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PortMiami and Port Authority of Dakar International Sister Seaport Agreement Signing Ceremony

MIAMI (August 08, 2017)

PortMiami and the Port Authority of Dakar will host an International Sister Seaport Agreement Signing Ceremony on Wednesday, August, 9, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the PortMiami Executive Conference Room, 1015 North America Way. PortMiami Director and CEO Juan M. Kuryla and the Port Authority of Dakar Managing Director, Dr. Cheikh Kante will discuss the importance of linking the two ports and will examine ways of creating stronger ties.

Guests include local dignitaries as well as local and international press.

About Port Authority of Dakar

The Port Authority of Dakar is the western-most point on the continent of Africa. It is also one of the major seaports in West Africa. Located at the crossroads of the maritime lines connecting Europe to South America and North America to South Africa, the Port Authority of Dakar enjoys an exceptional geographical position. The Port Authority of Dakar is a multi-purpose port offering both cargo handling and cruise passenger services. For additional information please visit www.portdakar.sn/en.

About PortMiami

PortMiami is among America's busiest ports and recognized across the globe as the Cruise Capital of the World and Global Gateway. PortMiami contributes more than $41 billion annually to the South Florida economy and helps generate 324,000 direct, indirect, and induced jobs. For more information please visit www.portmiami.biz.

Who:
PortMiami
What:
PortMiami and Port Authority of Dakar Sister Seaport Agreement Signing Ceremony
When:
August 09, 2017 — 10:30 a.m.
Where:
PortMiami Executive Conference Room
1015 North America Way, 2nd FL
Miami, Florida
Editor's Note:
Media representatives please RSVP by calling Andria Muniz-Amador at 786-299-2410 or via email at amuniz@miamidade.gov.