Ports Event to Take Place in Kenya on March 20

On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic.

Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports.

To keep up with the increase, government authorities across the continent are investment millions to increase its capacity.

With port development in Africa projected to grow strongly to meet this demand, new projects are being announced creating exceptional maritime business opportunities as ports strive to deliver world class service, facilities and efficiencies, the event organizers stated.

Featured speakers

  • Catherine Mturi-Wairi, Managing Director of Kenya Ports Authority;
  • Karl-Xhanti Socikwa, Chief Executive Officer of Transnet Port Terminals, South Africa;
  • Innocent Ogbuji, General Manager Commercial & Government Relations, West Africa Container Terminal Port Harcourt, Nigeria;
  • Tesa Major, Port Representative, Port of Antwerp, Belgium;
  • John Omingo, Head of Commercial Shipping, Kenya Maritime Authority.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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