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Cotecna & MCP join forces

Press Release
Geneva, 16 April, 2009

Cotecna and Maritime Cargo Processing (MCP) have signed a partnership agreement to combine their respective expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for Port Community Systems and Single Electronic Windows. Through this partnership both companies expand on their current range of services.

MCP, a leading port community systems specialist, proposes a solution powered by the software Destin8 as an open platform providing electronic exchange of information between all key stakeholders involved in the maritime supply chain such as terminal operators, shipping lines and their agents, logistics providers, transport operators, Customs brokers, Customs and other government agencies.

Cotecna, one of the world’s leading international trade inspection, security and certification companies, provides trade facilitation and security solutions to Governments and trade communities powered by risk management, valuation, X-ray scanning and verification services, which collect, verify and process advanced cargo information at pre-clearance stages.

Cotecna’s skill and experience of over 30 years in providing tailor-made services to Governments and trade communities, combined with MCP’s expertise of over 25 years in providing and operating a Port Community Systems, will generate a very powerful solution allowing facilitation and transparency as well as improving efficiency for all the key stakeholders in a port community.
Cotecna and MCP are exhibitors at the WCO IT Conference in Marrakech 22-24 April 2009. Visit us for demos on stand 14-15 for more information.

Contacts:
Cotecna Press                                                          
Alison Bourgeois                                                      
Vice President Corporate Communications                 
Geneva, Switzerland                                                   
+41 22 849 78 23                                                       
[Reveal email address]                                                     

MCP plc
Alan Long
Manager
Felixstowe, UK
+44 1394 600200
[Reveal email address]



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