Collaboration agreement signed between the ports of Three Rivers and Mulhouse-Rhin

(Back, from left) Jacques Paquin, Vice-President Marketing and Business Development at the Port of Three RIvers and Jacky Scheidecker, Director of the Ports of Mulhouse-Rhin stand behind (front, from left) Gilbert Stimpflin, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Grand Est and the Ports of Mulhouse-Rhin and Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Port of Three Rivers.

The Port of Three Rivers and the Ports of Mulhouse-Rhin recently signed a collaboration agreement focused on best operational and business development practices.

More specifically, here are the four key areas of cooperation:

  • Port governance
  • Trade promotion
  • Sharing innovation
  • Continental outreach

“One of the development axes of On Course for 2030 is the conclusion of partnership agreements with other ports having complementary activities. In addition to making our port more attractive, this approach multiplies business opportunities. We are therefore very enthusiastic to formalize this collaboration and to begin the exchanges, whose common thread will be innovation,” said Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Port of Three Rivers.

“The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement has opened access to a market of 500 million consumers and we are very pleased to have established a concrete partnership with the Port of Three Rivers. We have a shared vision and ambition to build innovative ports by 2020/30 in the service of the development of our territories and in close collaboration with all the actors in the supply chain,” said Mr Gilbert Stimpflin, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Grand Est and the Ports of Mulhouse-Rhin.

Andrea Lee