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The second day of the POWER FINAL EVENT 27 Nov 2020 – “FROM PORTS TO HUBS, FROM HUBS TO NETWORK, STORY OF A PROCESS PROJECTED TO THE FUTURE”

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The second day of the POWER FINAL EVENT 27 Nov 2020 – “FROM PORTS TO HUBS, FROM HUBS TO NETWORK, STORY OF A PROCESS PROJECTED TO THE FUTURE”

November 27th, 2020|Activities, Events, Library, News|
The POWER FINAL EVENT “FROM PORTS TO HUBS, FROM HUBS TO NETWORK” was dedicated to the presentation of the project achievements and of the established Innovation Hubs Network, as well as to the discussion – in the form of round tables among key experts of the Adriatic-Ionian Area – of topics such as the evolution of ports after the Covid-19 outbreak and strengths and challenges of the transition pathways identified by PoWER for the evolution of ports into Innovation Hubs.
Prof. Ing. Antonio Occhiuzzi, Director of the Intstitute for Contruction Technologies of the National Research Council of Italy, opened the PoWER final event . After the welcome speech, Ms Adela Franja, ADRION Programme Project Officer, spoke about future perspectives of the ADRION Programme. Mr Marco Padula, PoWER Project Coordinator, presented the objectives of the PoWER project.

 

Round table 1: “THE EVOLUTION OF PORTS AFTER THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK: ISSUES, CHALLENGES, NEW OPPORTUNITIES”

Dr. Adrian Hackaj, Research Director at Cooperation and Development Institute, moderated the experts’ round table “The evolution of ports after the Covid-19 outbreak: Issues, challenges, new opportunities” with: Mr Pirro Vengu, Director of Durres Port Authority (Albania), Mr Mirsad Čustović, Port of Brčko (Bosnia & Herzegovina), Mr. Tvrtko Tomljenović, Rijeka Port Authority (Croatia) and Mr Sabbatino Catani, Confcommercio Study Centre of Pescara (Italy).

Round table 2. “PORTS AS LOGISTIC, DIGITAL, SUSTAINABILITY AND ECONOMIC HUBS: STRENGTHS AND CHALLENGES OF THE FOUR POWER TRANSITION PATHWAYS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF ADRION PORTS”

Dr. Fotis Stergiopoulos, Centre for Reseach & technology Hellas, moderated the second experts’ round table “Ports as logistic, digital, sustainability and economic hubs: Strengths and challenges of the four PoWER transition pathways for the evolution of ADRION ports”. We heard the views of the participants who have contributed in the development of the Local Strategic Outlooks: Prof. Osman Metalla, Durres University (Albania), Mr Eners Čovrk, IPSA institute Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina), Mr Tvrtko Tomljenović, Rijeka Port Authority (Croatia), Mr Andrea Bardi, Institute for Transportation and Logistics (Italy), and Mr Francesco Magnanoli, Ravenna Port Authority (Italy).

Adrion ports, being traditional ones and offering mainly classical services at the moment, should pass through a transition and become logistic, digital and economic hubs, so that they would become central routes in the future.

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