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ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
From the Awards Ceremony ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 24 May 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta (Spain), Shannon Foynes Port Company (Ireland) and Port of Melilla (Spain) for getting EcoPorts’...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2019: Port pro of the month, Brendan Keating (IE)

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2019: Port pro of the month, Brendan Keating (IE)
Port of the month Brendan Keating (IE) ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2019 01 May 2019  Port pro of the month: Brendan Keating (IE) This month we are taking you to Ireland, more specifically to Cork. In what follows, Brendan Keating, Chief Executive of the Port of Cork will discuss his views on...
May 1st, 2019 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 18 April 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva (Spain) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS) after obtaining it for the first time in 2016. Being PERS certified requires...
April 18th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019

Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019
The Goldoni Theatre (Teatro Goldoni) Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019 (Livorno, 23-24 May) For its 2019 Annual Conference, ESPO is taking you to Livorno. The Port Network Authority of the North Tyrrhenian Sea, host of the event, includes next to Tuscany’s premier port, Livorno, the ports...
February 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation
Brussels 11 January 2019 – Adoption of the Clune Report on European Maritime Single Window Environment: CLECAT, ECSABA, ESC, EMPA, ESPO, FEPORT & IPCSA welcome focus on data harmonisation and existing reporting channels. However, we caution against the creation of an EU Level Access Point...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface
Isabelle Ryckbost 10 January 2019 This morning, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted its position on the Commission proposal for a regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. In many ways, the adopted Clune report improves the Commission proposal and...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Port of Rotterdam wins the ESPO Award 2018!

Port of Rotterdam wins the ESPO Award 2018!
Port of Rotterdam Authority wins the ESPO Award 2018 08 November 2018 – Yesterday, Port of Rotterdam Authority was awarded the ESPO Award 2018 in recognition of its engagement with the city or wider community, through the creation of a good workplace environment for its current and future employees...
November 8th, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2018: Port of Tallinn

ESPO Award 2018: Port of Tallinn
(c) Port of Tallinn 30 October 2018 – The ESPO Award 2018 will go to the port authority that creates a good workplace environment for its current and future employees and demonstrates its investment in a diverse and inclusive environment, facilitating mutual respect, non-discrimination and personal...
October 30th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2018: North Sea Port

ESPO Award 2018: North Sea Port
10 October 2018 The ESPO Award 2018 will go to the port authority that creates a good workplace environment for its current and future employees and demonstrates its investment in a diverse and inclusive environment, facilitating mutual respect, non-discrimination and personal development. In the running...
October 10th, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – August 2018

… 31 August 2018 This year, we saw the creation of North Sea Port, the result of a merger of Zeeland Seaports (NL) and the Port of Ghent (B). Given that the new port authority is led by the two CEOs of the two previous port authorities, we thought it was a good idea to have an interview with both...
August 31st, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – June 2018 and Port of the Month

ESPO Monthly Overview – June 2018 and Port of the Month
Raivis Veckagans (UKR) PORT PRO OF THE MONTH beginning with the Port pro of the month: Raivis Veckagans (UKR) On 31 May, the Ukranian Sea Ports Authoritiy (USPA) officially joined ESPO as an observer member. We thought this would be the perfect occasion to have an interview with Mr Raivis Veckagans,...
June 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Interviews, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations
Isabelle Ryckbost 04 April 2018 – The International Maritime Organization (MEPC 72)1 is expected to adopt its Initial GHG Strategy for shipping by the end of next week. The discussions aim to include in the Initial Strategy a CO2 emissions reduction target for the sector as well as potential...
April 4th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports…

The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports…
The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports should not be undermined by local developments For the second time in a row, the Social Dialogue Committee for Ports meeting has not been held.   Last March 1st, 2017, the Social Dialogue for Ports meeting in Brussels was...
June 30th, 2017 | European Union, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts
Isabelle Ryckbost 29 May 2017 The 20th anniversary of the EcoPorts network has been celebrated today during the first day of the annual ESPO Conference, which takes place in Barcelona this year. EcoPorts, the main environmental initiative of the European port sector, started in 1997 as a separate initiative...
June 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Last call for the ESPO Conference on 1 and 2 June 2017: Book now! Barcelona is waiting for you!

