Partners & Supporters

We invite all industry associations and media publications with an objective of contributing to the development of Eastern and Central Africa's transport industry to be part of this Infrastructure Summit. For organization-event affiliation and media partnerships, email

Supporting Organizations:
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) is charged with the responsibility for development of the transport and meteorology and to ensure that the services provided in these sectors are efficient and meet the needs of the population. The Ministry was established in January 2011 from the then Ministry of Infrastructure Development. Since then the Ministry has focused attention at ensuring availability of adequate transport infrastructure, well maintained and safeguarded the environment against irresponsible infrastructure development as well as integrating all modes of transport in achieving a coherent vision for economic development.

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a statutory body established in both the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia, by the TAZARA ACT of 1975, which was later amended by the TAZARA ACT of 1995. The governments of both Tanzania and Zambia are the joint and equal shareholders of TAZARA. Constructed and equipped with assistance of the Chinese government, the railway was built between 1970 and 1975 and began commercial operations on 14th July 1976. Covering a total distance of 1,860km from Dar es Salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi, TAZARA links the Southern Africa Regional transport network to Eastern Africa, Asia and the Far East through the seaport of Dar es Salaam. It connects landlocked Zambia to the seaport of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania through New Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia, which provides road and railway interconnectivity to the rest of southern Africa and other parts of Zambia, including the Copperbelt region and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Media Partners:
Construction Review Online is the online version of Construction Review magazine, Africa's construction news, building industry, projects, architecture, design, magazine, jobs, tenders and forum for construction professionals. The portal has a global reach targeted at the construction industry, incorporating suppliers, professionals, contractors, governments and non-governmental organizations. Construction Review Online pages have extra information not in the print version such as tenders, jobs, multi-media and past copies of the magazine.

African Cargo News, the Pan-African premier authoritative voice of logistics, is set to advance the frontiers of logistics business in Africa. The Publication's editorial policy is predicated on the libertarian social responsibility theory of the press with a grassroots liberal tradition. The online version is updated thrice-a-week and the print version is a monthly publication circulated direct to logistics industry leaders and support services across the 55 countries of Africa and overseas. Areas of coverage include: Aviation, Maritime, Oil and Gas, Mining and Power, Railways, Finance and Insurance, as well as the logistics industry such as Courier, Haulage, Warehousing and all aspects of Supply Chain management related to Africa. A publication of the Pan African Premier Independent Freight Forwarders' Group, African Cargo News partners with in building a vibrant African connectivity through logistics.

Via Libre is the leading Spanish railway magazine. Every month, it provides a treasure of information on a wide range of topics related to railways. It is edited by the Fundacion de los Ferrocarriles Espanoles, and its Editorial Committee includes representatives of all the public Spanish railway and metro companies: Renfe, Adif, the regional railway companies and all the metro companies in the country. Via Libre has over 15,000 subscribers and it is highly appreciated among professionals and railway enthusiasts. It is considered to be a "classic" in the railway world, its first issue having appeared in 1964. It is distributed in Spain, Europe and Latin America.

Railways Africa is a specialist trade, technical and business-to-business publication covering the rail industry across the African continent. For almost 60 years as the continent's only printed rail magazine, Railways Africa has been the authoritative news agency for suppliers and operators in the African rail market. The print magazine is published every two months and is complemented by a very active online news website and an up-to-date weekly News Express electronic newsletter. In South Africa, Railways Africa also organizes quarterly networking dinners for the rail industry. While the magazine is industry focused, it doesn't neglect the interests of the rail preservation enthusiasts.

World Freight Network Ltd (WFN) was established in 2004 and has successfully linked together 215+ independent freight forwarders in 100+ countries worldwide. All WFN Members have extensive knowledge of their local markets and now they also have the benefit of being connected to more than 300 offices worldwide. WFN have achieved a truly global presence and our Members have the expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world's top importers and exporters.

Specialist Freight Networks (SFN) is an International Group of Exclusive and non-Exclusive Specialist Freight Networks operating under one unifying umbrella. SFN's Networks link together elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders, whom are united in their quest to find global, trusted, specialist agents. Experts in their respective fields, SFN Members are able to handle the requirements of global importers and exporters, in an efficient and professional manner.

Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world's top project cargo specialists. PCN's Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled. They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. PCN's fast-growing organisation currently comprises of 215+ heavy lift specialists in 95+ countries.

EURAILmag keeps you up to speed on all the news and events in Europe's railway transport industry. Developments in legislation, regulations and standards, the economic situation, advanced technologies, innovative solutions, new trends and current issues... EURAILmag delivers the information in the form of technical articles and with interviews with key players in the field.