In this edition, the Macro Development of Indian Ocean Ports was at the heart of debates. The Mauritius Ports Authority has announced that our port will soon be enlarged.
The MPA has announced plans for development soon. "The Bulk MCT is extended by 240 meters providing a usable space of 800 meters. The Container Yard will be extended over an area of 6.5 hectares in order to accommodate a minimum of 750,000 20-foot containers, "says Narad Dawoodary, communications officer at the MPA. Beneficial development, he said, for port traffic.
"This edition saw the participation of 240 countries in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 50 speakers and decision makers and 20 exhibitors of products and services related to port, "said the organizer, Rory Doyle, Transport Events Management Ltd-Malaysia.
Note that the Cargo Handling Corporation, Fast Shipping and Transportation and the MPA are the only three bodies of Island of the twenty who currently occupy the showroom open to the public professional sector. In case studies conducted by the speakers, possible solutions were suggested for problems such as port security, the environment, and piracy, which, incidentally, was strongly criticized by the African participants. The two-day conference will also discuss the future of shipping lines. The sixth edition of the Indian Ocean Ports and Logistics Exhibition and Conference 2012 is taking place at Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments.