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5th Annual Ports Policy Conference

Thu, 18 April 2013 - Thu, 18 April 2013

This annual conference, now in its 5th year, will provide an essential update on current policy and regulation affecting UK ports.

A key networking event for the UK’s ports sector, this conference provides an opportunity to get up to date with key policy changes and issues for 2013 and beyond.

Topics discussed at this year’s conference include new European policy and how UK ports will be affected, the role of ports in economic regeneration for Britain, funding and planning issues, and the role of ports in the energy sector.

Join us for networking drinks after the event where we invite delegates to stay and get to know the speakers over a glass of wine.

7 areas covered in this event

1.Ministerial update on the DfT’s new strategic partnership approach
2.The impact of new European regulations on port concessions
3.National port capacity
4.Fair competition and state aid
5.MCZs and the Habitats and Wild Birds Directive
6.Trust and municipal ports – leveraging funding
7.Opportunities around offshore wind and marine renewable energy

Attend to...
•Hear from the Minister, Stephen Hammond MP, on the DfT’s new strategic partnership approach
•Understand how the new regulations from Europe will affect port concessions
•Join the debate on national port capacity, fair competition and state aid
•Hear from DECC on the current progress in the offshore wind sector
•Receive an update on the latest progress with MCZs and the Habitats and Wild Birds Directive
•Hear how the latest planning policy will affect port developments
•Discuss the future of the UK ports industry

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SSA members recieve 15% discount, please contact [email protected] for the discount code.

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