KOTRA Bucharest, the Commercial Section of the Korean Embassy in Romania is a governmental agency with the main purpose to promote Korean SMEs in Romania and facilitate the trade between the two countries. KOTRA takes also active roles in developing the technological knowledge share between Korean and Romanian companies, business men, government officials and local authorities.
After targeting the construction sector through Constructions S/W School in 2013 and the environment technology through Water Management School in 2014, KOTRA chose in 2015 maritime sector for its CSR activity, a very important sector of the Romanian economy.
In this respect, KOTRA has organized together with Total Soft Bank – one of the largest port operating software developers in Korea, a seminar in Constanta, in order to present to Romanian companies in the maritime field new top software for port operating.
On the 19th of November, at the Iaki Hotel Mamaia, Korean representatives from Total Soft Bank made a presentation of CASP – System Computer Automated Stowage Planning System; the vessel management solution ranked No.1 in the world market. From Romanian side around 30 participants attended the event, representing Romanian port operating companies, Constanta Port Administration and Universities from the maritime field. TBS provided free training of CASP. After the seminar, all the participants have received a beta version of the software and a certificate for accomplishing the course.
KOTRA office will continue to organize activities in order to enhance collaboration and cooperation for both Romania and Korea.