The Forum Talas organized an expert discussion regarding the area of work performed by ship agents and brokers, on Thursday, the 11th of February in, Belgrade, in cooperation with the company Agent Plus and the Faculty of Transport in Belgrade.
After the new Law on commercial shipping had come into power on the 12th of April, 2015, and with the goal of implementing the legal provisions this entailed in the best possible manner, representatives of the ship agents and brokers, in direct conjunction with representatives from the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, had the chance to take part in, and to present, their opinions in an expert discussion regarding all the topics in their line of work that were affected by the new Law, as well as the current state of water transportation in Serbia.
On behalf of the Ministry of Construction, Transport and infrastructure , the Deputy Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Leposava Sojić was in attendance, as well as Veljko Kovacevic, Advisor.
The Talas Forum brings together all relevant institutions, businesses, representatives of the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, port managers, local and foreign shipping companies, port authorities, universities, agencies, river police, the River Flotilla, Customs, exporters, chambers of commerce and other entities that are directly and indirectly related to water transportation. A forum composing of such participants is competent enough to examine both the general and specific objectives of a functional water transport system in Serbia.