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GreenPort Congress set for Port of Baltimore - American edition dates set for May 16-18, 2018
September 2017 Fareham UK – Mercator Media Ltd, the producer of the highly regarded GreenPort Congress and Cruise Conference, has announced the inaugural American edition is to be hosted by the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore,the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Department of the Environment. It will take place May 16-18, 2018 in the Baltimore Convention Center.
GreenPort Congress America Call for Papers
2018 GreenPort Congress America has developed from a close partnership between the Port of Baltimore and Mercator Media Limited addressing the emerging challenges and issues Ports are having to deal with on a day-to-day to put process and plans in place.
Who Should Attend
The GreenPort Congress brings together the whole port community and is a platform for the exchange of information on the latest in sustainable environmental practices.
Why Baltimore makes it the ideal venue for our inaugural conference in America
HELEN DELICH BENTLEY PORT OF BALTIMORE is one of the fastest-growing North American Ports and continues to set records in 2017 being the major economic engine for Maryland.
Port Tour – 13 October, GreenPort Congress
After the three days of interaction at the GreenPort Cruise and Congress Conference stay on to join the Port Tour.
Greenport Congress and Cruise Hosted by the Port of Amsterdam
The Port of Amsterdam, host of this year’s GreenPort Congress and Cruise, is one of the world’s most important logistics hubs.
Environmental Challenges - a key discussion point in our interactive Workshops.
Environmental challenges that ports need to solve, as well as balancing expectations with regulatory requirements, will be addressed at the GreenPort Congress in Amsterdam.
GreenPort Congress 2017, 11-13 October 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
This year’s Gold and Carbon Offset Sponsor RightShip is the world’s leading maritime risk management and environmental assessment organisation.
Port development meeting
Taking place on day two of the GreenPort Congress, this public meeting will see many well-known port professionals take on roles well outside their comfort zone. The aim will be to highlight the views and concerns of all interested parties and the impact the development will have on the community. The outcome of the meeting will be voted on by participants - book now to join the experience.
Environmental initiatives at the Port of Barcelona
As one of Europe’s busiest hubs for cruise traffic and tourism, the Port of Barcelona is no stranger to sustainability pressures. With ever larger vessels scheduling calls, there is growing concern regarding the local environmental impacts of the cruise sector, from air emissions to waste disposal and more. Book your place at GreenPort Cruise to learn more.
Port Tour to take in new sea lock at Ijmuiden
After boarding the ‘Koningin Emma’ delegates will be informed about the new large sea lock being constructed at the entrance of the North Sea Canal at Ijmuiden, that will provide access to the Amsterdam Port region.
Unique ‘Idea Lab’ to debut at GreenPort Congress
In the current global (business) arena organisations and other collaborative teams need to find new ways to develop and grow. This unique Idea Lab, will accelerate ideation & innovation through experience based learning, insights and action with young energetic innovators. Book your place to join this unique experiment.
Emissions reducing or cost-saving solution?
Sponsorship packages for the 2017 GreenPort Cruise Conference and GreenPort Congress are being snapped up quickly. With RightShip confirmed as Gold sponsor for the third year running, take up for this year’s event, which will feature highly interactive programmes, is high.
GreenPort Cruise enjoys support of leading organisations
With cruise passenger numbers still on the increase and cruise terminals and associated infrastructure dealing with the consequences, leading associations such as MedCruise, Cruise Europe, CLIA (Europe), AssoPorti, Baltic Ports and ESPO will all be supporting the 5th edition, highlighting the importance of the event to the sector.
Creating partnerships for sustainable development
The 2017 GreenPort Congress will cover Port-City Integration, Sustainability reporting, Creating the port of the future, Port expansion and development, Impact of the energy transition, Carbon footprinting and creating responsible supply chains – can you afford not to be there. Book now to join port practitioners from across the world.
Interactive programme compliments networking initiatives
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.
Host Port’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.
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.
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 by participants - book now to join the experience.
The LNG advantage
In the first of a series of reports on sustainable cruise ports, Michele Witthaus talks to Jordi Vila of the Port of Barcelona about how the port’s environmental initiatives benefit cruise operators.