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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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European Ports' Forum Workshop
Rotterdam, 21st May 2003
"Technologies and Policies to Improve Ports"

Themes of the Workshop

This European Ports' Forum Workshop will address current and emerging European policies relating to ports and maritime transport.

Speakers and panellists will explore near-future technical implementations and revitalise old ones, with the central objective of achieving significant improvement in the safety and efficiency of ports and terminals.

The workshop will examine the requirements of shipping lines and shippers/receivers regarding ports, and interesting case studies will be used to illustrate some of the points that will be raised.

Features of the Workshop

  • Issues will be addressed that concern European Ports today and that will help shape their future prosperity.
  • 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.
  • The Workshop is supported by DG TREN of the European Commission.

Who should attend?

This Workshop is addressed to all actors of the European Ports Industry:

  • State and European Institutions
  • Port and Terminal Managers
  • Port Stakeholders (stevedores, shipping lines, agents, freight forwarders, and logistics service providers)
  • Research Organisations
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Port and Transport Consultants

Attendance Fee
This workshop is supported by DG Transport Energy of the European Commission. There is no fee for attendance.

Venue: Maritime Simulation Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Wilhelminakade 701
3007 Rotterdam
Telephone: +31 (10) 4866654

For more information contact:

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