Look out for the GreenPort Cruise & Congress Programme in the summer issue of GreenPort. Hosted by the Port of Piraeus, GreenPort Cruise & Congress will take place from 20-22 October in Piraeus, Greece.

This year’s programme spans over three days is entitled Advancing the Green Deal Through Collaboration and focuses on the environmental aspects. The first day features parallel Cruise and Congress streams, followed by a second Congress day, which will address environmental and technical challenges affecting commercial ports and terminals.

Hear and learn from the experts within the industry, including Linden Coppell, Director of Sustainability, MSC Cruises; Rebekah Keeler, Head of Cruise, Associated British Ports and Jackie Spiteri, Senior Manager EGS, Port of Newcastle Australia.

Past participants include Brememports, Labuan Port Authority and Port of Seattle. Tobias Metzner, Brememports referred to his experience at GreenPort as “Great networking and met awesome people throughout the world”.

Get stuck in with the Policy & Environmental Workshop run by ESPO. This workshop will give individuals the chance to discuss greening of ports and bottom up initiatives in the field with other likeminded ports with specific reference to the upcoming ESPO Green Guide and ecoports.

Further topics that are included within the programme featuring speakers from Medcruise, Cavotec and Inform are:

  • What’s next for the cruise industry – taking a look at the latest in sustainable cruise ships & technological innovation
  • Powering Ports - Energy efficiency improvements and on-shore power supply
  • The Green Deal – moving forward with green logistics
  • Digitalisation for improved port efficiency

There is less than one week left to book your place using the 20% early bird discount, so book today to save up to €390 on delegate places paying only €1560 including attendance of networking events, a packed programme and full conference documentation in electronic format.

Simply visit our website and enter code ‘early’ at the checkout or call the Events team on +44 1329 825335.