Items of Interest
Article by Prof.
Psaraftis. Published in Lloyd's List, Jan 22nd 2004.
"Europe port 'patchwork' needs to be redesigned".
(PDF, 723 KB)
Letter to the Editor
of Lloyd's List in response to Prof. Psaraftis' Article.
(MS Word, 27 KB)
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
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.
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
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,
For more information contact:
Nautical Enterprise Centre Ltd
7, Sheares Street
Tel.:+353 (0)21 4906200