Last call for the ESPO Conference on 1 and 2 June 2017: Book now! Barcelona is waiting for you!
17 May 2017 – On 1 and 2 June, the European Sea Ports Organisation is gathering for the 14th edition of its Annual conference.  More than 200 participants are already joining us but registrations are still open. For the late deciders, herewith a short overview of what to expect: During this year’s...
May 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union
Isabelle Ryckbost 03 May 2017 – Today the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) issued a statement to contribute to the Commission’s Maritime Year and to follow up on the Valletta Declaration, the ministerial declaration on maritime transport, adopted on 28 March focusing on competitiveness,...
May 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2017

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2017
ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2017 03 May 2017 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Leixões (Portugal) This month, we will take you to the Port of Leixões in Portugal. Strategically located in the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula, the Port of Leixões functions mainly as an export port, serving...
May 3rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

ESPO Conference 2017 – 1 and 2 June in Barcelona: let’s go through the programme!

ESPO Conference 2017 – 1 and 2 June in Barcelona: let’s go through the programme!
24 April 2017 “Ports in a changing climate, a changing world”: this is the central theme of the ESPO 2017 Annual Conference, taking place on 1 and 2 June, kindly hosted by the Port of Barcelona. The first conference day will look into ways to limit the increase of global temperature well below 2°C...
April 24th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!
Port of Barcelona 24 March 2017 Ports in a changing climate, a changing world The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) is inviting its members, policy makers and stakeholders to join the 14thedition of its annual conference, which will be hosted by the Port of Barcelona. The event will take place on...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, 1st March 2017   – The European Social Dialogue for Ports was established in June 2013 by port employers and employees to identify challenges faced by the sector, improve health and safety conditions and raise awareness about the essential contribution of port...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of ESPO

Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of ESPO
Eamonn O’Reilly Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of the European Sea Ports Organisation 09 November 2016 – Eamonn O’Reilly was unanimously elected as Chairman following a vote of ESPO’s General Assembly in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon. E. O’Reilly succeeds Santiago Garcia-Mila...
November 9th, 2016 | HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2016
31 October 2016 This month, the Port of Algeciras (Spain) functions as ESPO’s ‘Port of the Month’. Strategically located on the Strait of Gibraltar, the Port of Algeciras can be seen as a leading port in the Mediterranean. Let’s have a closer look at this port! ESPO: Can you briefly tell us...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO welcomes breakthrough in IMO on keeping 2020 for the 0.5% global sulphur cap

ESPO welcomes breakthrough in IMO on keeping 2020 for the 0.5% global sulphur cap
Isabelle Ryckbost 28 October 2016 Yesterday, the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) reached an agreement in favour of maintaining the deadline of 2020 for introducing a global cap of  0.5% sulphur content in marine fuels. ESPO congratulates IMO on its decision. By setting 2020 as...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2016 Shortlisted projects: Freeport of Riga Authority presents its project

ESPO Award 2016 Shortlisted projects: Freeport of Riga Authority presents its project
20 000 people are employed in the Freeport of Riga. ESPO Award 2016 Shortlisted projects: Freeport of Riga Authority presents its project 19 October 2016 The ESPO Award 2016 will be presented to the port authority that succeeds the best in safeguarding and further upgrading the nature in the port area,...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates the ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven, Moerdijk and Tangier MED for achieving PERS certification

ESPO congratulates the ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven, Moerdijk and Tangier MED for achieving PERS certification
Bremen/Bremenhaven’s Jochen Kress, with ESPO Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost and ECOPORTS Antonis Michail ESPO is delighted to congratulate the ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven (DE), Moerdijk (NL) and Tangier MED for achieving PERS certification. ESPO Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost, handed...
October 13th, 2016 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More