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Greening the role of ports in the logistics chain

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | 00:00
The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain.

Discussion sessions will include global versus regional regulations on shipping related aspects and impacts on ports with a keynote presentation by Dimitrios Theologitis, head of unit ports & inland navigation, DG Move.

Also, the changing expectations of a green port, the view of the stakeholders, with a keynote address by Antonis Michail from the ESPO sustainable development committee.

Other topics on the agenda include the clean trucks programme at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, by Alex H. Cherin, Englander, Knabe & Allen, and inland ports looking seaward and towards the hinterland for sustainable development, with Xavier Seguí, Martí Puig and Rosa Mari Darbra, from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and Chris Wooldridge, Cardiff University.

GreenPort Cruise

The programme for the 2015 GreenPort Cruise Conference, being held on 6 October 2015, the day before the GreenPort Congress, has also been announced.

Conference sessions will be opened by Stavros Hatzakos, president, ESPO Cruise & Ferry Network and sessions will include ECA compliance, LNG, fuel switching, scrubbers and a panel discussion on the issues surrounding increasing numbers of passengers visiting cities via cruise ships.

Following the GreenPort Cruise Conference, the GreenPort Congress Welcome Reception, will take place at Copenhagen City Hall.

This year’s GreenPort Congress sponsors include RightShip, the official Gold Sponsor, Stormwater Italia, the silver sponsor for both GreenPort Cruise and Conference, Schneider Electric and Konecranes.
Source: Port Strategy
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