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May 27th, 2013
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PortEconomics cellebrated the European Maritme day 2013, which was established in May 2008 by the European Commission and gives the opportunities for activities promoting the martime sector. PortEconomics co-director, and MedCruise secretary general, Thanos Pallis discussed the potential of the cruise sector in Greece, presenting a study entitled 'Greek Ports & Cruise: An opportunity to benefit the Greek economy' during the Conference "European Maritime Week: Current Trends and Challenges Ahead" that organised by the Jean Monnet...
April 16th, 2013
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PortEconomics member Pierre Cariou delivered a presentation (in French) as invited speaker during "Les Journées Neptune", an international event aimed to provide an overview of multidisciplinary research which was organized by the University of Toulon (France) in April, 9th. Pierre participated in the session "Urban Coast and Mediterranean Sea Areas", organised by Nicolas Peridy and Gabriel Figueiredo de Oliveira of the Laboratory of Applied Economy for Development (LEAD). Pierre gave a speech titled "The effectiveness of a European Speed...
April 16th, 2013
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PortEconomics associate member Francesco Parola delivered a presentation (in French) as invited speaker during "Les Journées Neptune", an international event aimed to provide an overview of multidisciplinary research which was organized by the University of Toulon (France) in April, 9th. Francesco participated in the session "Urban Coast and Mediterranean Sea Areas", organised by Nicolas Peridy and Gabriel Figueiredo de Oliveira of the Laboratory of Applied Economy for Development (LEAD). Francesco gave a speech titled "Mediterranean ports...
November 8th, 2012
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The regulatory challenges that the port sector faces was the theme of PortEconomics co-director Thanos Pallis presentation at the 1st European Maritime Transport Regulation Forum "Ports: How to Regulate Logistics Interfaces?" that was organised by the Florence School of Regulation, of the European University Institute in Florence. Thanos discussed seven different groups of (de)regulatory issues that modern ports face, and analysed the challenges and questions associated with each of these issues. During the 1st European Maritime...
February 18th, 2012
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PortEconomics co-director Thanos Pallis presented his views on the prospects and current initiatives to promote the competitivess of Greek ports, during the Financial Times World Shipping Congress that took place in Athens Greece, 19 & 20 February 2012. In front of a crowd that included presidents of shipowners' Associations representing 3 continents, 10 major Shipping Countries and almost 60% of the international fleet. Thanos, acting at his capacity as General Secretary of ports and port policy of the Hellenic Republic, presented his...
February 5th, 2012
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PortEconomics ass. member Patrick Verhoeven delivered the inaugural lecture at the Apulian distinguished lectures series, sharing with the audience his thoughts on the governance of seaports and the economic and societal challenges that today's port authorities are facing. The Apulian distinguished lectures series are held in Brindisi, Italy, and are a joint initiative by the Region Puglia, the City of Brindisi, the University of Salento and the Port Authority of Brindisi. The project is co-ordinated by the President of the Port of Brindisi...
December 23rd, 2011
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Francesco Parola delivered a presentation (in French), together with his colleagues Valérie Lavaud, Anne Cadoret and Salvatore Maugeri, themed "Analyser les conflits portuaires pour comprendre les dynamiques et la gouvernance portuaires. Une comparaison de Sète, Gênes et Naples", at the Journées Internationales sur la gouvernance et les communauté portuaire en Europe. The speech provided an overview on the major sources of conflicts within the port domain, also depicting the most critical phases in the evolution of port governance...
December 18th, 2011
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Dr George Vaggelas delivered an invited presentation at the Regional Seminar Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean that was held in Genoa on 12-14 of December 2011. George's presentation Cruise tourism: Economic benefits, sustainable development and port-city relations included facts regarding the importance of cruise tourism as an economic generator for the local economies, the potential impact of cruise on sustainability issues as well as the value of port-city relationships for increasing the attractiveness of a city as a...
December 14th, 2011
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Participating at the 6th edition of the European Conference & Exhibition on Inland terminals, held in Barcelona, Spain, one of the major ports in the Med with a surprisingly big hinterland on the European continent, PortEconomics associate member Jean-Paul Rodrigue delivered a presentation on "Port Regionalization, Inland Terminals and Last Mile Logistics". The European Conference & Exhibition on Inland terminals is always organised in the transport and logistical hotspots of Europe: Duisburg (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium), Paris...
November 26th, 2011
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Dr. Thomas Vitsounis delivers an invited lecture on  Key Performance Indicators and Balanced Scorecard in Ports during the Masport Seminar that was held in Valencia, November 10th-11th 2011. Thomas presented the output of mainstream research on Balanced port performance measurement with the emphasis being on port users' perceived value. Moreover, Thomas had the opportunity to present the recent output of the "Port Performance Indicators: Selection and Measurement" project to a vibrant and of top quality audience. The MASPORT...
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