Mr. Ukata Christian I,is the president of the African Cargo & Logistics Alliance otherwise known as ACLA Network.
He is an Economic and Business Administrator with over one and half decade of experience in cargo and human resources development. He is also the Vice president of the NVO Alliance, a global logistics network under the MTG family.
Mr. Ukata has successfully managed various companies in Nigeria before pioneering independent shipping industry development in Africa. As the Director of the Afriglobe Shipping Lines Ltd he championed the cause of extending cargo services to the African landlocked countries.
He is a notable maritime practitioner and a social commentator in Nigeria and African having written many papers, presentations and opinions both locally and internationally on issues relating to shipping industry policies and practice.
As the president of ACLA Network he has marketed the network to be a force to recon with in the global Shipping industry development as well as African continent in particular. As a logistician of record and one of the founding members of this Confederation Mr. Ukata will be an asset to the AASC development.
Mr. Henry Chukwuma Dike is a political scientist who started his career with Excellent Travels and Cargo Consolidation Ltd as the company’s Cargo Manager. He was in charge of Africa and United Arab Emirate before resigning in 2005 and switched over to Afriglobe Shipping Lines Ltd.
Mr. Henry joined the team of Afriglobe Shipping Lines Ltd as Shipping and Cargo Import Manager. He later rose to the position of Executive Director in charge of overseas market development and contract monitoring.
His being on the board of Afriglobe Shipping Lines Ltd earned him another strategic position as the Director of Network Development of the ACLA Network.
Making him available on the AASC Board will in many ways be of great benefits to the AASC and African in particular as he will ensure strategic business development among the countries of the Confederation.
Mr. Kang Shuchun graduated from International Economy Department of Central States University in America. He has worked for foreign trade in China National Petroleum Corporation and Sinochem Corporation. He built Teloon Chemical Co., Ltd. in September, 1996. He created Teloon Soft Strategy Co., Ltd. and Teloon Shipping Information Co., Ltd. in November, 2002. ERP management software for foreign trade in China was developed at that time. Meanwhile, SHIPPINGCHINA (www.shippingchina.com)—China No. 1 platform for shipping information was created. He manages the group in the direction of combining traditional industries with new industries and makes SHIPPINGCHINA become a worldwide reputable brand in shipping & trading fields in no time. Meanwhile, Mr. Kang Shuchun is known as ‘First One in Online Shipping’ within the industry.
In 2006, Mr. Kang Shuchun put forward an innovative concept ‘New Blue Economy’,meanwhile establish ‘the Sixth Party Logistics’ model for the very first time. Both ideas have introduced a great blue economy framework with huge potential, and cause major impacts within shipping world. ‘China Port Top 25 of CCI’ advocated by Mr. Kang Shuchun provides a scientific thinking system to evaluate and position Chinese port. The release on the result of this industrial event, has 750 thousands relevant publication searched by GOOGLE in 15 days, which becomes the top in shipping news.
In 2007, China Shipping and Port Academy is founded under Mr. Kang Shuchun’s initiation and promotion. It gathers worldwide authoritative shipping & trading experts, entrepreneur, professionals and institutes, and provides insightful advices on company’s strategic planning. In the same year, Mr. Kang Shuchun registered SHIPPING CHINA GROUP COMPANY LTD. overseas, and planed to enter into stock market. He intends to achieve 5 billions US dollars caused by 10 millions US dollars, and finally becomes listed company in NASDAQ STOCK MARKET.