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ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2020

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Mr. Holger Banik, CEO of Niedersachsen Ports (c) NPorts/Andreas Burmann

ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2020

30 October 2020

NEWS

Port pro of the month: Holger Banik (DE)

Mr. Holger Banik, CEO of Niedersachsen Ports, tells ESPO in the following interview how he got into maritime transport, the challenges and benefits of managing several ports, and his view on digitalisation. Discover below more about Niedersachsen Ports!
30 October 2020 | Read more 

ESPO Award 2020 Shortlisted Projects: Port of Amsterdam

Discover below the second shortlisted project for the ESPO Award 2020: Port of Amsterdam and its project “Prodock”.
29 October 2020 | Read more


ESPO congratulates Tanger Med Port Authority and the Igoumenitsa Port Authority for renewing their EcoPorts PERS Certification

ESPO congratulates the Tanger Med Port Authority (Morocco) and the Igoumenitsa Port Authority (Greece) for successfully renewing the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). For Tanger, this is the third time they achieve the PERS certification, while it is Igoumenitsa’s fourth. Both important Mediterranean ports, they received their PERS certificates in digital handover ceremonies.
28 October 2020 | Read more


ESPO welcomes EP-TRAN Chair’s recommendations on the key role of sea ports, the importance of short sea shipping, and the need for a strong CEF to decarbonise

On 28 October, the European Parliament TRAN Committee will discuss the draft own-initiative report on technical and operational measures for more efficient and cleaner maritime transport. ESPO believes that the draft report of Ms Delli contributes in a positive way to the reflection on ways to make maritime transport cleaner and more efficient and the role of ports in that.
27 October 2020 | Read more


ESPO Award 2020 Shortlisted Projects: Algeciras Port Authority

Discover below the first shortlisted project for the ESPO Award 2020: Algeciras Port Authority and its project “The Journey of Innovation – Travesía de la Innovación”.
26 October 2020 | Read more


Launch of ESPO’s 2020 Environmental Report, with special guests

Join us on 10 November 2020 at 11.30 am for a special event, providing key insights into the environmental priorities of European ports. Valter Selén, Senior Policy Advisor and EcoPorts Coordinator, will present the Report, followed by a short exchange of views between ESPO Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost, and special invited guests.
21 October 2020 | Read more


ESPO congratulates the Port of Valencia for renewing its EcoPorts PERS Certification

ESPO congratulates the Port of Valencia (ES) for successfully renewing the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). This marks the impressive sixth PERS certification for Valencia.
19 October 2020 | Read more


CALENDAR

ESPO EVENTS

ESPO Award 2020 – 10 November, Online

ESPO Conference 2021 – 27-28 May 2021, Oslo

ESPO MEETINGS

General Assembly – 10 November 2020, Brussels/online

Technical Committees

Intermodal, Logistics and Industry Committee – 6 November 2020, online

EU MEETINGS

Council of the European Union

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council

  • 7-8 December 2020, Brussels
  • 14 December 2020, Brussels

Environment Council

  • 17 December 2020, Brussels

European Parliament

Plenary Session

  • 11-13 November 2020, Brussels
  • 23-26 November 2020, Strasbourg

Transport Committee

  • 10 November 2020, Brussels

Environment Committee

  • 16 November 2020, Brussels
  • 30 November 2020, Brussels (TBC)

 

 

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