Not daunted the new director general of trasmediterranea shipping company is for sale
Powers appointed a couple of months ago to Mario Quero as new director-general for his shipping company, put up for sale since last year. The new ’Captain’ TrasmediterrÃ¡nea is a man of the House and the sector: naval engineer, has extensive experience and career at the company, where has occupied various management positions since he joined 15 years ago. The shipping company is on sale but intends to improve its efficiency and make it more competitive and profitable; He said to the revista HOSTELTUR, in its edition of January/February 2015.
How do you face this challenge put in front of a shipping company whose company, Acciona, has begun the process of sale last year by not found among its strategic assets?
Tackle this challenge with much enthusiasm even when the shipping company is in a stage of sale. The pursuit of sustainable profitability and efficiency is the basis of this business, which is perfectly compatible with any process of change of shareholder.
what plans or projects does for 2015 to be responsible for the directorate-general of TrasmediterrÃ¡nea?
Continue the process of improvement of efficiency in the management of the company to position competitive within the industry and, in turn, also fulfill the expectations that our customers have deposited at Trasmediterranea: agencies, passenger and goods sector.
Trasmediterranea has been doing cruise operations, will continue to strengthen this line of business?
Will continue given the demand generated by the cruises sector and responding to the growth of this activity that is complementary to the business of transport of passengers and vehicles. We have always scheduled cruises and, currently, TrasmediterrÃ¡nea offers handling services to the cruise ship passengers in the main ports of the Mediterranean.
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will to further strengthen the international operations and to which markets? has grown international demand in 2014? < br / >
our shipping vocation makes us be attentive to the development of international business opportunities. Any project that may arise must be associated with a detailed study of profitability and guarantee of success.
What are its forecasts in terms of results for 2014?
A failure to close the exercise, we can move forward that there is an improvement in terms of the result of the company is concerned, which the reduction in the price of fuel and improvements in addition to up efficiency of the company plan. As an example, in 2014 have reached 4% of fuel cost saving efficiency of activity in terms of cost in euros sailed mile, due to adjustments of vessels in operation speed or use of silicone paints which improve the resistance to.
is being perceived in this sector the mild recovery of the domestic market, so far the main to TrasmediterrÃ¡nea?
We have expectations that the internal market is reactive, seeing the improvement in the price of fuel and the possible revival of the economy, which we hope get noticed in all the lines and sectors that we operate in the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands
South of the Strait and.