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 investing 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
As such critical sector of economy as maritime, the themed of this year 2017: “African Ports Expansion Conference” will congregate major stakeholders in the maritime industry including government authorities, port authorities, contractors, technology providers, suppliers of port equipment, consultants and more as they discuss their biggest challenges and debate best-practice methodologies from 20-21 March 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya.
“Modernising African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic.”
The event will be featuring ten (10) speakers from Africa countries, among them are two Nigerians. Namely:
Innocent Ogbuji, General Manager Commercial & Government Relations, West Africa Container Terminal Port Harcourt, Nigeria will be speaking at the event
Also Timi Ayodele, Director, Nigeria Ports Authority will be speaking at the event as it related to the Nigeria experience.
According to organizer, the benefit drive from the event such as learn how ports across Africa can address two of their greatest challenges: security and efficiency
Hear about the presently available benefits of technologies and what they can offer Africa’s maritime transport
Hear from port project owners on the latest updates on port projects
Learn how to overcome port space, logistical and documentation challenges when expanding ports