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Committees and working groups

The UMF runs its action through 6 working committees: - Oil, liquid bulk and chemistry - Promotion of the petrochemical sector - Breakbulk - Solid bulk - Professional training - Quality charter.

 

Oil, liquid bulk and chemistry

President: Cédric MOROT-BIZOT

Objectives: Gather all the operators of the sector on a regular basis in order to:

  • Provide an overview of the flows and activities in our basins, and of the development of competing ports
  • Report the common issues of present operators and find solutions

Meeting schedule: Bimonthly

Operators: industrialists of the sector, shipping agents, hauliers, GPMM, Marine Affairs, Customs, …

File: Clearance working group -  Identify the missing informations in a common document, so as to notify the charterers and study the possibility of welcoming ships in the best possible conditions.

- Detail of the terminal

- Plan détaillé du quai

- Detailed map of the dock

- Map of the technical facilities

 

Promotion of the petrochemical sector

Objectives: Promote the features of Marseille-Fos (facilities and activities of the sector) and work on portraying a positive image of the sector

Meeting schedule: Quarterly

File: Inception and involvement in promotional events

Tankbank:  International conference of the petrochemical storage sector, for the first time in Marseille on the 21st and 22nd of June 2018

UMF panel discussion: Innovation and energy transition - The problem of funding in maritime and port industries  (June 21st 2018)

EPCA (European Petro Chemical Association) congress: Via Marseille Fos attends it every year since 2016

PGLC (Petrochemicals Global Logistics Convention): held by the UMF on the 20th and 21st of June 2019

 

Breakbulk

President: Jean Claude SARREMEJEANNE

Objectives: bring the professionals of the sector together through the promotion of this evolving industry, in cooperation with GPMM

Achievements:

- Communication media (PowerPoint, presentation leaflet in French and English, video, news bulletins, conventional advertisement), along with the communication department of GPMM

- Active preparation for the Breakbulk promotional actions of VMF

- Promotional workshop for the Breakbulk sector in Lyon on September 24th 2018

Upcoming: Next Breakbulk convention in Bremen on 21-23 May 2019

 

Solid bulk

President: Matthieu CORRIEZ

Objectives: Promote the features of Marseille-Fos (facilities and activities of the sector) and work on portraying a positive image of the sector

Meeting schedule: Quarterly

File: Involvement in promotional events while working in coordination with new sectors

Pollutec: Attendance at the Pollutec convention in 2018, in partnership with Via Marseille Fos

Waste sector: effort in understanding the potential of the waste sector (recycling and reclamation) in order to develop a new industrial sector in our basins.

 

Professional trainings

  • Dangerous goods training, from entry level to confirmed level and renewal
  • FONASBA training (exam centre)
  • Port synergy training: a unique training in France which enables, in a very short time, a full grasp of the port chain, its professions and contributors. A training made by professionals for professionals.

 

Quality charter