of Antwerp is hosting road shows from February 12 to 16, in port cities of
Mumbai, Chennai besides Pune and New Delhi. The events will bring together
several stakeholders and partners of the Antwerp Port Authority, such as the
Port of Montreal (its North American market’s strategic partner), a group of
Antwerp logistics service providers and senior representatives from the Belgian
government, informed a release.
reception has been organized on February 12 by Antwerp Port Authority at the
Trident hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai in honor of the Port of Montreal’s visit
the road show a workshop has been organized for the Port of Antwerp Alumni
which will enable an interactive session between Indian exporters and the
Antwerp logistics delegation.
Workshop with Mr Walter Van Mechelen, Chairman, Alfaport from Antwerp, as
speaker is an opportunity to explore how digital innovations can be utilised to
enhance supply chain operations, the interactive session will provide Indian
exporters with the opportunity to interact with the Antwerp logistics
delegation and evaluate their supply chain options.
roadshow will be in Chennai on February 13, Pune on February 14 and 15, and
Delhi on February 16. Mr Luc Arnouts, Director, International Relations, at
Antwerp Port Authority and the Antwerp logistics delegation will be available
for interactions with local businesses at these cities.
officials from the Belgian government such as Mr Mark Van de Vreken, Consul
General of Belgium to South India, Mr Peter Huyghebaert, Consul General of
Belgium to Mumbai and Ms Babette Desfossez, Customs Attaché of Belgium will
also be present at the sessions. Businesses engaged in export and import of
cargo in break-bulk, steel, project cargo and containers will benefit from the
sessions, the release pointed out.
Mr Jan Luykx,
Ambassador of Belgium to India, will attend Port of Antwerp’s event at the Taj
Diplomatic Enclave hotel, New Delhi, organised to facilitate engagements
between North Indian businesses and the Antwerp team. A separate session will
also be held for the steel industry, in partnership with Indian Steel
Association, to highlight the port’s strengths in handling steel and explore
specialized services provided by the Antwerp companies for the steel sector,
the release said.