Congress & Cruise News – Page 14

  • Cruise ships

    Industry specialists lined up to speak at GreenPort Cruise


    Participants at this year’s Cruise Conference will gain a wealth of knowledge from experts on topics dealing with the impact the continued growth of the cruise sector has on ports and local communities. Book your place now to find out more.

  • Stavros Hatzakos

    Chairman, ESPO Cruise and Ferry Port Network, to give GP Cruise keynote address


    In 2014 ESPO signed a strategic cooperation agreement with representatives from cruise ports including Cruise Baltic, Cruise Europe, Cruise Norway, MedCruise and Cruise Britain, with the aim of establishing ESPO as the official voice of the cruise and ferry port authorities when dealing with the EU.

  • Panel Discussion

    Role-play session to feature industry professionals


    In a unique experiment, that will take the form of a public meeting, the objective will be to highlight the views and concerns of all interested parties and the impact the development of a port might have on the community. The outcome of the meeting will be voted on ...

  • Pompstation

    New networking initiatives introduced to 2017 GreenPort Congress


    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.

  • Book today

    Last chance to save 20% - Early bird discount ends today!


    The GreenPort Cruise & Congress early bird discount ends today! This is your last chance to save 20% on delegate places for GreenPort Cruise, GreenPort Congress or the combined conference package.

  • GPC Delegates

    Cruise port infrastructure initiatives to feature at GP Cruise


    The second session at GP Cruise will see industry specialists from PIANC, MedCruise and Amsterdam’s Passenger Terminal impart their specialist knowledge on developing cruise ports sustainably.

  • GPC Panel

    Working group to focus on SDGs


    Moderated by ex-APM Terminals environment specialist, this interactive session will aim to help delegates Identify and engage with the key sustainability issues: materiality assessment, sustainability reporting, and the relevance of the sustainable development goals (SDG) to the port sector.

  • Denise Pronk

    Schiphol Airport’s Director for Corporate Responsibility confirmed as keynote speaker


    Denise Pronk is responsible for sustainability at Royal Schiphol Group. Her vision is that sustainability is an integral part of the business and is working around the clock to improve Schiphol’s corporate responsibility. Based in the strategy department, her focus areas are the long-term vision, the integrating of sustainability in ...

  • Isabelle Ryckbost

    A window of opportunities


    I believe that when it comes to increasing efficiency both in terms of energy and operations, do more with less, is one important path to follow. And this certainly counts for the operational side of the maritime transport sector, writes Isabelle Ryckbost, secretary general, ESPO.

  • European Commission

    European Commission to present PRF Directive revision update


    By the time of this year’s GreenPort Cruise Conference, the Commission proposal on Port Reception Facilities Directive will be close to being on the table. Anna Bobo Remijn, will present the revisions during a session dedicated to getting the buy-in from all port users.

  • POA Windfarm

    Port of Amsterdam and Eneco: new partners in Amsterdam wind farm


    Port of Amsterdam and Dutch energy company Eneco today announced a new partnership for the generation and supply of wind energy. Port of Amsterdam will be acquiring a 50% stake in Eneco’s existing Afrikahaven wind farm, located in the Western port area.

  • AIDAperla

    Cruise ship fuelled by LNG while docked


    Germany-headquartered AIDA Cruises will supply its newly launched cruise ship with low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) while she is docked in the Port of Barcelona.

  • Programme

    Early bird rate currently available, book now to save more than €350!


    Register now to save 20% and to join in the conversation. With workshops, working groups, role-play on a port development meeting and inspirational keynote speakers, this year’s GreenPort programmes will equip and inspire participants to work with partners in the port on sustainability issues.

  • Dutch PM

    Former Dutch PM and sustainability champion to give 2017 keynote address


    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.

  • Alma Prins POA

    GreenPort Cruise: Port of Amsterdam’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.

  • GPC Updated Programme

    GreenPort Congress 2017 – Creating partnerships for sustainable development


    Following the theme of working together, highlights of this year’s interactive programme include: working groups tasked to work with other participants to create solutions to issues raised in the opening presentations, and a totally interactive work shop in which participants work on their carbon foot-printing methodologies.

  • Pompstation

    Conference Dinner and Welcome Reception venues confirmed


    Port of Amsterdam, has confirmed that this year’s Conference Dinner will be held at the iconic Pompstation, whilst the Welcome Reception will be held at Dudok aan ''t IJ, located in the HQ of the Port. As always, the GreenPort Congress networking will undoubtedly live up to its reputation ...

  • Port of Tallinn

    Tallinn to build sustainable cruise terminal


    Port of Tallinn has declared it plans to build a new terminal for cruise tourists with a sustainable focus throughout.

  • Programme

    Programmes released for the 2017 GP Cruise Conference and GP Congress


    Entitled ‘Creating Partnerships for sustainable development’, this year’s programmes are designed to be involving and interactive for all participants and will equip participants with knowledge and practical information on reducing emissions and footprints together with sustainability recommendations. Register now to save 20% and to join in the conversation.

  • GPC Programme

    Provisional programme to be released imminently


    This year’s GreenPort Congress programme contains many examples of working in partnership with stakeholders, combined with practical information on reducing emissions, footprint and sustainability recommendations. The programme is designed to be involving and interactive, so we urge delegates to register now and join in the conversation.