Intermodal Africa : Djibouti chosen to host the 21st Intermodal Africa 2019
The 21st Intermodal Africa 2019, Africa's most important shipping and logistics event, will be held from 19 to 21 March 2019 in Djibouti. The Authority of Ports and Free Zones of Djibouti (APZFD) was chosen to organize the 21st Intermodal Africa 2019. (Source ADI)
A 3-day conference will bring together world-renowned panelists to discuss current issues and challenges in the world of transportation and logistics.
This annual event will see the participation of more than 500 professionals such as port managers, port engineers, importers and exporters, shipping company owners, freight forwarders, logistics contractors, terminal management companies, railroad managers and suppliers. ports and services of African Union countries.
This decision making Djibouti the host country of the 21st Intermodal Africa 2019 came after months of negotiations. The credit goes first to the President of the Republic, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, who spares no effort to make our country a "hub" unavoidable in world trade.
The credit then goes to the APZFD, for its tireless work, to promote the port infrastructure and free zones of the country. Contacted by telephone, APZFD President Aboubaker Omar Hadi said he was "satisfied with this decision".
"This is an honor for our country and it is the result of the long-term work of the President of the Republic to attract more investors in our country," he said.
The event will also be an opportunity for 80 exhibitors and sponsors to establish direct links with the delegates.
18 companies and other organizations, such as Kenya Port Authority, Dakar Port Authority and Beira Logistics Terminal have already confirmed their participation.