Call for Papers

Submissions have now closed for the GreenPort Cruise Conference and GreenPort Congress which was hosted by the Port of Amsterdam from 10-13 October 2017.

Topics covered on the 2017 programmes included:

GreenPort Cruise 2017

Port-City Relationships

  • Managing congestion in and     around the cruise port to cope with passenger influx
  • Innovations to reduce energy     consumption and emissions: port-side and land-side
  • Improving hinterland     connections

Infrastructure development

  • Involving port users and     stakeholders to plan for changing market needs
  • Dealing with the effects of     climate change on the cruise port
  • Coping with larger vessels
  • Adaptation to alternative     fuel choices (case studies are preferable)

Port Reception facilities

  • Directive update
  • Getting buy-in of all port     users including implementation and ongoing compliance

GreenPort Congress 2017

Port-City integration

  • How to create 'the best for both worlds'

Impact of the energy transition

  • How to make it and to manage     the change
  • What does the future hold? (e.g.     where will energy come from)

Total Value Creation

  • How to create total value

Responsible supply chains

  • How to work in Partnerships on responsible     supply chains

Reducing carbon footprint

  • Measurement and calculation
  • Initiatives and examples of     reduction

Challenges for ports and terminals – what does the future hold?

  • Dredging for ultra container     vessels: costs, legal challenges
  • Spatial planning/land     consumption/infrastructure development
  • Improving air     quality/greenhouse gases reduction
  • Making sense of the circular     economy

Preference will be given to abstracts from ports and terminals able to present case studies on good practices, and where an impact has been made to lower noise/emissions/improve air quality/ relieve congestion/reduce energy consumption etc. Suppliers of equipment to achieve the above are also invited to submit abstracts and case studies, particularly in conjunction with testimonials from ports.

The deadline has now passed to submit a paper for the 2017 Greenport Conference.

For further information contact the Events team on +44 1329 825335 or email