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Article by Prof. Psaraftis. Published in Lloyd's List, Jan 22nd 2004.
"Europe port 'patchwork' needs to be redesigned".

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Letter to the Editor of Lloyd's List in response to Prof. Psaraftis' Article.

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Portsí Forum Workshop
Cork, 24th May 2004
"Small and Medium Size Ports are the Future"

Themes of the Workshop

This workshop is addressing the issues of efficiency and competitiveness of Small and Medium size ports with the following themes:

1. Affordable Information Systems in Ports,

2. Marketing Ports Services,

3. The First Law of Transport

Features of the Workshop

  • The workshop is specifically addressed to Small and Medium ports in Europe,

  • It will deal with issues on European transport and trade that are relevant today,

  • There will be an inclusive and consultative format, which will encourage participation from the floor,

  • Executives involved in the Maritime Transport Industry will contribute actively in the panel discussions.

Who should attend?

This workshop is addressed to those who have a direct interest in regional trade and transport:

  • Port and Terminal Managers
  • Port Stakeholders (stevedores, agents, freight forwarders, and logistics service providers)
  • Ship and line operators
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Port and Transport Consultants
  • State and European Institutions
  • Research Organisations
  • Universities and Colleges

Attendance Fee
No attendance fee will be charged

This workshop is organised by the European research project TRAPIST (Tools and Routines to Assist Ports and Improve Shipping) co-funded by DG TREN of the European Commission under the 5th R&D Framework Programme. The organisers and participants are solely responsible for the opinions expressed in the workshop, which do not represent those of the European Community.

Venue: Hotel Gresham Metropole,
Mc Curtain St,
Cork, Ireland

For more information contact:

Bénédicte Sage
Nautical Enterprise Centre Ltd
7, Sheares Street
Tel.:+353 (0)21 4906200
Email: bsage@necl.ie