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Originally From: Mare Forum <info@mareforum.com> Announcement: MED PORTS 2002: ACHIEVING A PORT ECONOMY BOOM IN THE

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Announcement: MED PORTS 2002: ACHIEVING A PORT ECONOMY BOOM IN THE

MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA REGION; 23rd of APRIL 2002; ATHENS-GREECE

PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY S.A. and MARE FORUM have taken up the initiative to organise the conference, MED PORTS 2002: ACHIEVING A PORT ECONOMY BOOM IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA REGION, to be held on the 23rd of APRIL 2002 at the Hotel Athenaeum Intercontinental in ATHENS-GREECE.

The goal of the conference is to identify all possible economic catalysts for optimum future development of port infrastructure & real estate, port commerce and inter-port co-operation & competition, while keeping environmental and safety issues a key priority.

Like all Mare Forum conferences, the ultimate goal of the conference is to provide a true forum where all participants are invited to take part in the discussion periods after every panel of high profile speakers has spoken directly to the issues.

Harilaos PSARAFTIS, CEO Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

Jannis KOSTOULAS, Managing Director, Mare Forum

George SKORDILIS, Liaison Greece, Mare Forum

To view the conference programme please go to: http://www.mareforum.com/med

ports

programme.htm To view the conference opening page please go to: http://www.mareforum.com/med_ports.htm To view general information for the conference, please go to: http://www.mareforum.com/med

ports

information.htm

To print out a conference registration form for this conference, please go to: http://www.mareforum.com/med

ports

conf_reg_form.htm and click on the printer icon in your browser. To print out a hotel registration form for the Athenaeum Intercontinental, please go to: http://www.mareforum.com/med

ports

%20Hotel_%20Reg_form.htm and click on the printer icon in your browser

Themes and Topics to be addressed at the Conference:

1. PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR MEDITERRANEAN PORTS IN A GLOBALISED SHIPPING ENVIRONMENT

Ports as the driving factor in a national and regional economy Ports as vital nodes in the global supply chain Refined networks of deep-sea and sort sea shipping services boost demand for efficient port services Opening up the hinterland will improve the price/performance ratio of the ports in the Mediterranean and Black Sea region Shippers demands of the Mediterranean Ports

2. PORT CO-OPERATION VS. PORT COMPETITION A REAL DILEMMA ?

A pre-requisite for fair port competition is a regulatory level playing field Co-operation between ports in the same region an illusion?

Bilateral agreements between ports on either side of the transport corridors may improve transport efficiency

The effects of competition between ports on the competitiveness of ports services Can co-operation between port service providers in a port meet current shipping demands? How sharing information in the port community may improve planning of port resources EC Ports Policy: Mediterranean vs. North Ports Quality Ports: Their exclusive bid for the future Is EU regulation an obstacle for Port development in the Mediterranean & Black Sea Region?

3. ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY IN PORTS: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

The Need for an ISM Code for Ports How to utilise available tools /standards to achieve a safer /better environment in and around ports? Sustainable development of ports requires involvement of all regional interests Port services liberalisation will have a + or - effect on risk, safety, quality? Benchmarking of Quality Ports will improve safety What is the role now and in the future of shippers, charterers, forwarders, terminal operators with regard to safe practice in ports? A Pre-requisite for Port Risk Management: Every member of the port community must accept responsibility. Ship / Port interface

4. THE PORT- CITY RELATIONSHIP AND URBAN WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT How the fragmentation of regulatory authorities is a threat to the planning and (re)development of ports Returns of investments in port infrastructure may not be generated by the ones that exploit this infrastructure The fine line between love and hate in the port-city relationship What a real estate investor looks for The Need for Port - City Synergy in Port Development: Accommodating economic growth while maintaining Quality of Life

5. THE ROLE OF SHIPPING IN MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION : BUILDING THE FUTURE

Identification and measurement of port performance indicators help setting targets and mark achievements The opportunities and limitations of shortsea shipping The logic behind dedicated container terminals The nature of modern supply chain management The cost of Short Sea Shipping in comparison to other forms of transport The Shippers demands

6. ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: PORT CO-OPERATION AND COMPETITION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA REGION

Participating in the conference panel are:

