Latvian and German ports sign memorandum of understanding
During Latvian president’s visit to Germany, Transport Ministry’s state secretary Kaspars Ozoliņš Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V. CEO Ingo Egloff signed a memorandum of understanding to establish closer cooperation between Latvian and German ports, as confirmed by the ministry’s Communication Office.
This memorandum provides for improving connections between Latvian and German ports, as well as further developing integrated marine and railway transport corridor between Europe and Asia.
It is planned to develop cooperation in exchange of experience with adoption of new technologies, as well as development of logistical services and manufacturing and implementation of international cooperation projects.
As part of his visit to Germany, Ozoliņš met with Hamburg Economy, Transport and Innovations Ministry’s state secretary Torsten Sevecke and the Mayor of Lübeck Jan Lidenau to discuss cooperation in different areas.
Latvian ministry’s state secretary also met with management of Hamburg and Lübeck ports, including Hamburg port’s leading logistics company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG.
Latvian and German officials also geld a round table discussion, during which Latvian representatives presented Latvian ports and the country’s transit and logistics network.