6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping

Batumi Sea Port &ICTSI Georgia co-host

6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping

The Port of Batumi in Georgia is gearing up for the hosting of the largest annual maritime transport conference and exhibition in the Black Sea–Caucasus region.

Batumi Sea Port Ltd. (BSPL) is co-hosting the 6th Black Sea Ports and Shipping International Conference and Exhibition on 18 – 19 May at the Sheraton Batumi Hotel, together with the International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary Batumi International Container Terminal LLC (BICT).

The two-day conference will feature 30 speakers addressing topical issues and challenges covering global transportation and logistics. Around 300 local and international delegates are expected to gather in Batumi.

Invited to open the conference are Zurab Pataradze, Chairman of the Government of Adjara, and Mamuka Akhaladze, General Director of Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. Meanwhile, aside from Mr. Madsen, Murat Jumadillaiyev, BSPL Director General and Nikoloz Gogoli, BICT Managing Director, will be the key officials representing the hosting organizations during the opening.

Close to 40 private companies, organizations and government agencies have signed as exhibitors to the Batumi event.