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Irish Ports Conference to Be Hosted by Capital Port

17th July 2013
Irish Ports Conference to Be Hosted by Capital Port

#PortsConference - The 2013 The Irish Ports Association Conference is to be hosted by Dublin Port Company and is to take place on 27 September in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin.

This year saw the launching of the new National Ports Policy, the conclusion by the Irish Competition Authority of a review of the ports sector and the publication by the EU Commission of a proposed ports Regulation. All of these create challenges for Irish ports whose efficiency and capacity is crucial to support international trade in goods.

The core themes of the IPA conference are ports policy, practice and planning. An elite panel of national and international speakers will not only examine recent policy developments but also to present examples from around the world (UK, Denmark, Greece and Chile) as to how ports elsewhere have adapted and responded to changing regulatory environments. For further information of the conference visit: ipadublin2013.com

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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