I look forward to representing Europe's seaports in Brussels. Ports are more than a business sector, they seek to combine economic and public interests.
Secretary General European Sea Ports Organisation
The vital role ports must play as entry nodes into a European green transport system capable of delivering the EC reduction target of 60% for transport related CO2 by 2050.
Head of Unit ‘Ports and Inland Navigation' at the European Commission
Ports are engines of economic development and sources of prosperity for our cities, regions and nations
European Commission Vice-President 2009-2014
A very close collaboration with industry and policy stakeholders will be a critical success factor to achieve sustainable project outputs. The PORTOPIA knowledge platform should strengthen the long-term relationships between stakeholders.
Prof. Dr. Michael Dooms
VUB, Project Coordinator
Ports are home and key partners of industrial clusters [...]