On June 5, Bao Jianying, Party Secretary and Chairman of Shandong Marine Group Ltd. (SDMG), met with Ms. Signe Brudeset, Ambassador of Norwegian to China at Qingdao International Shipping Plaza. Li Yongsen, member of the Party Group and Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Shandong Provincial People’s Government, Zhang Xinzhu, Party Secretary of Qingdao’s North District, etc., attended the meeting.
Bao Jianying said that Norway's Marine industry has made remarkable achievements. With the care and guidance of Ms. Signe Brudeset, SDMG has carried out close cooperation with Norway in such fields as ocean transportation and marine equipment and achieved fruitful results in recent years, he expressed. “I hope that in the future, Your Excellency ambassador will continue to support the development of SDMG, and the two parties will give full play to our own advantages, tap the potential of cooperation, expand the converging points of interests, and develop complementary in more areas,” he added.
Ms. Signe Brudeset pointed out that Shandong province is rich in resources and talented people, so there is great potential for developing the marine industry. “Norway has strong strengths in energy, maritime high-tech and other fields. I hope to take this meeting as a chance to create more opportunities for cooperation between Chinese and Norwegian enterprises and make our own contribution to the development of the marine industry of the two countries,” she said Witnessed by the participants, Qingdao International Shipping Plaza launched the butler service project for the entering of Norwegian ship class.
After the meeting, Ms. Signe Brudeset and her entourages visited Qingdao International Shipping Plaza to get a detailed understanding of its industrial positioning, operation mode and development plan.
It was after the exchange activities in Jinan that Ms. Signe Brudeset paid a visit to Qingdao. She visited SDMG and Shipping Corporation (SDSC) respectively in Jinan and Qingdao.