We are delighted to announce that ZPMC has reached the agreement with Mr. Feroze Vazifdar, former vice president of Liftech Consultants Inc., to retain him as ZPMC’s first professional and international crane consultant. He will join our team starting late August 2014.
Mr. Vazifdar has more than 40 years of international experience in the business of dockside container cranes, marine structures, and damage assessment. Most of our key clients are very familiar with his capabilities, and have worked with him on many ZPMC projects as their consultant when he worked for Liftech. However, now we invite our clients to re-acquaint themselves with him from a different perspective. He will be able to assist you with all structural issues that may arise during procurement and design phases of your crane project, and to improve communications between us.
Please welcome Mr. Feroze Vazifdar into the ZPMC family.
From 17th June to 24th June, Song Hailiang, the Vice President of China Construction and Communications Company(CCCC), the General Manager of the Unit of Heavy Equipment Manufacturing and Marine Heavy Equipment, the Chairman, President and party secretary of ZPMC, paid a working visit to Greece and Netherlands.
The working schedule was very tight, and came up roses. During the visit, Song introduced the development strategy of CCCC and business performance of ZPMC to well-known politicians, notable enterprises and business elite from Greece and Netherlands, transmitting new thought of CCCC and enhancing the uses’ confidence for ZPMC development, which got wide approval and positive response from persons Song paid a visit to. During Greece visit, Song paid a visit to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Greek Prime Minister Samaras, visited respectively Chairman of Piraeus Container Wharf and China Ocean Shipping Group (COSCO Group), Ma Zehua and Minister of Greek Shipping, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Chairman of LIBRA Group, George Logothetis.
During Netherlands visit, Song met with predecessor Dutch Prime Minister, Balkenende and economic counselor of Chinese embassy in Netherlands. Besides, Song visited EU economic counselor Raymond, vice-chairman of Rotterdam Port Harbor Bureau and others. Song made an investigation and survey into ZPMC Dutch Subsidiary.
During the visit to Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Song introduced the overall development condition and the development strategy of CCCC. Varvitsiotis elaborated preferential investment policy in Greece and feasibility field, especially in the fields of port logistics industry, wind power generation, large-scale ship repair and so on. Song said that he would set up a professional team to study investment potential of Greece, and he looked forward to making cooperation with Greek government in relative fields.
Ma Zehua, Chairman of COSCO Group, gave a warm reception to Song. Ma expressed thanks to ZPMC for supporting COSCO port capital construction in the worldwide. Song said that, under the strategic deployment, CCCC would do recourses plan as a whole and created more value by high grade industry chain. Both sides reached an agreement on cooperation in global port construction and operation.
LIBRA Group is the largest investor in Greece, and always keeps intimate cooperation with Greek government. At present, its business is involved in shipping, aviation, real estate, grogshop and energy. Chairman Logothetis, accompanied by his management team, warmly welcomed Song. Logothetis sincerely looked forward to developing strategic cooperation with CCCC in Greece and even in the global market.
At the invitation of Rotterdam government, Song attended investment activities between China and Netherlands hosted by Rotterdam government. Song discussed hot spots of society and investment orientation with Chinese institutions and famous enterprises in Netherlands, he also visited predecessor Dutch Prime Minister, Balkenende and economic counselor of Chinese embassy in Netherlands.
During Netherlands visit, Song paid an official visit to Raymond. Having heard the introduction of Song, Raymond was very interested in CCCC strategy and admired achievement of CCCC in capital construction, equipment, design and other fields in the world. Song said to Raymond that he would set up a team to discuss project cooperation as soon as possible.
In Rotterdam Port Harbor Bureau, vice Chairman Nissen introduced two port projects in Oman and Brazil; he welcomed CCCC to invest in the ports. Soon afterwards, Song visited RWG port and ECT port, and made wide discussion with senior management of the two ports in cooperation field. Song said ZPMC would continue to provide users with advanced technologies and high-qualified equipments.
During Netherlands visit, Song made a special trip to ZPMC Dutch Subsidiary to do investigation and survey. Song demanded overseas subsidiary to make persistent efforts, overcome difficulties and strive for a new glory for ZPMC.