On Saturday 19 of May a group of civilian and military experts met with representatives of Giurgiulesti International Free Port (GIFP) where Mathias von Tucher, Operations Director of Danube Logistics SRL conducted a short tour of the port and answered various questions. Foreign guests where happy to find out more about GIFP and its development as one of the most important logistics hub in Moldova and the region. The official visit to GIFP concluded the study trip to the Republic of Moldova, 13-19 May.
The Royal College of Defense Studies (RCDS) instructs senior officers of the Armed Forces and Civil Service in defense and international security matters at the highest level, to prepare them for the top posts. It forms part of the Defense Academy of the United Kingdom.
On Friday, 29th of June Moldova joined in celebrating the Danube Day in Giurgiulesti. As part of the event Danube Logistics, the general investor and operator of Giurgiulesti International Free Port, organized a picnic reception overlooking the Danube at the port premises.
Traditionally, over 80 Moldovan and international guests seized this beautiful occasion to feel the true spirit of Danube which connects citizens and businesses from 10 European countries and provides Moldova with direct access to the Black Sea. Among the honorable guests were Ms. Angela Sax, president of EBRD office to Moldova, Ms. Lucy Joyce, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Moldova, Dr. Julia Monar, the Ambassador of Germany to Moldova and Antonio Castillo, head of EIB office to Moldova. Representatives of local and central authorities together with mayors of the nearby villages where happy to join on this wonderful occasion Thomas Moser, director general of Danube Logistics SRL.
Guests of the event enjoyed the amazing view on Danube River relishing flavorous wines from Vinaria din Vale and refreshing drinks provided by Coca Cola Company. As well as last year „Bunica beats the drum” from Valeni was happy to perform traditional Moldovian songs along with her husband and an orchestra band from Cahul.
Danube Logistics has developed the Carbon Footprint Report for 2017 in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol. The emission sources included in the carbon footprint report refer to generated CO2 emissions respectively to the emissions equivalent to CO2. The inventory was developed for the year 2017 at the premises of Giurgiulesti International Free Port.
In accordance with a control-based approach Danube Logistics calculated the CO2 emissions of these operational activities that actually can be influenced by the company. The calculations are based on real measurements of fuel and energy consumption ensuring a high level of accuracy of the results.
Following the findings of this report Danube Logistics strives to identify suitable measures in order to reduce carbon footprint emissions.
On 26th of April, at the premises of Giurgiulesti International Free Port, the Civil Protection and Emergency Situations Service of Moldova, together with Danube Logistics SRL conducted one of its regular emergency exercises within the Oil Terminal operated by Danube Logistics. The purpose of the exercise was to decrease the reaction time and synchronize the actions of firefighters and employees of the Oil Terminal. In order to test the vigilance of the firefighting brigade and the capacity of joint intervention, extinguishing of a fire was simulated at the premises of the Oil Terminal at Giurgiulesti International Free Port.