Port of Odesa holds the traditional exhibition “InterTransport”

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Published on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 16:11
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On May 29, the 18th International Transport Exhibition “InterTransport” and the X Specialized Exposition “AgroLogistics” were officially conducted in the large hall of the Odesa Passenger Terminal. Today, it is the only international exhibition of transport and logistics in the country.


The current event, which is traditionally held as a part of International Transport Week in Ukraine, gathered about 100 companies from 8 countries: Ukraine, Belarus, Austria, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands.


Speaking at the opening of the exhibition, Raivis Veckagans, Acting CEO of SE “Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority” (USPA), underscored that this event supported by USPA for a second year and was a good platform for communication between representatives of government agencies and businesses engaged in the transport industry.


‘The exhibition and all the events that take place during International Transport Week are the main events not only for the maritime industry of Ukraine. It attracts the attention of our foreign partners. In the last week of May, the leaders of the maritime economic complex, state-owned enterprises and businesses are able to come together to decide how to develop in the future,’ emphasized R. Veckagans.


According to the complimentary speech of Igor Tkachuk, General Manager of Odesa Sea Port Authority, port of Odesa has hosted the “InterTransport” exhibition for 18 consecutive years.


‘This event takes place regardless of any political events or changes which take place in the country. The exhibition is always expected by our colleagues from the domestic ports, as well as business representatives, foreign guests, because mutually beneficial contracts are concluded, negotiations are held, new business contacts are present here. Our port does everything to ensure that all exhibitors are comfortable and convenient. I can say that next year the exhibition will be held in the new hall, which is being renovated now.’ I. Tkachuk assured.


The complimentary speeches were also given by Volodymyr Homanets, Head of Economic Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Theodor Andreev, Project Manager of Transport Sector of EU Delegation in Ukraine, Oleksandr Lesnik, Executive Manager of Ukrport Association, Head of Ukrvneshtrans Forwarding Association, Oleg Platonov, Vice President of FIATA.


Press Service of Odesa Sea Port Authority