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ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2021

Sergio Prete, President of the Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea – Port of Taranto

29 October 2021

NEWS

Port pro of the month: Sergio Prete (IT)

This month, Mr Sergio Prete, President of the Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea – Port of Taranto, tells ESPO about his long-term vision for the Port of Taranto, the main investment projects, the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the port, how he got into maritime transport, and many other interesting topics!
29 October 2021 | Read more

ESPO Award 2021 shortlisted projects: Port of Gdańsk Authority

The project “WE ARE – unification of local community of Gdańsk’s districts Nowy Port and Stogi with its old neighbour, the sea port” of Port of Gdańsk Authority is one of the shortlisted projects in the final competition for the ESPO Award 2021.
27 October 2021 | Read more


The European Sea Ports Organisation urges EU policymakers to align discussions on AFIR and FuelEU Maritime

ESPO urges the Council and the European Parliament to fully align the maritime pillar of the proposal for an Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR) with the FuelEU Maritime proposal.
25 October 2021 | Read more


ESPO Award 2021 shortlisted projects: Hamburg Port Authority

The project of Hamburg Port Authority, “Culture is Calling at the Port of Hamburg” has been shortlisted by the jury for the ESPO Award 2021. Discover the Port’s project below.
22 October 2021 | Read more


ESPO presents its Environmental Report 2021 | EcoPortsinSights 2021

ESPO is proud to present the 2021 Annual ESPO Environmental Report. With climate change and environmental issues on top of both the ports and the policy makers’ agendas, the 2021 Report has become an essential tool to monitor performance and see where problems arise. It provides ESPO and European policymakers with insights on the environmental issues that European ports are working on, and informs the priorities of ESPO.
21 October 2021 | Read more


ESPO congratulates the Port of Den Oever and the Port of Baku on achieving EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS)

The Port of Den Oever (The Netherlands) and the Port of Baku (Azerbaijan) are certified through the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). This is Baku’s second PERS certification since they joined the EcoPorts network in 2018, and Den Oever’s third PERS certification since 2014.
20 October 2021 | Read more


ESPO Award 2021 shortlisted projects: Port Authority of Valencia

Port of Valencia’s project, “Valenciaport, making the difficult easy”, is in the final competition for the ESPO Award 2021. Click below to learn more about it.
19 October 2021 | Read more


ESPO Award 2021 shortlisted projects: Port Authority of Vigo

Discover below Port of Vigo’s SUNSET DOCKS Project, which is shortlisted for the ESPO Award 2021.
15 October 2021 | Read more


Better Rail-Port connectivity a win-win for Europe

On the occasion of the Express’ arrival in Rotterdam and Antwerp, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO), the European Rail Infrastructure Manager (EIM), the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) and the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure (CER) jointly call for more attention to rail-port connectivity.
04 October 2021 | Read more

CALENDAR
ESPO EVENTS
ESPO Award 2021 – 9 November 2021, Brussels
ESPO MEETINGS
General Assembly – 9 November 2021, Brussels
Executive Committee – 14 December 2021, Brussels Technical Committees
Meeting of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC) for ports – 19 November 2021, Online 

EU MEETINGS
Council of the European Union
Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council
2-3 December 2021, Brussels
9 December 2021, Brussels

Environment Council
20 December 2021, Brussels

European Parliament
Plenary Session
10-11 November 2021, Brussels
22-25 November 2021, Strasbourg

Transport Committee
15 November 2021, Brussels

Environment Committee
18 November 2021, Brussels
29-30 November 2021, Brussels

 
 
 

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