Posts Tagged ‘ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation)’

ESPO re-elects Eamonn O’Reilly as Chairman

ESPO re-elects Eamonn O’Reilly as Chairman
l to r: Annaleena Mäkilä, ESPO Vice-Chair; Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO Chairman, Zeno d’Agostino, ESPO Vice-Chair; Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO Secretary General Eamonn O’Reilly was unanimously re-elected as Chairman following a vote of ESPO’s General Assembly in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon....
November 7th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost 19 October 2018 – ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia (Spain), Ports of Bremen (Germany), Port of Moerdijk (Netherlands) and Port of Tangier (Morocco) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, and Sotiris...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port Reception Facilities vote: Parliament strengthens ‘polluter pays’ principle for ship waste management

Port Reception Facilities vote: Parliament strengthens ‘polluter pays’ principle for ship waste management
Isabelle Ryckbost 09 October 2018 – The Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted today the Meissner report on the Port Reception Facilities and gave a mandate to the Rapporteur to start negotiations with the Council to finalise the text of the new law. The European Sea Ports Organisation...
October 9th, 2018 | Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

European Maritime Single Window: ESPO wants more ambition on the harmonisation of data, while maintaining flexibility in reporting systems

European Maritime Single Window: ESPO wants more ambition on the harmonisation of data, while maintaining flexibility in reporting systems
Isabelle Ryckbost 24 September 2018 – ESPO welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment (COM2018 278 final). For European ports though, reducing the administrative burden in maritime transport and facilitating trade is a top priority....
September 24th, 2018 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Associated British Ports, North Sea Port, Ports of Rotterdam and Tallinn in the running for the ESPO Award 2018

Associated British Ports, North Sea Port, Ports of Rotterdam and Tallinn in the running for the ESPO Award 2018
Guadeloupe Ports Caraïbes is the winner of the ESPO Award 2017 06 July 2018 The ESPO secretariat received four submissions for the 10thedition of the ESPO Award. Under the theme “Ports as a good work environment for everyone”, the ESPO Award 2018 will award the port authority which has an innovative...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port pro of the month: Luckasz Greinke (PL)

Port pro of the month: Luckasz Greinke (PL)
Luckasz Greinke Since 2016, Luckasz Greinke has been serving as the new President of the Board and Managing Director of the Port of Gdańsk. After two years in this position, we thought it was time for a conversation! In this Port pro of the month, Luckasz Greinke will tell you more about his long term...
May 2nd, 2018 | Communication, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO, Ljubljana Declaration

ESPO, Ljubljana Declaration
The MFF4Transport coalition has handed over the Ljubljana Declaration to Günther H. Oettinger today during the TEN-T Days. Ljubljana Declaration: ESPO, together with more than 40 organisations, pleading for an increased CEF transport budget for the next MFF 27 April 2018 – This morning, a coalition...
April 27th, 2018 | Associations, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Conference – Rotterdam 31 May & 1 June 2018: let’s go through the programme!

ESPO Conference – Rotterdam 31 May & 1 June 2018: let’s go through the programme!
The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure, Cora van Nieuwenhuyzen 23 April 2018 – “Investing in the Port of Tomorrow” will be the central theme of the forthcoming ESPO Conferencekindly hosted by the Port of Rotterdam. On 31 May and 1 June, ESPO and its members are welcoming you in the Onderzeebootloods for...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2018 NEWS Port pro of the month: Allard Castelein (NL)

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2018 NEWS Port pro of the month: Allard Castelein (NL)
Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam The 2018 ESPO Conference will take place in Rotterdam on 31 May and 1 June and will be hosted by the Port of Rotterdam. In order to give you a better insight into the port that is hosting the ESPO Conference, we interviewed Mr. Allard Castelein, CEO of...
April 3rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Interviews, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Make it happen: Register now for the ESPO Conference 2018 in Rotterdam

Make it happen: Register now for the ESPO Conference 2018 in Rotterdam
29 March 2018 The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) is inviting its members, policy makers and stakeholders to join the 15th edition of its annual conference, which will be hosted by the Port of Rotterdam. The event will take place on 31 May and 1 June 2018 in the Onderzeebootloods. Why you...
March 29th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO outlines its priorities for the revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive

