Shipping in the 17 + 1 countries for the sake of being an important source of employment and income has always been the key to achieving prosperity and economic growth. In rapidly developing countries, investment in human capital plays a key role in economic development. The current changes and the growing importance of the Polish maritime economy create new perspectives for women in the maritime industry.
A glance at the maritime economy from a women perspective
The year 2019 was established by the IMO International Maritime Organization as the year of recognizing the importance of the role of women in maritime economy. Highly qualified women who managed to gain their place on the maritime labor market showed their strength, qualifications and determination in gaining a high professional position. Women in Poland, Romania and China are leaders in this respect. The current UN, IMO trends, the emerging new formula of the sustainable, safe and ecological shipping, seem to be an opportunity to increase the participation of high qualified women on the maritime labor market.
Port of Gdansk embarks on massive $3.1bn port development programme
The Port of Gdansk is to undergo a huge expansion programme as an outcome of successful high-level meetings between Polish government, port and industry representatives and their Singaporean counterparts last week.
The Year 2019 abounds in Polish – Greek bilateral relations in the field of maritime economy
In the area of maritime economy this year confirms the exceptionally good and strong relations between both countries. The recent meetings are continuation of consolidating and expanding these relationships.
The Baltic Ports Conference 2018 will be held in Szczecin, Poland
The Baltic Ports Conference 2018 will be held on 5-7 September in Szczecin, Poland. The BPC2018 will tackle multiple issues currently relevant to the maritime sector in the Europe and the Baltic region.
The modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin seaway – the contractor has been chosen
On July 31, 2018 has been selected an offer within the public procurement procedure for the design and execution of construction and dredging works regarding the investment under the name: Modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway to a depth of 12.5 m. The entity selected for the implementation of the work is a Belgian-Dutch […]
Very good situation of Polish ports – next records in transshipments
Polish seaports Gdańsk, Gdynia and Szczecin-Świnoujście are breaking records in transshipment of imported and exported goods. With each month, the number of tons increases, which remains in the circulation of the leading entities in this sector. According to data of the Polish Central Statistical Office, after the first half of 2018, the largest quantities of […]
Construction of the Pelješac bridge as the example of Chinese and Croatian cooperation
The Pelješac bridge will connect the peninsula of the same name with the rest of mainland Croatia over the Adriatic, providing an alternative route to crossing the Neum Corridor – a strip of the Adriatic coastline situated in Bosnia and Herzegovina between these two parts of Croatia.
The Central and Eastern Europe – China Summit 2018 in Sofia
The 7th Central and Eastern Europe – China summit was held on 6-7 July in Sofia. The theme of the meeting was Deep, open cooperation for inclusive prosperity. During the summit Mr. Li Keqiang, Prime Minister of China assured that the Chinese market is open to foreign products and investors.
Promoting cooperation between seaports within the Belt and Road Initiative
During the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2018 Mr. LIU Xiaoming, Vice-Minister of Transport of China delivered a presentation on promoting pragmatic cooperation in seaports along the Belt and Road Initiative. Mr. LIU Xiaoming pointed out the achievements made in Chinese domestic port development. He emphasized that the total cargo throughput of Chinese ports and the volume of containers handled at Chinese ports is the first in the world and that 7 Chinese ports are on list of the world’s top 10 seaports.