Mark Szakonyi to address Colombo International Maritime Conference

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z piii Mark SzakonyiColombo International Maritime Conference will be held from September 24-26 September 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mark Szakonyi is the executive editor of JOC.com, a subscription-based portal for news, analysis, data and research pertaining to containerized shipping and other forms of freight transport will speak at this event.

JOC.com is the online arm of The Journal of Commerce, part of IHS Maritime and Trade.

The conference will be addressed by international, regional and local speakers who are representatives of major international institutions and business entities related to the shipping industry. The conference organisers would like to carry the message of Sri Lanka's and the region's opportunities in the maritime sector to the world. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) which is the key body of the UN related to the maritime sector has specially endorsed this Colombo conference through a message from its secretary general Koji Sekimizu.

Importantly 2015 the IMO theme is maritime education and training which coincides with the UN changing from millennium development goals to sustainable development goals to ensure a better planet for its people.

In this regard Sri Lanka will play a significant and an important role in the maritime map of the world in the years to come and the sector will help elevate the standards of living in Sri Lankan people and the Indian Subcontinent. The event is supported by the government of Sri Lanka, private and public sector institutions and associations along with international and local chambers and many international organisations and institutions related to the industry.

The conference will be addressed by international, regional and local speakers who are representatives of major international institutions and business entities related to the shipping industry.

The conference organisers hope to carry the message of Sri Lanka's and the region's opportunities in the maritime sector to the world.

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) which is the key body of the UN related to the maritime sector has specially endorsed this Colombo conference through a message from its secretary general Koji Sekimizu.

Importantly 2015 the IMO theme is maritime education and training which coincides with the UN changing from millennium development goals to sustainable development goals to ensure a better planet for its people. In this regard Sri Lanka will play a significant and an important role in the maritime map of the world in the years to come and the sector will help elevate the standards of living in Sri Lankan people and the Indian Subcontinent.

More information can be found on our website www.cimc2015.com

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