OpenPort event at the Port of Vigo | 22-23 Sept

In the framework of the PORTOS project and related to WP2 activities, the Port of Vigo performed an OpenPort event in the context of the Green Energy Ports Conference. The goal of the event was to present to the society what actions and decisions are currently being developed by ports, both in a national and international framework, in the fight against Climate Change.

The general topic of the conference was “The Green Deal, the role of ports“. These days brought together representatives of regional, state, European and international ports.  Speeches were focused on the EU Green Deal, whose objective is for Europe to have a clean economy, with zero emissions, and a good environmental status of our natural habitats. Topics related to PORTOS were presented to promote the implementation of Marine Renewable Energies in the Atlantic Area, as a formula to contribute towards sustainable development. Moreover, topics about the Global Pact, EU reduction emissions goals, and other important topics related to sustainble practices in ports were presented to the society.

Around 30 speeches by national and international speakers participated!