A delegation consisting of representatives of government, businesses and ports of Belgium visited the stand of the Port of Paranaguá, in the 19th Intermodal South America, which takes place from Tuesday until this Thursday in Sao Paulo. The Deputy Prime Minister and also Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium, Didier Reynders, the ambassador to Brazil, Jozef Smets, and directors of the ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Ghent.
the port of Ghent (Belgium)

the port of Ghent (Belgium)

“In December, we received the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium in Paranaguá and now in Intermodal, it confirms that the intention of a technical-operational agreement remains strong” said the superintendent of the Port Authority of Paranaguá and Antonina (APPA) Luiz Henrique Dividino, who received the delegation, with the Technical Director, Paulinho Dalmaz  and Administrative and Financial Roberto Carlos Frisoli.

“We have an extensive protocol of intentions with Belgium, which is one of the best countries in the world in port operations. The Port of Ghent, especially is very similar to ours. We can offer a lot to them and they to us, in terms of cooperation” , said M Frisoli.

According to the Belgian ambassador in Brazil, Jozef Smets, who has also been at the Port of Paranaguá, to invest in partnerships in the port sector is a goal of the Belgian government. “The Port of Ghent has much interest in developing this partnership with the Port of Paranaguá. I think the two ports only gain in development with that contact. As we can we embassy, ​​we will support”, said  the belgian diplomat.

INTERMODAL – One of the most important events of the country for the sectors of logistics, freight transportation and trade, Intermodal gathers 600 exhibitors and should receive more than 45000 people.

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