Cruise Europe members active across the board at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg

Cruise Europe (Logo)Cruise Europe (CE) will be out in numbers at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg next week (5-8 September).

Whether visiting the CE stand (#420 in Hall A1), co-exhibiting with the French Atlantic Ports, Port of Tallinn, Port of Foyle, the North Atlantic Agency and Environmental Port Index, or attending panel sessions, visitors will find the Association of 126 port members and 17 associate members has a huge presence at the expo & conference.

On Wednesday morning, CE chair Captain Michael McCarthy will be joining the panel for the State of the European cruise industry: insights on scaling sustainably. This session is always a crowd puller.

Monic van der Heyden, chair Rivercruise Europe and commercial director Cruise Port Amsterdam, will be moderating the State of the river cruise industry on Thursday morning, whilst Nick Hoogeweij from Cruise Port Rotterdam is taking part in Next steps from the next generation.

Later in the day Alexander Napp, from new associate member PWL Port Services, will be moderating a session on streamlining port operations: maximising efficiency for ships and ports. And Luis de Carvalho of Copenhagen Malmo Port will be guiding the panel on Collaboration through crisis: shaping the future of cruise operations in Northern Europe.

Meanwhile two CE members – Simone Maraschi from Cruise Gate Hamburg and Jon Olav Stedje from Port of Flam – talk to CLIA Europe director European government affairs Nikos Mertzanidis about The future of environmental impact assessment in port operations.

Maraschi will also be taking part in the session on Shore power 101: empowering ports for a sustainable future, alongside Morten Kusk from the Port of Aarhus amongst others.

In addition, CE is excited to have two members – Hamburg and Haugesund – and one associate member, Intercruises, shortlisted for Seatrade awards in three different categories: Destination of the year; Port of the year; and Innovative shorex of the year, respectively.

And last, but by no means least, CE social media guru Liz Gammon will be moderating a workshop, Expedition edge on Wednesday, and three conference sessions on Thursday: Journey through the European river cruise market; River cruising vs ocean cruising through a passenger’s eyes; and River cruise destination 101.

(Cruise Europe members active across the board at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg – Cruise Europe)