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Thursday, 27 April 2017 15:00

The best transport infrastructure projects

On 26 April was the official opening of the the 16th Caspian International Transport, Transit and Logistics exhibition TransCaspian/Translogistica, the 7th Caspian International Road Infrastructure and Public Transport Road&Traffic exhibition and the 4th Caspian International Boat and Yacht Show CIBS. Exhibitions are one of the leading transport events in the Caspian region. The exhibitions bring together key public transport authorities and commercial organizations engaged in the rail sector, maritime industry, aviation, commercial vehicles and transport & logistics services. The organizers of the exhibition are Iteca Caspian and its partner ITE Group, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to Iteca.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the exhibition Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ramin Guluzadeh stressed that the leadership of Azerbaijan pays close attention to the transport sector of the country. Thanks to the widespread application of modern technologies, the transport infrastructure of Azerbaijan is growing and developing continuously. The construction of the Caspian SeaPort, along with the establishment of a free economic zone, has facilitated the attraction of large investments to our country.

Regional Director of ITE Group Mr. Edward Strachan noted the importance of the traditional TransCaspian exhibition which invariably holds one of the leading places in a series of international exhibitions held in Azerbaijan. Mr. Stroon expressed his gratitude to the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, the Baku Transport Agency, the State Maritime Administration, TRACECA, and wished the participants active and fruitful work.

This year, 88 companies from 14 countries are participating at the exhibitions. TransCaspian/Translogistica was attended by companies from Azerbaijan, Austria, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, Turkey and others. New companies comprised 30% of the total number of participants. Among this year’s debutants were the RTC Group of Companies, ASFIL, Minsk Car Repair Plant and others. Along with commercial companies, the TransCaspian/Translogistica 2017 exhibition gathered state transport structures such as: CJSC Azerbaijan Railways, Baku International Sea Trade Port, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, the State Maritime Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, “Ukrzaliznytsa” Ukrainian Railways and their subsidiaries, CJSC “AstrakhanSeaPort” and others.

Specialized exhibition CIBS 2017 unites manufacturers and distributors of boats, yachts, various types of marine equipment, yacht clubs, water sports, sea transport. Among the exhibitors of this year are Laky Verf (Russia), Nevsky Shipbuilding and Ship repair Plant (Russia), CJSC RIF (Russia), Yachting 2000 (Austria).

This year Road&Traffic exhibition brings together 26 companies from 11 countries: Azerbaijan, Austria, Belarus, China, Germany, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and USA. The exhibition features such sectors as design and construction of roads and bridges, machinery and equipment for road marking, road barriers, geo-planning and cartography, 3D terrain modelling, geodetic equipment, road lighting, asphalt concrete plants, geo-synthetic materials for roads, road-building machinery, speed measuring instruments for vehicles, buses and much more.

The exhibition created ideal conditions for meeting with managers and experts of the leading road construction companies of the region, and is traditionally showcasing industry innovations, among which are Urban and Cordoba products for road lighting, in addition to Novoplast-primer. This year the Baku Transport Agency is participating at the exhibition for the first time. The exhibitions will last until April 28.

Person in charge of the newsline: Jeyhun Bayramov

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