Submissions are now invited for the GreenPort Cruise Conference and GreenPort Congress which will be hosted by Venice Port Authority from 11-14 October 2016.

Topics to be covered on the 2016 programmes include:

GreenPort Cruise Conference 2016

  • Operators’ feedback on using LNG vs Scrubbers vs OPS and the safety implications for ports serving LNG fuelled ships
  • Port-City connections, what are the most environmentally friendly options – buses, water taxis/buses
  • Port-City working together to promote environmental benefits to cruise lines/tourism
  • Dealing with larger ships in the port and with waste
  • Sharing best practices in the Cruise Port, e.g. for passenger flow influx
  • Renewable energy in ports: solutions adopted by ports around the world for example covering car parking lots with solar panels

GreenPort Congress 2016

  • Alternative fuels for port infrastructure and maritime transport
  • Reducing the carbon footprint of the logistics chain through joint ventures between ports, terminal operators and members of the port community
  • Port Expansion to deal with Ultra Large Container Vessels and Mega Cargoes: dredging and alternatives
  • Port Reception Facilities/Dust/Noise/Air emissions
  • The Circular Economy
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Remediation in the port area
  • Alternative and renewable energy in ports

Abstracts of approximately 250 words should be submitted to by 26 February 2016 and include a synopsis of 50 words together with a speaker biography.

For further information contact the Events team on +44 1329 825335 or email