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IOS, Increasing occupational capacity of Operators employed in the International Overseas Shipping Companies

Cooperation in logistic sector

Year: 2009


The objective of the project was to improve professional skills in Turkish shipping logistics companies, through making study visits, in this case, to Asturias. Additional objectives were the following:

  • Learning how the shipping logistics sector operates in Asturias.
  • Obtaining logistics experience in large companies and their relationship with transport networks
  • Setting up contacts between Asturian and Turkish companies in the region.

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Final addressees

10 companies from the Turkish shipping logistics sector participated in the project, which was promoted by Mersin Chamber of Shipping (Turkey), through meetings held for 15 days with representatives from different organisations, institutions and companies.

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Summary of activities

As one of the project partners, FADE designed and organised the meetings and travel agenda for the Turkish delegation during its stay in Spain. Some 25 meetings were arranged with representatives from the Regional Government, the ports of Avilés and Gijón, transport companies, logistics operators and shipping companies, shipping agents and customs agents. In addition, the delegation attended European Shipping Day conferences and workshop sessions in Gijón.

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