Turkmenistan cooperates with OSCE to obtain EcoPorts certificate

Turkmenistan Materials 21 May 2022 14:24 (UTC +04:00)
Khayal Khatamzadeh
Khayal Khatamzadeh
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 21. Experts of the Turkmen State Service of Maritime and River Transport and the Turkmenbashi International Seaport held a meeting in the format of a videoconference with representatives of the office of the Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities, Trend reports citing Orient news.

The meeting was held within the framework of the OSCE project "Strengthening "Green" Ports and ties in the region", which aims to obtain an international EcoPorts certificate, promote the development of "green" ports, transport and logistics centers, as well as expand cooperation between the OSCE and the port of Turkmenbashi.

EcoPorts international certification improves the efficiency of the port, and its management policy promotes environmental protection and risk management, and will also provide the Turkmenbashi International Seaport with an opportunity to integrate into the European transport system.

Furthermore, the certificate will allow the use of digital trade technologies, helping ports to innovate and achieve sustainable development goals.

Training will also be organized to improve the skills of port employees. Currently, 34 European ports have EcoPorts status.