PORT MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION, Next Crans Montana Club of Ports Special Meeting in Barcelona, July 2017

May 10, 2017

A Special Program of the Crans Montana Club of Ports will be held in the framework of the 28th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum, in Barcelona (Spain) from July 5 to 8, 2017.

This Program will gather Specialized Ministers, Directors of Ports, Shippers' Councils, Maritime Authorities, International and Regional Organizations and Businesses from around the World.

Among the main topics to be addressed :

  • Reducing air emissions and developing environmental practices
  • Safe and cost-effective disposal of waste and dredging materials
  • Technical solutions to reduce energy consumption
  • Reducing the port’s impact on local communities - mitigating nuisance from noise, dust, and odour
  • Integrating ports and cities for a circular economy
  • Dealing with ports’ profitability and competitiveness while integrating environmental concerns and involving ship-owners in the necessary environmental regulation