August 26 - Breakbulk Americas, a conference about breakbulk and project cargo, which will be held in Houston at the George R Brown Convention Centre from September 29 - October 2, will examine the market and challenges that face companies involved in mul

Speakers include senior analyst at Drewry Shipping Consultants, Susan Oatway; corporate manager, risk financing at Bechtel, Mark Falloon; managing director of Africa Project Access, Paul Runge; partner at CEG-Europe, Ed Osterwald and construction manager at Chevron, Mike Crosby.

The event will coincide with a number of educational workshops. These include the PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding Workshop (beginner), an ISO-accredited workshop to fast track project cargo knowledge and business skills, plus PLS: managing logistics for capital projects workshop (intermediate), a two-day workshop that provides practical tools, information for planning major and capital project logistics.

In addition, the two-day Krabbendam heavy transport and lifting master class (intermediate-advanced) workshop for developing critical skills for intermediate and advanced professionals will also be held.