Guangzhou and Acu ports will cooperate for information exchange and collaborative development
The Chinese port of Guangzhou and the Brazilian port of Acu have signed an agreement to establish a partnership between the structures. The agreement was signed at the 2019 World Ports Conference, which opened Wednesday in Guangzhou, capital of the southern Guangdong province.
Among the main objectives of the agreement, as confirmed by Tessa Major, chief commercial officer of the port of Acu, is that of enhancing the capacity of the 21st-century silk road. For this reason, Acu will have a closer cooperation for information exchange and collaborative development with Guangzhou.
Acu sees the port of Guangzhou as a reference point for development
Moreover, for young ports like Acu, Chinese competence is fundamental. The Chinese structures, in fact, have become, over time, a real point of reference in areas such as port infrastructure, logistics and management experience.
Guangzhou – which plays the role of regional hub and main port in southern China – has managed over 610 million tons of goods and about 22 million standard containers in 2018. A slow but important growth, instead, for the port of Acu. The Brazilian facility, starting in 2014, can count on nine terminals, including one capable of handling 26.5 million tons of iron ore each year.
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