Baku, Azerbaijan, May 17
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Romania’s Port of Constanta is open to new agreements with the Port of Baku in Azerbaijan, in order to enable a better approach, knowledge and exchange experience, with the possibility of identifying opportunities for the development of cargo traffic, Director General of Port of Constanta Daniela Serban said in an exclusive interview with Trend.
“We will make all the necessary efforts to identify new agreements in order to benefit to the maximum from the current promising situation that could lead to a fruitful cooperation. We are strongly confident that new ways and means of cooperation will be found in the future,” she said.
Serban believes that as part of the Caspian Sea - Black Sea Corridor, both Constanta Port and Baku Port have a very important role in assuring the connectivity between Europe and Asia.
“Both ports are aware that together can contribute to the development of an efficient and economically sustainable international multimodal transport corridor, as a reliable solution for the transportation of cargoes between China and Europe. At the same time, both ports can take advantage from the excellent strategic position on this international corridor,” noted the director general.
She pointed out that by signing the Memorandum of Understanding in 2017, Constanta Port and Baku Port agreed to make joint efforts to increase the traffic of cargoes and promote their competitive advantages as main hubs on the Silk Road.
“Having this promising relationship, the ports must contribute to the growth of the business environment in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea regions by finding specific ways to raise the awareness of the huge potential of the Caspian Sea-Black Sea corridor,” she said.
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