Boluda Corporación Marítima joins Board of Directors of Aportem-Puerto Solidario Valencia

The company occupies one of the seven seats and is represented by Communication and Institutional Relations Manager Amparo Valero Boluda

Corporación Marítima has joined as one of the seven members of the new Board of Directors of the Aportem-Puerto Solidario Valencia association, in an extraordinary general meeting held on 23 January. The maritime company is represented on the board by the communication and institutional relations manager, Amparo Valero.

The newly appointed board, elected unanimously, is chaired by Francisco Prado from Grupo Diario, supported by the vice-presidencies of Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia and Infoport Valencia, SA. Representatives of Fundación Valenciaport and TIBA, SLU remain as secretary and treasurer of Aportem, respectively.

The new board of directors has seven members: Boluda Corporación Marítima, SL (founding partner of the association), the Colegio Oficial de Agentes de Aduanas y Representantes Aduaneros Valencia, Ateia Oltra Valencia, Asociación Naviera de Valencia, Propeller Valencia, Amarradores del Puerto de Valencia and Noatum Container Terminal Valencia, SAU. The entity has invited a larger number of organizations to the senior executive body, to adapt its management to the challenges of an increased number of partners and activity on the horizon in 2018.

Aportem-Puerto Solidario Valencia is a non-profit association aimed at increasing corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the port community and promoting initiatives in the maritime neighborhoods closest to Valencia port. The association is currently made up of: Boluda Corporación Marítima, Amarradores del Puerto de Valencia, Asociación Naviera Valenciana, Ateia-Oltra Valencia, Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia, Colegio Oficial de Agentes de Aduanas y Representantes Aduaneros Valencia, Docks Logistics Spain, Fundación Valenciaport, Grupo Diario, Infoport, Noatum Container Terminal Valencia, Propeller Valencia, TIBA, MSC Terminal Valencia, APM Terminals, Sevasa Sagep, Baleària and Urbamar Levante.

Aportem collaborates with more than 20 organizations from the maritime districts and since its inception in 2013 has helped more than 500 children, 120 women in situations of social exclusion and 30 immigrants. Among other initiatives targeted at these groups the organization promotes basic nutrition, health and education by providing items such as food, toiletries and clothing, and educational, sports and school materials.