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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...
October 10th, 2011
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The member of the PortEconomics.eu team Dr. Thomas Vitsounis gave a series of lectures during the "Workshop on Ports as Engines of Economic Development and Strategic Management of Port Areas" organised by the European Commission (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument-TAIEX) in Belgrade, 26 and 27 September 2011. During the first lecture, Thomas provided  an economic and legal analysis of the factors determining the competitiveness of ports and continued with an overview of  port performance practises. His final lecture...
June 14th, 2011
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June 2011: PortEconomics member Thanos Pallis presents its views on the progress of the European Port Policy and the lessons resulting for European integration at the International Meeting of the Hellenic University Association for European Studies (EPEES). The meeting, had the theme "Enlargement or deepening? The EU in the era of the Lisbon Treaty", and was held in Lesvos Greece, 11-12 June 2011. Thanos presentation  "Deepening or Widening? The adjustment challenge for sectoral EU policies: Lessons from the European Port Policy" is...
June 9th, 2011
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June 2011: PortEconomics co-director Theo Notteboom and associate member Jean-Paul Rodrigue led the academic session at the TOC Europe conference which took place in Antwerp from 7 to 9 June 2011. Read their presentation on  "The next box wave - can containerization reinvert itself?" @ PortEconomics.eu
May 14th, 2011
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May 2011: Members of the PortEconomics team played a key role at the European Sea Port Organisation (ESPO) 2011 Conference, held in Cyprus May 5 & 6, 2011. The key presentations, that set the tune of the discussions in two different sessions, included: Selection and measurement of port performance indicators. Peter de Langen, along with Michael Doooms, joined by partners in the PPRISM project presented the outline of a future European ‘dashboard’ of port performance indicators. Economic outlook for ports and shipping: A...
May 14th, 2011
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May 2011: ENPOS member Theo Notteboom will speak at the upcoming 27th IAPH World Port Conference (International Association of Ports and Harbors) which will take place in Busan, South Korea from 23 to 27 May 2011. Theo's presentation entitled ‘In search of synergies between seaports and inland ports in Europe’ will focus on the functional relationships between seaports and inland ports in Europe. It will be discussed how the European port system and inland port system developed over time  and how competitive forces have reshaped...
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