World In a Box - 50 years of containerization in Australia
On 22 October IIT staff and students participated in the launch of World in a Box by Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment, Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham at the University of Adelaide. The short film commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first international container ship in Australian ports. The Minister was welcomed by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Professions, Professor John Williams. The audience contained DFAT officials and representatives from Australian ports and exporters as well as from Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line.
After this short film, the Minister talked with MITD students of the Institute for International Trade: Suman Roy, Emmanuel Tibatemwa, Saiful Islam, Yuniarti Yuniarti, Davida de Fatima Mesquita, Bunroth Khong. Keith Wilson - Senior Trade Lawyer IIT also attended with the students.