2016 ECASBA Seminar LIsbon – Presentations

Introduction

A presentation by Markku Mylly, Executive Director of EMSA, and Charles Abela, Senior Project Officer for Reporting Formalities, on the EMSA National Single Window (NSW) and eManifest projects:

EMSA NSW and E-Manifest Projects

Session 1: “Moving Into the Logistics Chain”

João Silva, Executive Manager of Navex, on his company’s operations across the logistics chain:

Our World, Your World

Session 2: “The Industry in the Logistics Chain”

Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid, Secretary General of the European terminal operators association FEPORT, and Nicolette van der Jagt, Secretary General of the European freight forwarders’ association CLECAT, on the role of their sectors in logistics service provision:

The Terminal Operator’s Perspective

Promoting Intermodal solutions

Session 3: “The Union Customs Code and its impact on the Logistics Chain”

A presentation by Jan van Wesemael of VOKA Antwerp and ECASBA representative of the Trade Contact Group, on industry’s view of the impact of the new Code on European logistics operations:

The UCC and Intermodal Logistics

Session 4: ” Legislative Impacts on the Logistics Chain”

Presentations on the impact on logistics operations of current regulation:

Susanne Aigner, Head of Unit at DG-TAXUD, presents the European Commission’s view of the aims of the Union Customs Code in supporting logistics chains:

The Union Customs Code and its Impact on the Logistics Chain

João Franco, of the Port of Sines Authority, on the role of the single window in promoting the effective movement of goods between land and sea:

The Port of Sines and the Port Single Window

Mary Pothitou, Director of the Greek Shortsea Promotion Centre, on the importance of short sea shipping in logistics operations:

Shortsea Shipping and the Logistics Chain

John A. Foord FICS, FONASBA President Designate and Chairman of the Liner & Port Agency Committee, presents an update on the implementation of mandatory container weighing:

What are we weighting for? – An update on Container Weighing