Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, TOC Container Supply Chain opened, attracting delegates from across the Middle East beyond, including cargo owners, logistics services providers, shipping lines and maritime ports and terminals.
The renowned conference & exhibition, part of the global TOC family maritime supply chain events, is being held under the Patronage of His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, who officially opened the accompanying Trade Exhibition.
They heard many instances of just how the Middle East region is now firmly established as a major trading block with extensive economic linkages across the globe.
One of the conference session focused on Middle East Ports &Logistics Infrastructure: New Projects, Developments &Investments. Jay New, Commercial Director, Gulftainer, outlined a number of the investment undertaken by the Sharjah-based terminal operator.
Edwin Lammers, Executive Commercial Manager, Sohar Industrial Port Company, explained how Sohar is developing as a significant port, and finally, Martin Mannion, Global Head of Maritime, URS Scott Wilson talked about Kuwait’ plans for the new port of Mubarak Al Kabeer.
TOC CSC Middle East continues until 3 October.
Press Release, October 2, 2012