USA: Conference on Cutting-Edge Port Tech Takes Place in Savannah
The International Port & Terminal Technology Conference and Exhibition is coming to Savannah, Ga. on May 20-21. The Georgia Ports Authority and MCI Media will present the conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
“Savannah is the perfect location for this year’s event, as its container port serves as the major gateway for trade into the vibrant and growing Southeast U.S. region,” said Peter van Schie of the magazine World Port Development, which is organizing the event.
The Port & Terminal Technology Conference has taken place in Europe for nearly a decade and is now in its sixth year in the U.S.
“We’re excited to host this year’s event,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “The conference will feature an impressive selection of industry experts speaking on innovations that deliver improved port efficiency.”
PTT USA 2014 will explore the latest developments, trends and technology affecting global ports and terminals. This conference and exhibition specifically targets industry professionals such as port operations, maintenance and engineering, as well as terminal operators, consultancy firms, dredging contractors, maritime construction firms and suppliers of cargo handling and terminal equipment.
Press Release, March 4, 2014