January 31 - The Cuban National Ports Authority and APEC - Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will enable the training of Cuban port professionals in Antwerp as well as the provision of training in

The new dynamic in relations between the EU and Cuba has allowed APEC and the Cuban National Ports Authority to step up cooperation in the field of port related training, at the request of the Cuban authorities.

Since 1977, APEC - which is affiliated with the Antwerp Port Authority - has been playing a key role in the transfer of knowledge from Flanders to the rest of the world, and has brought together 14,000 professionals from 150 countries over the past 37 years. 


From left to right: Marc Van Peel, president of the Antwerp Port Authority; Paul Verkoyen, ceo of APEC; and Manuel Fernando Pérez Guerra, general director of the Cuban National Ports Authority.