Congress & Cruise News – Page 13

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    Greenport Congress and Cruise Hosted by the Port of Amsterdam


    The Port of Amsterdam, host of this year’s GreenPort Congress and Cruise, is one of the world’s most important logistics hubs.

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    Environmental Challenges - a key discussion point in our interactive Workshops.


    Environmental challenges that ports need to solve, as well as balancing expectations with regulatory requirements, will be addressed at the GreenPort Congress in Amsterdam.

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    Port development meeting


    Taking place on day two of the GreenPort Congress, this public meeting will see many well-known port professionals take on roles well outside their comfort zone. The aim will be to highlight the views and concerns of all interested parties and the impact the development will have on the ...

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    Environmental initiatives at the Port of Barcelona


    As one of Europe’s busiest hubs for cruise traffic and tourism, the Port of Barcelona is no stranger to sustainability pressures. With ever larger vessels scheduling calls, there is growing concern regarding the local environmental impacts of the cruise sector, from air emissions to waste disposal and more. Book ...

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    Port Tour to take in new sea lock at Ijmuiden


    After boarding the ‘Koningin Emma’ delegates will be informed about the new large sea lock being constructed at the entrance of the North Sea Canal at Ijmuiden, that will provide access to the Amsterdam Port region.

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    Unique ‘Idea Lab’ to debut at GreenPort Congress


    In the current global (business) arena organisations and other collaborative teams need to find new ways to develop and grow. This unique Idea Lab, will accelerate ideation & innovation through experience based learning, insights and action with young energetic innovators. Book your place to join this unique experiment.

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    Emissions reducing or cost-saving solution?


    Sponsorship packages for the 2017 GreenPort Cruise Conference and GreenPort Congress are being snapped up quickly. With RightShip confirmed as Gold sponsor for the third year running, take up for this year’s event, which will feature highly interactive programmes, is high.

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    Creating partnerships for sustainable development


    The 2017 GreenPort Congress will cover Port-City Integration, Sustainability reporting, Creating the port of the future, Port expansion and development, Impact of the energy transition, Carbon footprinting and creating responsible supply chains – can you afford not to be there. Book now to join port practitioners from across the ...

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    GreenPort Cruise enjoys support of leading organisations


    With cruise passenger numbers still on the increase and cruise terminals and associated infrastructure dealing with the consequences, leading associations such as MedCruise, Cruise Europe, CLIA (Europe), AssoPorti, Baltic Ports and ESPO will all be supporting the 5th edition, highlighting the importance of the event to the sector.

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    Interactive programme compliments networking initiatives


    As well as the Conference Dinner, at the iconic Pompstation, and the Welcome Reception, held at Dudok aan ''t IJ in the Port HQ Port, a ‘Speakers’ Corner’ will give participants the opportunity to carry on discussions and networking with presenters from each session.

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    Host Port’s Cruise Director to give Welcome Address


    Alma Prins’ address, entitled ‘Growth of cruise: blessing or curse’ will take a snapshot of the benefits for the city and region, whilst also taking into consideration the challenges for sustainable development, that this continued growth brings.

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    Keynote speakers share sustainability experiences from outside the maritime sector


    Jan Peter Balkenende, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, partner of corporate responsibility at EY, and chair of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition, will set the scene at this year’s GreenPort Congress whilst Denise Pronk, will share her vision on sustainability at the Royal Schiphol Group. Book now to ...

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    GreenPort Congress: becoming more international


    With still more than two months to go, delegates from across the world, including Australia, Malaysia and Africa, as well as from far and wide across Europe have already confirmed their places. Book now to join them for a highly innovative and interactive programme offering unbeatable knowledge sharing and ...

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    Port of Amsterdam on its way to largest solar farm in the region


    Port of Amsterdam is aiming for a substantial greening of the energy supply in its region. It therefore intends to install 100,000 m2 (17 MW) of solar panels on buildings in the port area by 2020. That will make the port area the largest solar farm in the region.

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    PRF Directive revisions to be presented at GreenPort Cruise


    Anna Bobo Remijn, European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, Maritime Safety Unit, will present the Commission’s proposal during a session dedicated to Port Reception Facilities (PRF). Book now to find out how the revisions could affect you.

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    GreenPort Congress Dinner to celebrate 20 years of EcoPorts!


    With the GreenPort Congress having evolved from the EcoPorts annual conference, it is particularly fitting that the EcoPorts anniversary should be recognised and celebrated at the Networking Dinner, kindly hosted by the Port of Amsterdam. Book now for exceptional networking opportunities

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    Interactive carbon footprinting workshop to feature at GPC 2017!


    Delegates will benefit from learning how shippers, terminal operators and port authorities can align their methods and responsibilities on carbon footprinting to reduce CO2 emissions and avoid duplications thus also saving time and money. Book your place at the 2017 GreenPort Congress to find out more.

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    Discounts available for supporting associations’ members


    The GreenPort events are supported by leading industry organisations who promote the event to members and the sector as a whole. In return, their members are entitled to a discount to attend. Check the list here and contact the organisers for details of the special rates available.

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    Making the energy transition


    With the Paris Agreement climate targets requiring the need to keep climate change within agreed limits, many ports will need to make drastic reductions in carbon emissions. The Port of Rotterdam Authority intends to develop the Port of Rotterdam into the heartland of the energy transition. Join the GreenPort ...

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    Creating the port of the future


    Through a series of short presentations, conversations and working group tasks, practical solutions to everyday and future challenges for ports and terminals will be explored in the second of two Working Groups. Book your place now to join in the conversation.