Civitavecchia, Italy (PortSEurope) December 15, 2020 – The General Assembly of MEDPorts, an association which brings together almost thirty Mediterranean ports, met yesterday (Dec 10, 2020) in videoconference mode. On the agenda was the renewal of the executive committee which ratified the confirmations of Francesco Maria di Majo and Pino Musolino as Vice-Presidents of the Association and of Luca Lupi as Secretary General. Thus,
Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP – Centre-North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) and Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) remain influential at MEDPOrts for the next two years, the term of the appointments. MEDPorts, which, through its member ports, records 70% of the tonnage managed in the Mediterranean and over 50% of container traffic, aims to establish an operational cooperation area in the Mediterranean, also in terms of environmental sustainability, with the ‘objective to give greater visibility to the ports of the Med area on the world maritime transport scene. During the General Assembly, a review of the technical committees was also carried out, reduced from 6 to 3 and which saw the Adriatic AdSP assume the presidency of the “Promotion” Committee through the official Stefano Bonaldo. “Since its inception in 2018 MedPorts represents a great opportunity for all Mediterranean ports that find themselves experiencing a renewed centrality in the scenario of international trade and are therefore confronted with new and increasingly ambitious challenges” declares the Extraordinary Commissioner of the Pino Musolino. “In the last two years the Association has made it possible to consolidate relations between European, African and Middle Eastern members, multiplying the opportunities for technological exchange and good practices. I am convinced that coordinated and continuous action will also make it possible to have an effective influence on European infrastructure policies in terms of rebalancing resources and extending European connectivity networks to countries bordering the Mediterranean”. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.
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