ESPO outlines its priorities for the revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive
Isabelle Ryckbost, EFIP’s director 22 March 2018 – Now that the Commission is drafting the proposal for the revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive, the European Sea Ports Organisation wants to outline once more its priorities and concerns through a position paper on this upcoming...
March 22nd, 2018 | European Union, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Investing in the port of tomorrow

Investing in the port of tomorrow
… What are the main drivers for ports to invest? How to match long investment processes with the rapidly changing supply chain needs? Can port authorities drive the change or are they driven by changes? How to build a strong case for further port development? Which are the most appropriate sources...
March 12th, 2018 | European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios
Eamonn O’Reilly 06 March 2018 – The European Sea Ports Organisation has developed a position paper to submit to the negotiators now that Brexit has entered the second phase. With this paper, ESPO calls on the Brexit negotiators to prioritise transport and more in particular maritime transport...
March 6th, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2018!

Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2018!
Is your port doing its best to create a good work environment for everyone? Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2018! 06 February 2018 The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its tenth edition. The theme of this year is “ports as a good work environment for everyone”. The ESPO...
February 6th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification
Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General of ESPO delivers the PERS Certification ESPO is delighted to congratulate the Port of Vigo for achieving PERS certification. The Port of Vigo, which joined the EcoPorts network in 2013, is achieving PERS certification for the third time already. ESPO praises the...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?
ESPO Award painting 2016 by Sasja Hagens Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city? Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2017! 17 March 2017 – The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its ninth edition. The theme of this year is “Art...
March 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – September 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – September 2016
30 September 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Koper (Slovenia) This month, the Port of Koper is ESPO’s port of the month. Situated along the coasts of the Adriatic Sea, the Port of Koper is the only port in Slovenia and it can be considered as a multipurpose port. Let’s have a closer look at...
September 30th, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO launches Code of Good Practices for Cruise and Ferry Ports

ESPO launches Code of Good Practices for Cruise and Ferry Ports
l to r: Isabelle Ryckbost, Claire Byrne and Stavros Hatzakos at the podium 02 June 2016 – Today, the European Sea Ports Organisation has launched the ESPO Code of Good Practices for Cruise and Ferry Ports. This code has been developed by ESPO together with Cruise Baltic, Cruise Europe, Cruise Norway,...
June 2nd, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Last call for the ESPO June Dublin 2016 conference

Last call for the ESPO June Dublin 2016 conference
Last call for the ESPO conference 2016: register now and join us on 2 and 3 June in Dublin! 20 May 2016 On 2 and 3 June, the European Sea Port Organisation is gathering for the 13th edition of its Annual conference. More than 200 participants are already expected but a few seats are still open. Let...
May 20th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Conference 2016 – Dublin 2 and 3 June: Secure your seat now!

ESPO Conference 2016 – Dublin 2 and 3 June: Secure your seat now!
Molly Malone statue, Dublin 25 April 2016 – This year, the European port industry, its stakeholders and EU policy makers are gathering in Dublin for ESPO’s annual Conference. The 2016 ESPO Conference will look into ways to improve the efficiency of maritime transport and ports, this from different...
April 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016
Port of Milford Haven 31 March 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Milford (UK) This month we are taking you to the port of Milford Haven, situated at the west coast of the United Kingdom. The port of Milford Haven is the UK’s largest energy port and biggest port in Wales with world-class, deep-water port...
March 31st, 2016 | Energy, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

How is your port working with nature?

How is your port working with nature?
How is your port working with nature? Submit your project for the ESPO award 2016! 04 March 2016 The theme for the 8th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is “Nature in Ports”. In general, European ports are part of very valuable ecosystems, both on the land and waterside. Many port areas...
March 4th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

COP21: the road to Paris passes through the seaports

COP21: the road to Paris passes through the seaports
Isabelle Ryckbost Tackling global climate change is a concern of all European ports. European ports overall consider that the 2015 Paris Climate Conference is a historic milestone for enhancing global collective action and moving towards a low-carbon and climate-resilient society. That is why the European...
December 7th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Environment, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2015 Shortlisted Project: Creating an outstanding experience for future employees in the Port of Antwerp

ESPO Award 2015 Shortlisted Project: Creating an outstanding experience for future employees in the Port of Antwerp
Monday, 05 October 2015 10:01 – This year’s ESPO Award celebrates the role that ports can play in demonstrating the best strategies in making schools and universities aware of their local port and its activities. The five ports shortlisted for this year’s Award, Antwerp, Bremen, Dublin, Guadeloupe...
October 5th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals | Read More