The 17th Caspian International Transport, Transit and Logistics Exhibition TransCaspian/Translogistica 2018 will be held from the 11th to the 13th June at Baku Expo Center. The exhibition is one of the leading transport events in the Caspian region, which demonstrates both innovations and achievements of the industry businesses; its content sets the direction for the future development of the transport sector to a large extent. The exhibition gathers together state transport structures and commercial companies that operate in railway sector, marine industry, aviation, commercial transport and transportation & logistics services.
The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, TRACECA, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) and the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan Republic (AEC) render official support to the exhibition. The TransCaspian/Translogistica exhibition is part of a series of specialised transport and logistics exhibitions organised by ITE Group (UK), which includes TransRussia (Moscow), TransPoland (Warsaw), TransUzbekistan (Tashkent), TransUkraine (Kiev), and TransKazakhstan (Almaty), a series of international BreakBulk exhibitions (Antwerp, Houston, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur) and others.
This year TransCaspian/Translogistica 2018 is attended by 85 companies from 15 countries. Exhibitors from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Greece, Lithuania, Russia, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Ukraine and other countries will present a wide range of products and services in the transport sector (cargo transportation; production of locomotives, passenger cars and freight wagons; rolling stock maintenance; component parts for railway transport; shipbuilding and ship repair; port services; component and spare parts for commercial vehicles; and much more). This year, the Turkmenbashi International Sea Port will take part in the exhibition for the first time. Along with the commercial companies, among the exhibitors are the state transport structures such as Azerbaijan Railways JSC, Baku International Trade Sea Port, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, State Maritime Agency under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan. As part of the exhibition’s business programme, bilateral meetings will be held between participants and major local companies. Due with the growth of non-oil sector, interest in the exhibition of logistics companies has significantly increased in the republic. More than 30% of this year’s exhibitors are debutants, including companies that specialise in sea transportation (Baku Dry Port, Turkmenbashi International Sea Port), railway transportation (ADY Container), international road transportation (APS Solver, Belarus and Arijus UAB, Lithuania), and air transportation (Silk Way Group). Moreover, a number of innovations will be demonstrated at this year’s exhibition; hence, “AzRusTrans” will be showcasing alternative transit opportunities, while “Tehnovotum” will present automated laser scanning and fault detection equipment.
Within the framework of the exhibition will be held B2B meetings between cargo owners, owners of rolling stock and companies from the field of shipbuilding. The event aims to offer exhibitors additional opportunity to meet leading local companies with the objective to present and discover new products and services, to explore new business opportunities, find potential clients and exchange business experiences.
This year the exhibition will welcome a number of delegations, including representatives of railway companies from Ukraine, Turkey, Russia, Georgia and Kazakhstan, as well as representatives of OSJD Railway Partnership Organisation and the Ministry of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The TransCaspian/Translogistica exhibition is a unique opportunity to meet with the leaders and specialists of the state transport structures of Azerbaijan and other countries in the region, get acquainted with the prospective infrastructure projects, and also meet with cargo owners, heads of industrial enterprises, car fleet owners and other stakeholders from the core areas in order to establish new business contacts.