Colombo International Logistics Conference on future for ports, shipping
THE Colombo International Logistics Conference will commence on August 1 and aims to promote Sri Lanka as a global emerging hub that connects markets and consumers
THE Colombo International Logistics Conference will commence on August 1 and aims to promote Sri Lanka as a global emerging hub that connects markets and consumers.
The conference will cover the following macro areas of the logistics industry developments, including ports and shipping sector logistics perspectives beyond 2020, reported Columbo's Daily FT (Financial Times).
This session will deliver the overall macro picture that ports and the shipping sector will offer for logistics efficiency. Developments in infrastructure, global shipping industry transformation and how technologies are transforming the two key sectors in a competitive world, where ports and shipping can transform into economic growth and prosperity, will be discussed.
The insights of experts are expected to cover aspects of how shipping and ports will shape out in the coming decades that will enhance logistics services.
Also coming under the spotlight will be the impact the Hambantota international port will have on maritime logistics. This new port will bring in many new dimensions to the Indian subcontinent and the Indian Ocean maritime logistics and distribution.