SPb Governor and representatives of Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg visit Turku
On July 21st “PP SPb MF” PLC representatives as a part of St. Petersburg delegation headed by St Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko paid an official visit to the sister city of St. Petersburg Turku (Finland), says press center of PP SPb MF.
During the visit, the delegation met with the Mayor of Turku Alexi Randell and representatives of the city’s organizations, during which a Memorandum of Understanding Between Passenger Port of St. Petersburg “Marine Façade” PLC and Port of Turku Ltd was signed.
Among the main areas of cooperation these should be noted: parties aim at improving the attractiveness of cruise and ferry tourism in the region and creating the most comfortable environment for passengers of cruise and ferry vessels, representatives of cruise and ferry lines and tour operators, by developing ports’ infrastructure, improving the quality and increasing the quantity of available services, taking other relevant measures.
Moreover, the companies intend to develop a joint initiative on attracting operators of cruise lines and ferry lines in order to organize regular international ferry connection between the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg and Port of Turku.
Also the Memorandum of Understanding provides the increase of information partnership intensity, organisation and joint participation in specialised congresses and exhibitions and other areas of cooperation.
It should be noted that within the framework of the event "PP SPb MF" PLC representatives and the government of St. Petersburg visited the “Tall Ships Races 2017” Crew Parade.
During an official visit at the invitation of Mr Zufar A. Khusnitdinov, Consul-General of Turku, the delegation of St. Petersburg took part in a reception where representatives of city administrations and businesses were able to discuss relevant issues in informal settings.