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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)

 

 
INTRODUCTION AGENDA PRESENTATIONS PHOTOGRAPHS

AGENDA

Chairperson: Jean Pruniéras, Institut Français de Navigation

 

09.00 Address  

Session 1: Policy Issues Affecting Ports

09.15 Introduction Gerry Trant, TRAPIST Coordinator
09.30 "Salient Features of Current and Pending EU Port Law and Policy" Bénédicte Sage, NECL
09.45 "EC Competition Law Affecting Ports" Dr. Vincent Power, A&L Goodbody Solicitors, Dublin

10.00 Panel Discussion
  • Prof. Algirdas Sakalys, Transport Research Institute, former Deputy Minister of Transport, Lithuania.

  • Ms Charlotta Hök, Ports of Sweden

  • Mr. Paul Valls, French Ministry of Transport and Equipment
Chair: J.Pruniéras
10.30 Comments & Questions from the Floor
11.00
Coffee
 

Session 2: Requirements for Port Improvements

11.30 "Benefits of Improved port and marine services to exporters and importers" John Whelan, Director, Irish Exporters Association
11.45 "Addressing the Port Challenge of Achieving a Modal Shift to Maritime Transport" J.W. Koeman, ex Chairman of the Modal Split Platform in the Netherlands.
12.00

Panel discussion:

  • Mr. Frank Knoors, Chief Executive, Sequoyah
  • Cdt Jean-Raymond Thomas, Private Consultant
  • Mr Tom McKay, ABPMer
Chair: J. Pruniéras
12.30 Comments and Questions from the Floor
13.00
Lunch
 

Session 3: "Tools & Routines to Assist Ports and Improve Shipping", TRAPIST

14.00 "Opportunities for Ports in a New Era for Intra-European Transport" Frank Knoors, Sequoyah
14.15 "Planning for Change" Gerard Deegan, Terminal Manager, Port of Cork
14.30

Panel Discussion

  • Mr Rolf Bäckström, Head of telematics Office, Finnish Maritime Administration
  • Mr Lars Cronsiö, Port of Helsingborg
  • Mr. Frank Knoors, Chief Executive, Sequoyah
Chair: J. Pruniéras
15.00 Comments and Questions from the Floor
     
15.30
Reception
 
16.00
Conclusion
 

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