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Workshop: Port Dues and other incentives for Greener Cruise Ports (WP4)

Riga, Latvia, April 25th-26th 2018

12:30 - 13:00

Welcoming and registration

13:00 - 13:15

Introduction into the Workshop Theme

Opening of the workshop
Representative from Freeport of Riga Authority

13:30 - 15:00

Are the port dues the real instrument for maritime sustainability?

• Port dues pricing: principles, structure and models

• Cruise tourism in Riga Port
Representative from Freeport of Riga Authority

• Latvian experience on green incentives

15:30 - 17:00

Port dues as instrument for environmental charging

• Incentives to harmonize the port dues
Mr. MICHELE ACCIARO, representative from COGEA/ Kuhne Logistics University

• Field research. What expect terminal operator from the green incentives
Mrs. PETRA ERKKOLA, Environmental, Energy and Quality Consultant

• The missing link between shipping and ports – Green Award experience
Mr. KEITA SHINOHARA, representative from Green Award

Riga, Latvia

April 25th-26th 2018

Astor Riga Hotel
Meierovica blvd. 10
Riga, LV-1050

April 26th 2018

08:45 - 09:00


09:00 - 10:45

Port dues and economics

• Port dues. Experience from the NEPTUN project.

• Sustainability and the port dues as the framework for successful innovations
Mr. WOLF VON DER MOSEL, Head of Maritime Affairs, Hamburg Port Authority

11:15 - 12:30

Port dues and economics

• The infrastructure development and investments for greener shipping. Port case.

• Port dues strategies and incentives for cruise line companies for using green port features
Representative from The Maritime Institute Gdansk, Poland

12:30 - 13:00

Discussion (round table)

14:00 - 15:30

Steering Committee SC05 meeting

15:45 - 17:00

Steering Committee SC05 meeting

Workshop: Port Dues and other incentives for Greener Cruise Ports (WP4)

Riga, Latvia, April 25th-26th 2018

The Green Cruise Port project workshop Port Dues and other incentives for Greener Cruise Ports was held in Riga, Latvia on Wednesday 25th April and Thursday 26th April 2018”. The workshop has been carried out as the part of the Work package 4-E17 (A 4.1.1.b): Smart Cruise Port Traffic Solutions (incl. Accessibility) and Economic Effects.

The workshop was concentrated to fulfill the objective prescribed in the the 4th work package – Smart cruise Port traffic solutions and economic effects, so the speakers presented views of different stakeholders to legislative and economic instruments, mainly port dues - to reach cruise shipping sustainability.

The workshop was organized in 4 sessions, by 3 presentations on each session, totally 12 presentations.

During the workshop presentations by different stakeholders on such the topics as economics, sustainability, the green incentives were held.

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