyse their route to market and to secure sustainable sales.  She recently took on the expanded role of High Growth Markets Specialist in recognition of our levelling-up plans to help South West companies break into new markets.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahhildersley


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