Themed “Port Concession in West and Central Africa; Impact on Economies of member states of the sub-region” the workshop will hold in Sheraton Hotels & Towers, Abuja between September 25 and 26.
During the conference, participants will be appraising the state of maritime transportation in West, Central Africa and other regions of the world.
They will be assessing assessing the implementation of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreements (TFA) and issues on port operations, including maintenance of critical trade support infrastructure capable of promoting “efficiency, competitiveness and cost reduction in carriage of goods
as well as linkages to other markets.”
It is expected that the conference will equally assess the state of Maritime Transport in West and Central Africa: UNCTAD’s viewpoint; Sealink: A Panacea to boosting intra-African Trade; charges, surcharegs and related costs of carriage of goods; Evacuation of IMO Container weighing regime Verified Gross Mass (VAM)
and impact on shipping services/businesses.
of carriage of goods; Evaluation of IMO Container weighing regine Verified Gross Mass (VAM) and impact on shipping services/business.