CLUB OF PORTS' meeting in Geneva, focus on the prospects opened by the SILK ROAD

June 03, 2019

The forthcoming Club of Ports’ meeting will be held in the framework of the 30th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum to take place in Geneva (Switzerland) from June 26 to 29, 2019.

On Friday June 28, a Special Programme of the Club of Ports will gather specialized Ministers, Directors of Ports, Shippers' Councils, Maritime Authorities, International and Regional Organizations coming from the whole World to address major challenges of the global Maritime Industry.

This Session will notably be devoted to the prospects opened by the Silk Road with a focus on :

  • Trieste and Genoa are the new European maritime terminals of the Silk Road
  • Major interest for African Maritime activity : the huge development of hinterland connections from Trieste and Genoa towards the whole Europe
  • New opportunities and challenges raised by Chinese investments in the Balkans’ transport infrastructures
  • The importance of transshipment to China and the East