Manila, 20 February 2019 – Johor Port Authority (JPA) has participated in the international exhibition at the 10th Philippine Ports & Shipping 2019 on 20 – 21 February 2019 which was held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the Philippines. Transport Events Management was the event organiser with the Philippines Port Authority (PPA) as host and supported by Asean Ports Association.
Participation to the exhibition was in collaboration between Johor Port Berhad (JPB) and Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) with its goal to promote and market both key ports in Johor under the Malaysia’s Southern Gateway platform.
A total of 250 delegates from various nations such as China, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Finland has attended the conference. Transport Events Management also managed the exhibition which was participated by 46 agencies and international corporations. Delegates were also attended the technical visit to Manila Port (Manila North Harbour Port).
The opening ceremony for the 10th Philippine Ports & Shipping 2019 was officiated on 20 February 2019 by Fernando Juan C. Perez, Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Maritime, Republic of the Philippines. The event was also attended by Jay Daniel R. Santiago, PPA General Manager.