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Maritime Summit

The Eastern Cape Maritime Summit is taking place on November the 13th in Port Elizabeth. The summit seeks to encourage trade and investment in the region and assist entrepreneurs and investors understand how to tap into the 'blue economy', increasingly hailed as South Africa’s proverbial golden goose.

STT CEO, Dr Tony Ribbink, is one of a panel of contributors who will be addressing the topic of maritime tourism.

The Summit is presented under the auspices of the Nelson Mandela Bay Maritime Cluster with the collaboration of Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council, the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, the Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Business, Border Kei Chamber of Business and the Eastern Cape Department of Transport, the custodian of Maritime transport in the region, among others.
The Summit is presented under the auspices of the Nelson Mandela Bay Maritime Cluster with the collaboration of Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council, the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, the Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Business, Border Kei Chamber of Business and the Eastern Cape Department of Transport, the custodian of Maritime transport in the region, among others.

The Summit is taking in Port Elizabeth on 13 November this year and in East London (2016) and Mthatha (2017) in the years thereafter on a rotating basis with the facilitation and guidance of the Eastern Cape Department of Transport.

For exhibition and summit enquiries contact Graziella Ventresca Norton (email), +2741 363 0310.

Did You Know?

“With every breath we take, every drop of water we drink, we’re connected to the ocean. It is our life support system, giving us more than half of the oxygen we breathe, regulating climate, and providing valuable resources.”

- Sylvia Earle (SST Patron)
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