PIANC APAC 2020 is a biennial conference series focusing on harbours, ports and recreational boating in the Asia Pacific region.

Technical Tours

Date: Friday 4 December 2020
Time: 9.00am – 11.00am
Departs: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Returns: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Cost: Included in full registration

Tour 1 – Fremantle Port Operational Areas Tour

This narrated bus tour will take you through the Fremantle Inner Harbour operational areas, including the container terminals, an empty container park and the Truck Marshalling Area. This tour will include an explanation of Fremantle Ports’ innovative Congestion Management System.

Tour 2 – Fremantle Ship Simulation Tour

Ever wanted to pilot a container ship?  Step onto the hi-tech bridge simulators at HR Wallingford Australia Ship Simulation Centre and Fremantle Maritime Simulation Centre, located an easy 10-minute walk from the conference venue at the Fremantle Esplanade Hotel. This tour, which includes a technical presentation and simulator access, is based at two adjoining pilot training facilities in the heart of Fremantle.

Tour 3 – Fremantle Local Marina Facilities Tour

Take a bus tour of local boating facilities, including Challenger Harbour, the largest small boat harbour in Western Australia comprising 600 plus commercial and recreational pens, five jetties, three wharves and fuelling facilities. More details to follow.

Key Dates

14 August 2020               
Abstract Submission (Round 2) Deadline (midnight AEST)

28 August 2020               
Authors advised of Submission Outcome

18 September 2020       
Earlybird Registration Closes

25 September 2020       
Speaker Registration Deadline

Additional enquiries should be directed to the Conference Secretariat: Encanta Event Management T: +61 3 9863 7609 E: lexie.duncan@encanta.com.au