Objectives

Questions over the ability of ports and shipping lines to respond efficiently and cost-effectively to the latest and potential future demands for “greener” transport based on reduced noxious emissions, the integration of the transport networks surrounding the Western Mediterranean and the development and extension of the existing and future corridors are key elements to Conference speakers. The conference will tackle the following issues:

  • Strategies for the period up to 2030 under the aegis of the Motorways of the Sea in the Western Mediterranean.
  • Ports and Shipping operations in terms of environmental protection: state of affairs, characteristics.
  • Ports and Ships operations in terms of energy efficiency: state of affairs, characteristics.

Programme

08:30
Reception of participants

09:00
Opening ceremony

  • Santiago Garcia-Milà, , Deputy Executive Director, Port of Barcelona
  • Mr. Francesc Carbonell, Union for the Mediterranean in charge of Transport & Urban Development

09:15
Keynote Speaker : Climate Action Program 2020, The Way Forward
Mr. Camille Bourgeon, Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

10:00
Panel 1 : Building Mediterranean Network on Environmental issues and actions
Moderator: Mrs. Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General ESPO
Speakers :

  • Mr. Oscar Oliver, General Director CETMO
  • Mrs. Mercè Conesa, President of Port of Barcelona
  • Mr. Hassan ABKARI, Deputy Managing Director, TangerMED
  • Mr. Francesco Maria di Majo, Presidente dell’Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro Settentrionale è l’Avv.
  • Mr. Youssef Ben Romdhane, President OMMP
  • Mr. Paolo Emilio Signorini, Presidente dell’Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure occidentale
  • Mr. Abdelkrim Rezal, Directeur de la Marine Marchande et des Ports au Ministère des Travaux publics et des Transports

11:30
Coffee break

12:00
Panel 2 : Environmental issues for Shipping lines, opportunities and challenges
Moderator: Mrs.Pilar Tejo, Secretaria Técnica del Shortsea Promotion Centre – Spain
Speakers :

  • Mr. Emanuele Grimaldi, CEO Grimaldi Lines
  • Mr. Matteo Cattani, CEO GNV
  • Mr. Ali Ben Belgacem, President Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN )
  • Mr. Ahcene Grairia, President Algérie Ferries
  • Mr. Juan Riva, President Grupo Suardiaz

13:00
Closing
Mr. Eduard Rodés, Director – Escola Europea Intermodal Transport

Date

4 April 2019

Venue

Aula dels Estels – Terminal Drassanes
Barcelona, Spain

Language

English

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Speakers

  • Mrs. Mercè Conesa
    President of Port of Barcelona
  • Mr. Francesc Carbonell
    Union pour la Méditerranée
  • Mr. Camille Bourgeon
    Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organisation IMO
  • Mrs. Isabelle Ryckbost
    Secretary General ESPO
  • Mr. Oscar Oliver
    General Director CETMO
  • Mr. Hassan ABKARI
    Deputy Managing Director, TangerMED
  • Mr. Francesco Maria di Majo
    Presidente dell’Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno
  • Mr. Youssef Ben Romdhane
    President Office Marine Marchand et Ports Tunisia
  • Mr. Pablo Emilio Signorini
    Presidente dell’Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure occidentale
  • Mr. Abdelkrim REZAL
    Directeur de la Marine Marchande et des Ports Algeria
  • Mrs. Gudrun Janssens
    Director – Maritime Safety & Environment ECSA
  • Mr. Emanuele Grimaldi
    CEO Grimaldi Lines
  • Mr. Matteo Cattani
    CEO Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV)
  • Mr. Ali Ben Belgacem
    President Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN)
  • Mr. Ahcene Grairia
    President Algérie Ferries
  • Mr. Juan Riva
    President Grupo Suardiaz
  • Mr. Eduard Rodés
    Director
    Escola Europea Intermodal Transport

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