On 19 and 20 June, the FS Italiane Group, with FS International, took part in the 22nd edition of the Africa Rail Congress in Johannesburg, the most important and participated fair in the mobility sector of the African continent.
On 18 June at the headquarters of the Hungarian Railway (MAV) of Budapest a trilateral meeting was held between delegates from FS Italiane Group (FS International, Italferr and Mercitalia Rail), promotor of the initiative, MAV, Russian Railways (RZD) and RZD Logistics.
With the role of coordinator of the international Confindustria Cooperation Working Group, FS Italiane, through FS International, presented a document at the "L’Italia investe in Africa" (Italy invests in Africa) Convention that took place on 13 June in Rome at ANCE (National Association of Building Constructors).
FS International took part in the mission led by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Vietnam. Now in its third edition, the Ambrosetti Forum High Level Dialogue on ASEAN-Italy Economic Relations was held in Hanoi on 5 and 6 June 2019.
FS International took part in the conference of the Southern African Railway Association (SARA) held on 23 May in Johannesburg.
Held in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 5 June was the launch before the local media by Transnet SOC regarding the awarding of the “Tambo Springs” project to the Southern Palace JV Consortium, of which FS Italiane is partner with a 35% share.
On the 29 May, the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group welcomed a delegation from NEPAD, an African Union agency appointed to coordinate and implement the development of regional and continental projects to promote the integration process.
FS International and RFI illustrated FS Italiane Group’s experience in developing and managing railway stations in view of the activity being considered as a best practice by the World Bank.
On 28 May, at the headquarters in Rome, FS International received a delegation from the MARUBENI Corporation, a major Japanese business and investment group and one of Japan’s largest Sōgō Shōsha.
On 13 may 2019, FS Italian Railways USA Inc. was established as a joint stock company under US law whose line of business is the management and development of transportation – and related work – in the North American market.