Port Integration Workshop (WS3-06)
“The Genoa case: ever facing need of space for growth”
Genoa, 29-30-31 October 2012
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : +39 010 2704273
The Genoa workshop will deal with the topic “Interactions Between Ports and Inland
Terminals and the relevant strategies to improve the attractiveness and the turnover in the port in an European context”.
A) Informal welcome (Port Integration partners).
The Chamber of Commerce of Genoa has organized a welcome and informal meeting on the th29 October for Port Integration project members.
The welcoming will be at “Piazza De Ferrari” (the main square in town, just close to the hotel) in front of the Regione Liguria Palace at 5:30 pm.
Into the very near “Palazzo Ducale” our Partners can visit an important cultural event, the
exposition devoted to the great Iberian architect Mirò.
Then we’ll transfer to the near Stock Exchange Building where has been set up an exposition showing the contents of “Festival della Scienza”, a successful cultural initiative of our city in the field of science and technology.
Around 8:00 pm a light buffet will be provided in the same location.
th29 October 2012
Arrival of Port Integration participants
5:30 pm Informal Welcome Piazza De Ferrari
8:00 pm Light Buffet Stock Exchange
B) Workshop (open to transport community)
“The Genoa case: ever facing need of space for growth”
30 October 2012 –
Genoa Chamber of Commerce (Via Garibaldi, 4)
“Bergamasco” Room, ground floor
Time Title of Presentation Speaker
9.00-9.30 Registration of Participants
9.30-10.00 Welcoming Addresses Paolo Odone
Genoa Chamber of Commerce, President
Hamburg State Ministry for Economy,
Transport and Innovation (Lead Partner)
10.00-11.00 Presentation of the study “Interactions Giordano Guerrini
C.I.S.C.o (Council of Intermodal Between Ports and Inland Terminals: Shipping Consultants), Director The Genoa Case”
11.00-11.15 Coffee break
11.15-11.45 The Rivalta Scrivia experience: an Roberto Arghenini
historical best practice Interporto Rivalta Scrivia, General
14.00-14.30 The Genoa Port Authority’s point of Genoa Port Authority (official
view speaker to be defined) 14.30-15.00 A contribution by Inland Terminal Alessandro Ricci
National Association UIR and Interporto Bologna,
15.00-15.15 Coffee break
15.15-16.45 Panel discussion ; Maritime Agents Representative
; Forwarding Agents Representative
; Terminal Operators Representative
; Port Integration Partners 16.45-17.00 Concluding remarks Genoa Chamber of Commerce
19.30 – 22.30 Official Dinner at ? da Rina ? Dress-code: smart casual
C) Working Session (limited to Port Integration partners) Genoa Chamber of Commerce (Via Garibaldi 4)
“Ardesie” Room, ground floor
31th October 2012
9:00 10:00 WG 3 status quo
10:00 10.15 Coffee
10.15 1030 Transfer to Genoa Port Center
10.30 12:00 Visit of the several rooms of this
exposition, where in a modern and
interactive way is presented the true
reality of our Port
12:00 13:00 Buffet (at Genoa Port Center)
End of the workshop
Working language: English
Airport: ? Cristoforo Colombo Airport ? is in Genova Sestri Ponente just a few kilometres
from the city centre, which is easy to reach via many connections.
From airport website
email@example.com, further information about:
Shuttle bus service (Volabus):
VOLABUS is the AMT shuttle bus service departing from Cristoforo Colombo airport to Brignole and Principe Train Stations, crossing the city centre. Transfer time from the airport to the city centre is about 30 minutes. Volabus operates from
6.00 a.m. to 23.30 p.m.
The ticket costs 6 Euro for a trip on Volabus plus a 60 minutes journey on the AMT network
(buses, metro, public elevators and funicolar railways) in the same day. Taxi service:
Radio Taxi Genova: 010.5966
Way fare: between 25 ? and 40 ?.
The official currency is the Euro
Automatic exchange machines are located at the airport and at most important banks. Telephones
The international code number from abroad is 00 39 followed by the number code of the person you are calling, comprehensive of the “zero” of region. The mobile phone network covers the whole country.
Call from Italy to abroad: 00 + country code + the number of your correspondent.
Most hotels, restaurants and shops in Genoa accept the main credit cards
Genova is located in the Mediterranean climate zone. Average yearly temperatures are about 15? C in January and 23? C in August. It has a mild Mediterranean climate, with no sudden changes in temperature. The average yearly temperature range - between maximum and minimum temperature - is only 5.4 degrees Celsius, which is one of the lowest in Italy. As a rule, precipitation is more frequent in October and November and reaches 1,300 mm on average a year.
We have made the block booking at the following hotel:
BEST WESTERN CITY HOTEL -- 4 stars
Via S. Sebastiano 6 - 16123 - Genova (GE)
Tel: +39 010 584707 - Fax: +39 010 586301 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Best Western City Hotel is located right in the centre of Genoa, close to the old city
centre, very near to the commercial port and to the tourist attractions of the city.
Easily reached from the railway stations and the airport, the City Hotel is perfectly
located for a cultural holiday in Genoa's old city centre or for a business trip. In this
regard, the hotel has 1 meeting room where it is possible to organize conventions,
meetings, conferences and events of any type.
For futher informations:
When booking the hotel, please indicate: REF: Chamber of Commerce of Genoa – PORT INTEGRATION
thDeadline for registration 19 of October 2012 Price agreed:
Single room 95 Euro + 2 Euro (visitors’ tax) per night
Thank you for providing confirmation of your participation
FAX + 39 010 2704370 or e-mail:
Name / surname
Arrival date, time,
Departure date, time
thPlease indicate if you want participate to the welcoming buffet of 29 October
thand to the official dinner of 30 October
thPlease kindly return this form latest for 19 October