Building port capacity through infrastructure expansion, optimisation and intermodal development

Africa has a rich trade history; however, more than ever before, the region is projected to grow at an unprecedented rate in order meet growing demands. New projects in Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and neighbouring West African countries are currently being announced, creating exceptional business opportunities as investment in ports and intermodal transport infrastructure strives to deliver and develop world class service and facilities.

As such, the Port Development West Africa conference will congregate major stakeholders in the maritime and transport industry including transport authorities, contractors, consultants, solutions providers and more as they discuss their biggest challenges and debate best-practice methodologies from 17-19 July 2017 in Accra, Ghana.

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Why Attend?

Leading in Uncertain Times

Learn how ports across West Africa can address two of their greatest challenges: security and efficiency

Look Beyond Traditional Boundaries

Discover how the latest solutions can assist these ports in increasing efficiency and capacity through technology and innovation

Upskill Your Frontline into Leadership Positions

Gain insights from port project owners on the latest updates on port projects and how intermodal development is rapidly growing to support these projects

Towards Outcome Centric Measurement

Hear from the regions key stakeholders, as they come together, to unveil their visions and plans in order to develop this sector holistically and sustainably

Which industries should attend?

 

Transport Ministries: To share their regional vision to develop their ports and supporting intermodal transport networks to meet increasing demands to deliver world class service and facilities

 

Port Authorities: To disclose their upcoming opportunities and challenges in completing their current and upcoming projects and sharing knowledge and solutions with the wider industry

 

Port Operators: To state their opportunities, challenges and expectations for the West African region as they look to expand and grow their ports and partnerships

 

Logistics & Shipping Companies: To deliberate in the shift in demands and capacity needs of ports and how to collaborate meet these goals

 

Road Authorities: To update on the linking road and highway projects that will facility the growth of ports and answer the increasing demand as well as find industry partners to support them in achieving these opportunities

 

Rail Authorities: To update on the linking rail projects that will facility the growth of ports and answer the increasing demand as well as find industry partners to support them in achieving these opportunities

 

Corridor groups: To share updates on the future of transport linkages in West Africa

 

Consultants and Contractors: to share their expert and international experience in successfully design, developing and construction port, road and rail expansions to increase capacity, efficiency and connectivity

 

Development Banks: Top shed light on the upcoming investment and growth opportunities in the region

 

Solution Providers: To showcase

What attendees of our Kenyan ports event had to say:

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Franki – A Keller Company
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Royal IHC
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Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd.
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Buhler
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PLM Cranes
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SP Marine Tech AB
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China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd.
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IRM Offshore and Marine Engineers Private Limited
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American Science & Engineering, Inc.
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Saham Insurance
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Total Petroleum Ghana Limited
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Port Technology
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Global Maritime Hub
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Construction Review Online
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ConstructAfrica
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African Business Central
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Ship2Shore
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PortNews IAA
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Maritime Connector
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Transport IQ