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The Company
Port Centric Logistics Partners Ltd is a private limited company registered in England and Wales, registration number 7587478.

PCLP acts for clients who include
• port owners
• port users and service providers
• port adjacent landowners
• port investors and their transaction advisers


Recent PCLP assignments
UK

  • review of long term market growth prospects in the UK ports sector for a global investment bank

  • acquisition research and port site selection advice for an international logistics service provider in the Steel market

  • North Sea port: market and port traffic appraisal for funding options to build new terminal in partnership with EY

  • port and waterborne freight adviser for DfT modal shift grants review in partnership with Arup

Mainland Europe
  • market analysis for potential investor in European RoRo ferry operation

  • Baltic Sea RoRo logistics hub: benchmarking of existing and planned investments in port capex and maintenance

  • Turkey: due diligence on Turkish ports investment plan

Russia
  • port development plan appraisal and capital expenditure scrutiny for US Private Equity investment into existing port and container terminal

Africa
  • West Africa: O&M adviser and peer reviewer on LTA team for 2.5m TEU container terminal development

USA
  • Gulf Port: new container terminal feasibility analysis and investment options for P3 transaction


Principals and Directors

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Stephen Taylor has over 35 years of commercial and management experience. Stephen’s career has been spent working for multinational companies, a Public Private Partnership and in management consultancy. From an initial role in warehouse and distribution management with a leading UK high street retailer, Stephen has pursued a successful business career embracing supply chain systems design, business planning, FMCG and construction products sourcing and international marketing. He has extensive experience in logistics management, international trade development and capital investment projects including direct accountability for businesses in his General Manager roles. As Project Director of a PPP for economic development and port centric business growth, he formulated and led multi-disciplinary work programmes to promote and win new transport infrastructure, trade growth and inward investment around the UK’s largest ports’ complex, the Humber ports.

In 2010 and 2011 Stephen was Chair of the Port Centric Logistics Conference organised by Navigate Events.
He is a Director at
UK Ports and Logistics Ltd and a co-founder and Director of Port Centric Logistics Partners Ltd in the UK.

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Budha Majumdar is a Master Mariner and highly experienced ports, shipping and logistics professional. Since 1976 Budha has worked in ports and terminal management and advises on port master planning, marketing, organisation and operations in port-connected supply chains. More recently he has worked extensively on wind energy development projects from a ports and logistics perspective. He has worked in UK and overseas advising on port master planning, capacity analysis, port marketing and operations. He is Ports Consultant to major offshore wind farm developers in the UK, assisting them in identifying suitable construction and O&M ports


Budha’s port management career started in Liverpool, UK before taking responsibility as General Manager at the Medway Ports near London. From there he moved to Associated British Ports (ABP) where he rose to the position of Port Director and a member of the ABP Board of Directors. This was followed by his appointment as Managing Director of Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, including responsibility for merging the activities of the Port of Liverpool with that of the Manchester Ship Canal

Internationally, Budha Majumdar has worked on overseas consultancy projects, including advising on port planning and marketing for the Port of Mundra in Gujarat India, and on development of new terminals in North America and in the Middle East. Budha has been General Manager and CEO of a container terminal concession in Tartous, Syria where he set up a local company, obtained all necessary Government approvals and successfully established Syria’s first specialised private sector container terminal on behalf of International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI).

Budha’s work as a Ports and Terminals consultant has included a wide range of international port-related assignments and offshore wind energy project development. Budha is a Course Director for training and education of future port professionals. He is a co-founder and Director of Port Centric Logistics Partners Ltd in the UK.


Your Next Steps
At PCLP, we strive to foster a high-level of collaboration and client interaction. Your decisions could have far-reaching consequences for your company and the community it operates in, and as such you need to feel complete comfort and confidence in the process and outcome.
When you
contact us, we’ll set up an informal meeting to discuss your circumstances and how Port Centric Logistics Partners might be able to help.