At the 17th general assembly of the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) that took place on September 5th, Port of Tallinn’s Member of the Management Board Allan Kiil, who has been working for years also as BPO’s Member of the Management Board, was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Management Board of the Baltic Ports Organization. The position was appointed for the period 2014-2016.
„I’m glad to continue playing an important role in leading the organization that unites the Baltic Sea ports. In recent years, BPO has become more active, we have established several important workshops, which for example concentrate on LNG, in particular on how to guarantee the accessibility of fuels in the Baltic Sea region in the future and also on other environmental concerns. The systemic handling of questions regarding Baltic Sea ports will definitely continue in the future,“ Mr. Kiil commented BPO’s decision.
Julian Skelnik, the Director of Foreign Affairs and PR of Port of Gdansk will continue as the Chairman of BPO’s Management Board. The Commercial Director of Port of Riga Jaan Toots was also re-elected to BPO’s Management Board.
The membership of BPO is continuously growing. At the assembly a third Estonian company AS Saarte Liinid also joined the organization. Previously, in addition to Port of Tallinn Estonian Ports Association has also joined the BPO.
Baltic Ports Organization is an active business organization inspiring and supporting its members while cooperating pro-actively with relevant partners. BPO was established on October 10, 1991, in Copenhagen, with an aim to facilitate cooperation