Saudi Maritime Congress Approaches

Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan.

To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, the first Saudi Maritime Congress, has been launched under the patronage of Jabara bin Eid Al Suraiseri, the Saudi Arabian Minister of Transport and Chairman of Saudi Ports Authority.

The two day conference-led event, which will take place at the Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Towers from 25-26 November 2014, will attract up to 200 delegates.

Amongst the participants offering first-hand business intelligence are some of the Kingdom’s foremost stakeholders, decision makers, investors, trade specialists and economists.

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Dredging Today Staff