Videoconference between Russia and Portugal


   CCILR, represented by the Vice President Luis José Neves Dias, was present at the first videoconference on the prospects of cooperation in shipbuilding, which was held on July 17, 2019 between the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP).

   During the conference the prospects of joint design and construction of "inland and mixed (river-sea)" vessels, specialized, high-speed passenger, LNG and electric power vessels were discussed, as well as a number of issues related to the application of innovative technological solutions in the port infrastructure and the renewal of the fishing fleet of the two countries.

   During the meeting, agreements were reached to develop a joint Memorandum aimed at implementing educational programmes for training purposes.

   At the end of the conference both sides confirmed their readiness to practice the format of two-way video conferences and agreed to continue the contacts between sector companies, research centers and educational institutions in order to further develop promising areas of mutually beneficial cooperation, including the international exhibition and conference on civil shipbuilding, shipping, port activities, ocean and shelf development "NEVA-2019".