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June 25th, 2013
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Maritime Policy & Management, the flagship journal of maritime economists celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To celebrate this occasion, Chung Ang University in Seoul (host of the Journal) organized an academic conference inviting distinguished scholars to review past and future developments in shipping and port research.  PortEconomics could not miss the celebration, with members of the team invited to give knowledgeable insights of the contribution of the Journal. PortEconomics associate member Adolf Ng developed the...
June 24th, 2013
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The flagship journal Maritime Policy & Management celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To celebrate this occasion, Chung Ang University in Seoul (host of the Journal) organized an academic conference inviting distinguished scholars to review past and future developments in shipping and port research.  PortEconomics could not miss the celebration, with members of the team invited to give knowledgeable insights of the contribution of the Journal. PortEconomics team members Theo Notteboom, Thanos Pallis, Peter de Langen and Aimilia...
May 31st, 2013
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International strategies of port authorities were the theme of an interactive session of the ESPO Conference 2013 in Varna which panel included PortEconomics member Michaël Dooms and moderated by PortEconomics ass member Larissa van der Lugt. They were joined by the director of Port of Rotterdam International, Mr. Roger Clasquin, and the CEO of Port of Antwerp International, Gunther Ginckels, who presented both port authorities' vision, strategy and projects on international development. Prof. Elisaveta Kalinova provided a local...
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...
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