Transport Week Gala is behind us. Once again, Olivia hosted the world!
“Baltic Trendsetters Club Certificates” in the hands of two Gdańsk companies – Port Gdańsk SA and the state-of-the-art Polish container terminal, DCT. Among the winners of this prestigious award, which is granted by “Baltic Transport Journal” to the companies, which drive the development of the Baltic Sea Region while carrying out unique undertakings that influence logistic and transport industry, there were also Adampol from Podlasie (for its project carried out with Port Gdańsk SA), OT Logistics from Szczecin, Finnish Port of Helsinki and Finnlines, Swedish Ports of Stockholm, Tallink&Silja Line and Skangas located in Norway.
The award gala was held on March 7, in Olivia Business Centre. Olivia Sky Club gathered people, who manage key European logistic and transport companies, terminals and ports, entrepreneurs connected with broadly understood transport and logistic services in the Baltic Sea Region and in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as, the representatives of academic communities.
The certificates were collected: on behalf of Port Gdańsk SA and Adampol company by – Adam Kłos, Commercial Director Port Gdańsk SA; DCT company – Cameron Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer; OT Logistics – Zbigniew Nowik, President of the Board, Port of Helsinki – Satu Aatra, Planning Manager Urban Planning; Finnlines – Agnieszka Waleńciak, Line Manager, Finland-Poland Service; Ports of Stockholm – Gun Rudeberg, General Counsel and Head of Environmental Affairs; Tallink&Silja Line – Janek Stalmeister, Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer Tallink Grupp.
The ceremony was part of the Transport Week conference. This year’s 8th edition was devoted to the projects of port infrastructure development in Europe and the opportunities offered by the New Silk Route. Once again, Olivia Business Centre was the partner of the event. Nearly half thousand participants from more than 100 companies and institutions located in 21 countries participated in the conference.
– From the very beginning, Olivia Business Centre has been supporting projects and initiatives, which lead to the development of the region and the condition of transport and logistic sector undoubtedly influences the economic position of the Pomeranian region. Anyway, it refers not only to Pomerania, but also the whole country. The development of transport infrastructure, optimisation of sea, road, inland waterway transport, modernisation of ports and terminals, are the key themes of the Transport Week conference, which are crucial also from Olivia’s point of view – the biggest business hub in Northern Poland, in which currently more than 500 companies run their businesses, also from logistic industry – emphasises Agnieszka Zglinicka, Project Director in Olivia Business Centre, the host of the event in Olivia – We are paying close attention to the initiative of New Silk Route. It is said that Poland can benefit a lot thanks to the project, which connects China and Europe via transport corridors. Our location alone aids this solution. According to experts, Poland can become a guide on EU markets for Chinese exporters – she added.