Porto de Lisboa e Massachusetts Port Authority assinam protocolo de parceria
O Porto de Lisboa continua desta forma a apostar num novo posicionamento com o objectivo de construir e consolidar vantagens competitivas nos seus principais mercados. Tanto a APL como a Massport reconhecem que a troca e partilha de know-how são cruciais para o desenvolvimento da atividade de cada um dos portos.
The Port of Lisbon and Massport – Massachusetts Port Authority signed a protocol for the sharing of resources and expertise and the development of tools in the areas of marketing, information sharing, benchmarking and exchange of experts between the two ports.
The protocol, valid for three years, allows the exchange of experiences, technical consultancy support for port and environmental context, promoting the sharing of business information, as well as the exchange of statistical data related to port activity for each port.
The partnership also encompasses technical exchanges of the two entities in all areas relevant to the activity of the two ports, including loading areas, cruises, dominial promotion, legal, financial, architectural and engineering activities and the development of benchmarking, both among themselves and with other ports, in order to implement best management practices. Promoting accompanied visits to the ports of Lisbon and Boston are more relevant to developing a point between the entities.
The Massport, Port Authority of Massachusetts, owns and operates an integrated network of transportation facilities world class, generating more than 8 billion dollars per year. The Port of Boston, operates mainly under the Massport property and is the hub of maritime New England. It has 34 000 jobs and contributes more than 2 billion dollars to the local economy. Massport’s facilities are the core of the port with respect to containerized cargo, cruise passengers and commercial fishing fleet of Boston.
The Port of Lisbon continues this way to bet on a new position in order to build and consolidate competitive advantages in its key markets. Both APL as Massport recognize that the exchange and sharing of know-how are crucial to the development of the activity of each port
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