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Conference Island transport connectivity...

Island Transport Connectivity and the Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry: A Greens/EFA conference

Event
Public hearing
Date
28 June 2012 from 15:00 to 18:30
Place
European Parliament - Room A1G3 - 60 rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels
28.06.2012

PROGRAMME

15:00-15:10
MEPNikos Chrysogelos, Welcome speech

Session 1 - Island Connectivity

15:10-15:25
Jaroslaw Kotowski (TEN-T Executive Agency, European Commission)
Opportunities and challenges for the development of Motorways of the Sea projects in South-East Europe

15:25-15:40
Szymon Oscislowski (Marco Polo Programme Manager, European Commission, DG MOVE)
Marco Polo grants on short-sea shipping routes

15:40-15:55
Patrick Anvroin (Director, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, CPMR)
Recommendations for Integrating the EU Islands in the Motorways of the Sea

15:55-16:10
Christian Pleijel (European Small Islands Federation (ESIN)
Improvement of public transport services in small and insular islands; prospects and obstacles

16:10-16:30
Q&A, discussion

Session 2 - Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry

16:30-16:45
Commissioner Maria Damanaki (time of intervention to be confirmed)

16:45-17:00
Wolfgang Hehn (DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission)European Commission initiatives on the greening of the shipbuilding industry and the conversion of shipyards

17:00-17:15
Torsten Klimke (European Commission, DG Move, Maritime Transport Policy)
Looking at the demand side: The need for greener ships

17:15-17:30
Reinhard Lüken (Secretary General, SEA Europe, Ships and Maritime Equipment Association)
Improvement of technological fields for new products and new services for the shipbuilding sector

17:30-17:45
Francisco del Castillo (Fundación SOERMAR)
Eco-Refitec Project

17:45–18:00
Nikitas Nikitakos (University of the Aegean)
Green offshore structures: giving a viable approach to European shipyards

18:00-18:10
MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, closing remarks

18:10-18:30
Q&A, discussion

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The hearing is hosted by Green MEP Nikos Chrysogelos.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, French, Spanish, Greek. 

Registration : please provide your name, surname, date of birth, place of residence, nationality per mail to myrofora.kostidou@europarl.europa.eu

More information:

Nikos Chrysogelos

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