Green ports, Green shipping
European Parliament, room A3G2
Brussels, 27 June, 15.00-18.00
15.00 - 15.10: MEP Nikos Chrysogelos (GREENS/EFA), welcome speech
Session 1 – Green Ports
15.10 - 15.30: Patrick Verhoeven and Antonis Michail (European Sea Ports Organisation), ESPO initiatives on greener ports
European Ports are committed to focussed actions under 5Es: Exemplify, Enable, Encourage, Engage and Enforce. Selected best practices that demonstrate this framework in practice will be presented by the port authorities of Antwerp, Stockholm and Valencia.
15.30 - 15.45: Guy Janssens / Tessa Major (Port of Antwerp)
15.45 - 16.00: Gun Rudeberg (Port of Stockholm)
16.00 - 16.15: Rafael Company (Port of Valencia)
16.15 - 16.30: Q&A
16.30 - 16.45: Coffee break
Session 2 – Green Shipping
16.45 - 17.00: Torsten Klimke (European Commission, DG Move, Maritime Transport Policy), Sustainable EU Shipping.
17.00 - 17.15: Antoine Kedzierski (Transport & Environment), NGOs view on Green Shipping
17.15 - 17.30: Chris Carrol (Seas at Risk), Clean Ship concept
17.30 - 17.45: Merijn Hougee(Clean Shipping Project),Clean Shipping Index
17.45 - 18.00: Q&A
"Island Transport Connectivity and
the Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry"
Thursday 28 June, 15:00 - 18:30
European Parliament Brussels
15.00 - 15.10: MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, welcome speech
15.10 - 15.30: Commissioner Maria Damanaki
Session 1 - Island Connectivity
15.30 - 15.45: Jaroslaw Kotowski (TEN-T Executive Agency, European Commission), Opportunities and challenges for the development of Motorways of the Sea projects in South-East Europe.
15.45 - 16.00: Szymon Oscislowski (Marco Polo Programme Manager, European Commission, DG MOVE), Marco Polo grants on short-sea shipping routes.
16.00 - 16.15: Patrick Anvroin (Director, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, CPMR), Recommendations for Integrating the EU Islands in the Motorways of the Sea.
(in french here )
16.15 - 16.30: Christian Pleijel (European Small Islands Federation (ESIN), Improvement of public transport services in small and insular islands; prospects and obstacles.
16.30- 16.45: Q&A, discussion
Session 2 - Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry
16.45 - 17.00: Wolfgang Hehn (DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission), European Commission initiatives on the greening of the shipbuilding industry and the conversion of shipyards.
17.00 - 17.15: Torsten Klimke(European Commission, DG Move, Maritime Transport Policy), Looking at the demand side: The need for greener ships.
17.15 - 17.30: Reinhard Lüken(Secretary General,SEA Europe, Ships and Maritime Equipment Association), Improvement of technological fields for new products and new services for the shipbuilding sector.
17.30 - 17.45: Francisco del Castillo (Fundación SOERMAR), Eco-Refitec Project
17.45 – 18.00: Nikitas Nikitakos (University of the Aegean), Green offshore structures: giving a viable approach to European shipyards
18.00- 18.05: MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, closing remarks
18.05 -18.30: Q&A, discussion