Harilaos PSARAFTIS, Conference Chairman CEO, Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

Nikos THOMOPOULOS Secretary General, Port & Port Policy

Spiros ALEXANDRATOS President, Greek Chamber of Shipping

John LYRAS President, Union of Greek Shipowners

Nikos VARVATES President, Mediterranean Cargo Vessels Shipowners' Union

Nikos TRAVLOS President, International Shipping Union (DNE)

Konstantinos MANIATOPOULOS President, Piraeus Port Authority

George ANOMERITIS Minister of Mercantile Marine Greece

Emanuele GRIMALDI President, European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA)

Fotis KARAMITSOS Director Maritime Transportation European Commission

Nicolette van der JAGT Policy Manager, European Shippers/ Council

Manuel MORON LEDRO President, Port Authority, Puerto Bahia Algeciras

Josep ORIOL General Director, Port of Barcelona

Demosthenis YANNOPOULOS CEO Dealmar Shipping Ltd

John COUSTAS CEO, Danaos Holdings Ltd

Eugenio DE PAOLIS President, Ship Brokers Association of Genoa President, Bulk Mare SRL, Italy

Krasen BALEV (Pending) Executive Director, Port of Bourgas, Bulgaria

Representative Executive Director, Novorossiysk Port Authority

Sotiris THEOFANIS CEO, Thessaloniki Port Authority

Herman JOURNEE Prime Coordinator, ECO Ports Europe Director, Port of Amsterdam

Eric BRASSART General manager, Marseille Port Authority

Raymond SEIGNETTE Managing Director, Global Maritime

Alphons GUINIER Secretary General, European Community Shipowners Associations

Jannis KOURMATZIS Vice President -South Europe Maritime DNV

Danail PAPAZOV (Pending) Director, Port of Varna

Fabio CAPOCACCIA General Secretary, Genoa Port Authority

Marta Moretti Coordinator, Centro Internationale Citta di Aqua/ Venezia

Paul KOCH General Manager, ING Real Estate Development, France

Henk de BRUIJN Director, Strategic Planning and Research, Port of Rotterdam

Andrian HAWCROFT Director Project Finance PWC, PriceWaterHouseCoopers

John PAPADOMARKAKIS Gen. Manager RE+D Magazine

Petros St. MANTOUVALOS Vice Mayor City of Piraeus Member of the Greek Parliament

Alkis KORRES Vice - President, Union of Mediterranean Greek Shipowners

Mick JACKSON Head of Logistics, Freight Transport Association

Vasilis KOUTSIS General Manager , Astakos Terminal S.A.

Pieter VAN AGTMAAL Managing Director, Netherlands Shipowners Association

Michalis SARLIS CEO, Sarlis Container

Ger NIEUWPOORT Head, Maritime transport Division, Dutch Ministry of Transport

Sander VAN 'T VERLAAT Managing Director, Shortsea Promotion Centre Holland

Maria BOILE Academic Leading Expert on Intermodality

Nick CHRISTODOULAKIS Greek Minister of National Economy, Guest Speaker at Conference Dinner

THE FEE FOR ATTENDING THIS CONFERENCE IS EURO 500,- + EURO 95 (19% VAT) TOTAL AMOUNT DUE: 595 EURO

Conference Sponsors:

- PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY S.A. - ASTAKOS TERMINAL S.A. - BULL ADVANCED TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS - THESSALONIKI PORT AUTHORITY S.A. - DEALMAR SHIPPING COMPANY LTD - DANAOS HOLDINGS LTD - HERAKLION PORT AUTHORITY S.A. - AUTORITA PORTUALE GIOIA TAUTO - MARE FORUM - NAFTOTRADE S.A.

Conference Supporters:

- HELLENIC Mediterranean Cargo Vessels Shipowners' Union - EUROPEAN SHIPPERS' COUNCIL - RED MAGAZINE: REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT - INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING UNION (DNE) - ROYAL ASSOCIATION OF NETHERLANDS' SHIPOWNERS

MARE FORUM B.V. P.O. Box 30027 NL-3001 DA Rotterdam

Tel: +31.10.205 74 55 Fax: +31.10.205 56 55 email: info@mareforum.com http://www.mareforum.com


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