Port companies Enapor – Portos de Cabo Verde and Porto do Recife recently signed a technical cooperation agreement in the Brazilian city of Recife, the state capital of Pernambuco. The document provides, among other things, for commercial, technical and scientific exchange in the areas of port activity and maritime transport.


The chairman of the Port of Recife, Olavo de Andrade Lima, called the document an “activities protocol” and the Consul of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) in Recife, Ricardo Galdino, said the idea was to transform CaboVerde into a Pernambuco business platform for Africa and for Europe and the United States.

The signing of the technical cooperation agreement took place on the sidelines of the Seminar on Business and Investment Opportunities in Cabo Verde in Pernambuco, in which participating businessmen and representatives of the government of Cabo Verde visiting the northeastern Brazilian state in search of business partnerships.

In addition to taking part in the seminar, the Cape Verdean businesspeople who travelled to Recife will visit local industries and make a technical visit to the Pólo do Agreste, an textile industrial hub in the cities of Caruaru, Toritama and Santa Cruz do Capibaribe. ENAPOR is the Cape Verdean port authority that manages the country’s ports.