Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) July 3, 2019 – The Director of International Development of Fundación Valenciaport, Miguel Garín, has held meetings in Asunción, Paraguay, with Pedro David Britos, Deputy Minister of Transport; Patricio Ortega, General Director of the Merchant Navy; and Ramón Retamozo, President of Autoridad Portuaria y de Navegación de Paraguay (Port and Navigation Authority of Paraguay).
The discussions concern future possible agreements on port strategy and management issues and training, starting with a seminar on port management that will be probably given by Fundación Valenciaport in Asunción in October.
Despite have no sea coast line, Paraguay has the largest fleet of barges in all of Latin America and the third largest in the world. In Paraguay there are 51 port terminals from which almost 15 million tons of different goods and merchandise are imported and exported.
Fundación Valenciaport is a private non-profit organization providing research, training and cooperation in port management and logistics. It is an initiative of Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia), to which associations, companies and institutions are added.
It is currently present in more than twenty countries, mainly in Europe, the Far East and Latin America, developing cooperation and international projects, as well as carrying out an intense activity at the service of the Spanish logistics chain both in research and training.
Source: Empresa Exterior
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