Last week the Freeport of Riga Authority together with SIA Riga Container Terminal represented the Freeport of Riga in one of the largest Asian transport and logistics exhibitions “The 13th China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Transportation Fair” in the Chinese port city of Shenzhen, as well as participated in several major industry events. During the exhibition a meeting with the representatives of the Port of Shenzhen, a partner to the Freeport of Riga, was held.
Within the framework of the “Forum of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the 7th Shenzhen World Port Chain Strategy” and along with other European ports, including the ports of Rotterdam, Barcelona, Hamburg, etc., the 3rd Shenzhen Declaration was signed. The declaration’s goal is to strengthen port collaboration in terms of implementation of digital solutions, as well as the storage, use and processing of big data.
On October 30-31 an extensive visit is planned by representatives of the Shenzhen port and Shenzhen municipality to Latvia to get acquainted with the Port of Riga. During that time, the Port of Shenzhen also plans to organize a seminar titled “China Shenzhen (Latvia) Port Outreach Seminar 2018”, to which Latvian ports and logistics companies operating in Latvia are invited. (PortNews/Business World Magazine)