The first Turkish president was assigned to one of the most prestigious organization in world shipping
General manager of IDO Ahmet Paksoy was assigned as the president of maritime transport leader INTERFERRY. For the first time a Turkish became president of Shipping association representing ferry industry worldwide (Interferry).
Ahmet Paksoy became the first Turkish president who was assigned to one of the most prestigious organization in world shipping Interferry in the 30 year history of the organization. With the presidency of Paksoy, Turkey got chance to host INTERFERRY 2009 annual conference in Istanbul.
General manager of IDO Ahmet Paksoy became the president of Interferry, which is operating as the organizer association at world ferry industry, in the 33th Interferry conference in Hong Kong.
With the Interferry presidency of Ahmet paksoy, Interferry 2009 will be hold between the dates 14-16 October 2008. Istanbul Seabuses and Fast Ferries Inc. (IDO) will be host for conference. The conference will be attended by 210 managers from 25 countries.
The best of east and west
The 33th Interferry Conference held on Hong Kong, China. The conference was attended by delegates, academicians and operators who were totally over 1000 people.
New president of Interferry Ahmet Paksoy emphasized the honor of being president of Interferry.
Paksoy,"Calling Interferry presidency with Turkey is essential for us in terms of perception of our country at shipping world. Interferry is the only organization in sector which has capacity over 100 milliard dollar. This prestigious organization acts as an observer for sector in the eye of European Union as well as International Maritime Organization (IMO). The importance of Interferry presidency for our country must be appraised by this perspective".