Congress & Cruise News – Page 16

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

    2017-08-11T10:12:00Z

    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.

  • Cruise Ship
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    PRF Directive revisions to be presented at GreenPort Cruise

    2017-08-11T09:58:00Z

    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.

  • Congress Dinner
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    GreenPort Congress Dinner to celebrate 20 years of EcoPorts!

    2017-08-11T09:53:00Z

    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

  • Interactive carbon footprinting workshop
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    Interactive carbon footprinting workshop to feature at GPC 2017!

    2017-08-11T09:37:00Z

    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.

  • Reception Desk
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    Discounts available for supporting associations’ members

    2017-08-02T12:45:00Z

    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.

  • CO2 emissions
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    Making the energy transition

    2017-08-01T16:32:00Z

    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 ...

  • Ports of the future
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    Creating the port of the future

    2017-08-01T16:32:00Z

    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.

  • Cruise ships
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    Industry specialists lined up to speak at GreenPort Cruise

    2017-08-01T16:32:00Z

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

    2017-07-28T09:49:00Z

    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
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    Role-play session to feature industry professionals

    2017-07-28T09:44:00Z

    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
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    New networking initiatives introduced to 2017 GreenPort Congress

    2017-07-27T14:45:00Z

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

    2017-07-13T16:54:00Z

    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
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    Cruise port infrastructure initiatives to feature at GP Cruise

    2017-07-12T12:07:00Z

    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
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    Working group to focus on SDGs

    2017-07-12T12:06:00Z

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

    2017-07-12T11:50:00Z

    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 ...

  • European Commission
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    European Commission to present PRF Directive revision update

    2017-06-28T09:54:00Z

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

    2017-06-28T09:15:00Z

    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
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    Cruise ship fuelled by LNG while docked

    2017-06-28T08:59:00Z

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

    2017-06-28T08:55:00Z

    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
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    Former Dutch PM and sustainability champion to give 2017 keynote address

    2017-06-28T08:51:00Z

    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.