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Reducing and recycling ships’ waste remains a serious topic in trying to make marine business greener reducing its carbon footprint, and being more sensitive to environmental considerations.

Reducing and recycling ships’ waste remains a serious topic in trying to make marine business greener reducing its carbon footprint, and being more sensitive to environmental considerations.
This workshop provides business information on environmental best practice and corporate responsibility centered around marine ports and terminals, including shipping, transport and logistics.We will present ALL ABOUT SCRUBBERS, BALLAST WATER, ENFORCEMENT AND AN IMPROVED EUROPEAN SCHEME.

Three reasons for attending this workshop

  1. In just a day, you get the latest, up to date knowledge on the most important ships’waste issues and regulations.
  2. You can get in direct contact with the speakers, ask your questions and get answers.
  3. You are surrounded by many people working in the ships’ waste sector.
    Meet specialists, competitors, colleagues, prospects and customers.

Venue

  • Ostend, Belgium
  • Thermae Palace - Koningin Astridlaan 7, 8400 Ostend
  • Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Program

8:30 REGISTRATION and coffee
9:00 WELCOME ADDRESS
  • Baudouin Ska, Chairman Euroshore International, Febem/Fege
9:15 SESSION I - On scrubber waste
  • Scrubbers - Why - What - Results, Donald Gregory, Secretary General, Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)
  • Impact of scrubbers on waters in port areas, Port of Antwerp
10:15 SESSION II - On ballast water
  • Ballast water legislation in a nutshell, Brian Elliott, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
10:45 IS AN HARMONIZED APPROACH OF FEES, EXEMPTIONS ETC. DESIRED?
  • Henri van der Weide, Port of Amsterdam
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 SESSION III - On the importance of enforcement
  • The role of Port State Control in a EU Member State, Marc Lampe, PSC Bremen
  • The role of the US Coast Guard, David Condino, US Coast Guard
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 EU-DIRECTIVE IN REVIEW
  • The ex-post evaluation of directive 2000/59/EC: state of play, Anna Bobo Remijn, Policy Officer Maritime Safety DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • The PRF guidelines, Brian Elliott, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
  •  The way forward, Anna Bobo Remijn, Policy Officer Maritime Safety DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission
15:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 STAKEHOLDERS’ VIEW
  • Roundtable with ESPO, ECSA, Euroshore International, Port State Control
17:00 CLOSING DRINK

Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know all about scrubber waste, ballast water and latest European regulations.