Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) September 18, 2018 – Today, Constanta Port hosts, for the first time in Romania, the meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO). At the opening of the event, the General Manager of Compania Națională Administrația Porturilor Maritime SA Constanța, Nicolae Dan Tivilichi, stressed the importance of the presence of ESPO in Constanta Port in order to understand the realities of eastern Europe.
Also present at the event, Lucian Patrascu, state secretary of Deputy Prime Minister Viorel Stefan, mentioned the capacity of Constanta port to extend to Europe, provided the railway and road transport connections are developed, as well as the improving navigation conditions on the Danube. The representative of the Romanian Government stated that a set of priorities for increasing the port’s potential is under consideration, investments that will help to regain the market share of the goods through port facilities.
Isabelle Ryckbost, General Secretary of ESPO, talked about the importance of the Black Sea area and appreciated the presence of Constanta port within the ESPO. At the meeting of the ESPO Executive Committee today in Constanta, issues related to the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), which support the implementation of projects of European interest, aiming at the development and construction of new infrastructures and services, as well as the modernization of existing infrastructures and services in the transport, telecommunications and energy sectors.
Source: Port of Constanta
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