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“Welcome to IMPA 2018 - Dakar, Senegal”

After London in 2012, Panama in 2014 and Seoul in 2016, the International Association of Maritime Pilots will hold its 24th Congress from 22sd – 27th April 2018 in Senegal.
In entrusting the organization of this prestigious international gathering to the Dakar Port pilots, IMPA, once more, confirms its desire not only to engage and communicate with maritime  pilots around world, but also to open up to new regions and embrace new cultures.

About IMPA 2018

Maritime Pilots from around the world will have the red carpet rolled out to welcome them when they arrive for the 24th Congress of the International Association of Maritime Pilots (IMPA).

For one week from the April 22sd 2018 the port of Dakar will host a celebration of the global maritime industry. The 2018 IMPA Congress will at its core, discuss and explore key issues effecting all maritime pilots and ports and harbors globally including... Read


Delegates attending IMPA 2018 will be informed and inspired by 4 days of presentations delivered by international maritime professionals... All experts in their chosen fields

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IMG-20171228As the sun clears the treetops alongside the Links golf course at King Fahd Palace Hotel, golfers competing in the IMPA Dakar Golf tournament on 22nd April, will be enjoying an early morning coffee prior to teeing off for this 18 hole competition.

Not only will you be competing for trophies for the winning team (3-ball and 4-ball) and individual victors there will also be a variety of prizes for a range of competitions… designed to make all of our golfers strive to be the best.

Finally, the cost of the Golf Day is 70 euros and includes hire of golf clubs; a caddie and the services of the golf pro.

We hope that all golfers travelling to attend IMPA DAKAR 2018 will choose to compete.

To enter click here.

NOTICE: All international flights now will land at Blaise Diagne Airport with the DSS code and located in Diass (Thies), 55km from King Fahd Palace. You will be assisted on arrival by our teams and then transferred free of charge to the conference hotel.

Delegates wishing a visa can obtain it either by mail or on site with the immigration services who will be informed of these facilities for the benefit of all delegates. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question regarding our congress.


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Travel on Emirates to Dakar, Senegal for the 24TH IMPA Congress  
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