25 - 26 June, 2019
HYATT REGENCY, DAR ES SALAAM, THE KILIMANJARO, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Dr. Chinedum Onyemechi

Dept. of Maritime Management Technology
Federal University of Technology Owerri

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Conference Day One: Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

12:30 PM KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: Dry ports as a key driving elements for both the commercial and transportation sectors.

Why are logistic hubs becoming so important?
With new businesses dynamics and a fast moving commercial environment, it is essential for countries to ensure a smoother flow of goods in order to increase competitiveness. For this reason infrastructure development, and in particular ports, dry ports and hinterland transports play a key role.
This session will consider:
  • A snapshot of the main dry ports projects (Zambia, Congo and Tanzania)
  • How can inland countries benefit from it: from new job opportunities to surroundings development
  • New commercial routes
  • How regional ports can minimise the risk of overcapacity?