EVENT RECAP | 2-days Mission Spediporto

11 Giugno 2024

On June 28-29, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao (ICC HK·Macao) and the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) jointly welcomed a delegation from Genova (Italy) to China, where they collaboratively hosted events in Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

The delegation comprised distinguished guests from Genova: Pietro Piciocchi, Deputy Mayor of Genoa; Andrea Menegatti, Manager of the Genova Municipality Internationalization Office; Silvio Ferrando, International Business Manager of The Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority, and representatives from seven companies under the auspices of Spediporto Association.

- Spediporto

- Casasco & Nardi Spa

- Express Trailers Srl

- Goas Società Consortile

- Gruppo Yec

- OLG International Ltd

- Priano Marchelli

- Spediservices Srl


May 28th - Economic and Trade Seminar with The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenzhen Municipal Committee (CCPIT Shenzhen)

News from CCPIT SZ

Pietro Piciocchi, Deputy Mayor of Genoa, and Yang Haobo, Deputy Director General of CCPIT SZ delivered the opening remarks.


 Xu Min, Chief Director of Shenzhen Municipal Port Authority Port and Maritine Department


 Audrey He, Chief Representative in Hong Kong and Macao of Qianhai Mawan Shenzhen-Hong kong International Service City


Silvio Ferrando, International Business Manager of The Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority


Neville Lam, Commercial Director of Hutchison Ports Yantian


Luciano Bacigalupi, Managing Director of Express Trailers Srl


During this visit, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) presented an overview of Shenzhen's economic and trade conditions as well as developments in relevant industries. They proposed that both parties strengthen cooperation in areas such as ports, green shipping, logistics, and infrastructure for land, sea, and air, to jointly explore development opportunities within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

The Italian delegation introduced the city of Genoa, the Port of Western Liguria, and its logistics enterprises, expressing their willingness to collaborate with Shenzhen.

Both parties emphasized the considerable potential for collaboration between the Port of Genoa and the ports of Shenzhen, along with Shenzhen-based logistics companies. They acknowledged that such collaboration could yield numerous mutually advantageous opportunities and benefits for both sides.


May 28th - Welcome dinner

Nansha Authorities & Genova Delegation

Pietro Piciocchi, Deputy Mayor of Genoa, and Ruan Xiaohong, Member, Standing Committee of CPC Nansha District Committee expressed their appreciation for the dinner.

China and Italy exchanged fine gifts imbued with their respective national characteristics, symbolizing the enduring friendship between the two nations. Subsequently, the delegation savored an exquisite Cantonese dinner, immersing themselves in the charm of South China.


May 29th - Visit to Guangzhou port and meeting with Nansha authorities

The delegation visited Nansha International Logistics Center, where they received a comprehensive explanation from port officials and were guided to a vantage point offering a panoramic view of the bustling Guangzhou port.

Pietro Piciocchi, Deputy Mayor of Genoa, and Lyu Wei, Deputy Director General, Nansha Foreign Affairs Office delivered the opening remarks.

Lin Hanyu, Deputy Director General, Nansha District Bureau of Commerce introduced Nansha district’s logistics industry and Li Mingzhong, Deputy General Manager of Guangzhou Port Co., Ltd introduced the business of Guangzhou Port Group and the shipping routes to Italy.


May 29th - Networking lunch with Consul General and Meeting with Guangzhou Government

The delegation enjoyed the Networking lunch with the ltalian Consul General in Canton, Valerio De Parolis, Subsequently, institutional representatives convened with Lai Zhihong, Deputy Mayor of Guangzhou Municipal People's Government. The parties emphasized the significance of enhancing relations and trade between the two cities.


May 29th - Company Presentation pitch &

B2B Match Making

Giampaolo Botta, General Manager of Spediporto


Andrea Giachero, President of Goas Società Consortile


Marco Cekada, Chief Technology Officer of Gruppo Yec


Riccardo Rossi, General Manager of Casasco & Nardi Spa


Luciano Bacigalupi, Managing Director of Express Trailers Srl


Riccardo Fuochi, President of OLG International Ltd


The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) and Guangzhou International Cooperation Center (GICC) collaborated to organize a compelling and enlightening corporate event, fostering cordial relations between Italian logistics companies and their Chinese counterparts.




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