The Greens - EFA

Island Transport Connectivity and the Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Thursday 28 June 2012, 15:00 - 18:30


PROGRAMME

15:00-15:10
MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, Welcome speech

Session 1 - Island Connectivity

15:10-15:25
Jaroslaw Kotowski (TEN-T Executive Agency, European Commission)
Opportunities and challenges for the development of Motorways of the Sea projects in South-East Europe

15:25-15:40
Szymon Oscislowski (Marco Polo Programme Manager, European Commission, DG MOVE)
Marco Polo grants on short-sea shipping routes

15:40-15:55
Patrick Anvroin (Director, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, CPMR)
Recommendations for Integrating the EU Islands in the Motorways of the Sea

15:55-16:10
Christian Pleijel (European Small Islands Federation (ESIN)
Improvement of public transport services in small and insular islands; prospects and obstacles

16:10-16:30
Q&A, discussion

Session 2 - Green Transformation of the Shipbuilding Industry

16:30-16:45
Commissioner Maria Damanaki (time of intervention to be confirmed)

16:45-17:00
Wolfgang Hehn (DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission)European Commission initiatives on the greening of the shipbuilding industry and the conversion of shipyards

17:00-17:15
Torsten Klimke (European Commission, DG Move, Maritime Transport Policy)
Looking at the demand side: The need for greener ships

17:15-17:30
Reinhard Lüken (Secretary General, SEA Europe, Ships and Maritime Equipment Association)
Improvement of technological fields for new products and new services for the shipbuilding sector

17:30-17:45
Francisco del Castillo (Fundación SOERMAR)
Eco-Refitec Project

17:45–18:00
Nikitas Nikitakos (University of the Aegean)
Green offshore structures: giving a viable approach to European shipyards

18:00-18:10
MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, closing remarks

18:10-18:30
Q&A, discussion