Shipping and logistics industry players to meet in Bahrain this month

The 18th Trans Middle East 2022 Exhibition and Conference will take place in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

24 May 2022

The 18th Trans Middle East 2022 Exhibition and Conference will take place in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain from Tuesday 31 May to Thursday 2 June under the patronage of His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications. 

The two- day Conference Programme will feature over 20 local, regional and international speakers addressing topical issues and challenges on global transportation and logistics with an audience that includes executives from the region’s leading shippers, cargo owners, importers / exporters, shipping lines, freight forwarders, logistics companies, ports, terminal operating companies, railway operators, port equipment and services suppliers from countries throughout the GCC region. Session topics will include GCC Investment Opportunities and Economic Diversification on Global Maritime Trade Flow; Driving Digital Transformation in the Port and Transportation Industries; and Challenges and Opportunities in Multimodal Supply Chain Movements Throughout the Region. 

In addition, an exhibition featuring 28 maritime and logistics companies will be held in parallel to the event, showcasing products and capabilities in the maritime sector.  Exhibiting companies include APMT Bahrain, Tamkeen, Almoayed Wilhemsen, Bahrain Polytechnic, BASREC, Export Bahrain, Gulf Air, Red Sea Gateway Terminal and more.   

International delegates will also have the opportunity to join a technical site visit to Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), Bahrain’s main commercial port, where they will see Bahrain’s state-of-the-art port facilities.  KBSP is managed and operated by APM Terminals Bahrain, which plays a key role in positioning Bahrain as a shipping hub for the region and contributes to the Government’s vision to create a port with the growth capacity to serve Bahrain’s economic aspirations.

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