Cross fertilization event on new developments in ports and future port worker training needs

Project Meetings


Last Date: 
Thursday, 26 May 2016 09:00

Place: : Hotel Park Hyatt, Bugenhagenstra├če 8, Hamburg, Germany  |  City: Hamburg, Germany

The purpose of this event is to present the current state of port workers’ training in Europe, discuss the trends in the port sector and how these trends affect the required skills and training needs of port workers, and facilitate an open dialogue among stakeholders involved in the port sector.


by the 30th of April 2016 at:


The language of the event is English



Thursday May 26th
9.00 a.m.   Bus transport from Hotel Park Hyatt to ma-co (optional)
9.30 a.m.

One hour walking tour in ma-co maritimes competenzcentrum GmbH (optional)

Cross fertilisation Conference, Hotel Park Hyatt Hamburg      

12.00 a.m.
Light lunch
1.00 p.m. 
Opening and presentation of the EU-PORTRAItS project  
1.15 p.m. 
Port workers’ training in Europe; Overview on the findings in seven EU countries
Comments from participants
1.45 p.m.
Mega trends affecting the port sector
Discussion on the impacts of these trends in port operations
3.15 p.m.
Coffee break
3.30 p.m. How changes in operations will affect the job profiles and the skills anticipated by future port workers
Discussion on port workers’ training needs
5.00 p.m. Closing of the Conference
7.00 p.m.
Dinner in Hotel Park Hyatt Hamburg (optional)

Friday May 27th

Visit to Hamburg container terminal and port cruise (optional)

9.00 a.m.  
Bus transport from Hotel Park Hyatt to container terminal
9.30 a.m.
Port visit
11.00 a.m.  
Port cruise and lunch on board
1.00 p.m. 
End of the event



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  • Thursday, 26 May 2016 09:00



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