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ESPO News Monthly Overview – January 2015

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espo logoPort of the Month: The Free Port of Riga

This month, our featured port is Riga, which, amongst other things, discusses the importance of the cruise industry to the port, and the latest developments in the port’s major relocation project, the Krievu Sala project.
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ESPO meets with Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc
European port authorities need a policy that empowers them to successfully match  commercial and public interests, and to meet the various challenges that both market forces and society imposes upon them.
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Latvian presidency sets transport priorities
On 1 January, Latvia took over the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union from Italy.
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ESPO Award 2015

Submissions welcome:

Does your port engage with local schools and universities? Then you could be the next ESPO Award winner!
This year, the 7th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports will address  projects that seek to constructively engage local schools and universities with the work of the port for the benefit of the wider community.
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ESPO meetings

Executive Committee

  • 11 February 2015, Brugges
  • 14 April 2015, Helsinki

Technical Committees

Maritime Affairs Committee/Performance Indicators Workshop

  • 18-19 March, 2015, Brussels

Intermodal and Logistics Committee

  • 9-10 April 2015, Hamburg

Sustainable Development Committee

  • 22-23 April 2015, Tallinn

Port Governance Committee

  • 15 April 2015, Helsinki

Economic Analysis and Statistics Committee/PORTOPIA Workshop

  • 29-30 April 2015, Ports of Bremen

EU meetings

European Council

  • 12 February 2015, informal meeting of heads of stat and government, Brussels
  • 19-20 March 2015, European Council Summit, Brussels

European Parliament

Plenary Session

  • 9-12 February 2015, Strasbourg
  • 25-26 February 2015, Brussels

Transport Committee

  • 23-24 February 2015, Brussels

Environment Committee

  • 23-24 February 2015, Brussels

Conferences and events

Events organised and supported by ESPO


Events of interest



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