We are proud to present Partners of Transport Week 2016.
Content partner: University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Econimics
At the Faculty of Economics, a total of more than 4500 students are studying: 2130 full-time students, 1,850 part-time students, 396 students in 12 types of postgraduate courses (in Polish and English) and 150 doctoral students for doctoral studies in Economics. Doctoral programs are conducted in Polish and English.
Content partner: Pracujwlogistyce.pl
Pracujwlogistyce.pl this is an active web portal dedicated to the logistics market and the labor market in logistics. It covers the logistics sector services like forwarding, sea shipping, transport and supply chain, distributions and purchasing. It is considered as one of the best polish e-newspapers about logistics, containing many articles, comments and news. Pracujwlogistyce.pl is also a platform for staff development and career in the logistics industry. It promotes good practices and supports programs of career development and job creation. Pracujwlogistyce.pl is also an organizer of the Forum for Women in Logistics in Poland and organizer of many conferences and business meetings, debates and training courses. Beata Trochymiak is the editor in chief of Pracujwlogistyce.pl, she has 20 years of work experience in the logistics sector.
Content partner: Global Compact Network Poland
UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals. The UN Global Compact’s General Assembly mandate (A/RES/70/224) is to promote responsible business practices and UN values among the global business community and the UN System.
Partner: HEKLA – Helsingborg and Klaipeda LNG Infrastructure Facility Deployment
Port of Helsingborg (Sweden) and Klaipeda (Lithuania), are part of the core network of maritime ports located on the Scandinavian-Mediterranean and North-Baltic Sea Core Network Corridors respectively.
HEKLA project aims to reduce the air pollution in maritime transport within Baltic Sea region by development of infrastructure facilities to provide a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as an alternative fuel in the Port of Helsingborg and Klaipėdos Nafta.
The LNG infrastructure deployment significantly advances the global project of developing an LNG bunkering network in the ports of the Baltic Sea Region and aims to trigger broader LNG market development as well as to encourage ship-owners into developing more LNG propulsion vessels.
Partner: BZWBK Satander
Bank Zachodni WBK is the third power of the banking sector in Poland. It owes the ever-growing robustness of its position to the dynamic development, excellent products, innovation, brand development and pursuit of perfection in the relationship with customers.
Member of the Santander Group which serves over 100 million customers in 14 thousand branches in 30 countries. Thanks to the markets diversity it is one of the world’s largest financial groups and the largest financial institution of the euro zone.
Partner: Port of Gdynia Authority SA
Port of Gdynia Authority SA (PGA SA) is a public service company established on 30 November 1999 by the representatives of the Municipality of Gdynia and the State Treasury and has been serving as a managing body of the port since that moment. It directly manages the areas where the operating companies in which a PGA SA holds shares and other independent entities carry out handling and storage operations. The company carries out the objectives set out in the Act on ports and harbours, such as, inter alia, management of the property and port infrastructure, forecasting and planning the port development and the maintenance and expansion of the port infrastructure, while ensuring adequate standards of safety of persons and cargo handling as well as keeping the environmental standards. Carrying out the privatization processes under the Act on ports and harbours the PGA SA sells shares of the subsidiaries (while keeping the property used by the companies) in order to completely separate the spheres of management and operation, as well as for the increase of the capital strength and the competitiveness of the port operating sector. The aim of these actions is to maintain a stable and strong position of the Port of Gdynia in the Baltic region and within the European North-South transport corridor.
Honorary partner: The Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation
Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation was established November 17, 2016, on the basis of the Prime Minister regulation and provides support to the Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation. The Ministry is responsible for the following sections: maritime economy, fisheries and inland navigation. The priority tasks of the Ministry include the development of maritime education, maritime ports and shipyards, as well as inland navigation.
Honorary partner: Major of the City of Gdańsk
Gdańsk is a city whose nature has for centuries been determined by the strategic location on the crossroads of the European trade routes, as well as the open approach to changes and the entrepreneurial spirit of its inhabitants. Emphasising the city’s European roots the city authorities embark on various actions to meet the challenges of the new united Europe. To that aim they pursue broad-scale investments to upgrade the quality of the infrastructure and the quality of life of the local population. They also introduce organisational and legal changes to accelerate investment processes in the city. Whoever chooses to locate his/her business in Gdańsk can be sure to find favourable climate and space for development here. City of Gdańsk creates conditions conducive to successful pursuance of any business venture.
Honorary partner: European Sea Ports Organisation
ESPO represents the port authorities, port associations and port administrations of the seaports of the Member States of the European Union and Norway. ESPO has also observer members in several neighbouring countries to the EU. ESPO ensures that seaports have a clear voice in the European Union. The organisation promotes the common interests of its members throughout Europe and is also engaged in dialogue with European stakeholders in the port and maritime sector
Honorary partner: Baltic Ports Organization
BPO is a regional ports organization inspiring and supporting its members while cooperating pro-actively with relevant partners. BPO was established on October 10, 1991, in Copenhagen, with an aim to facilitate cooperation among the ports and to monitor and improve the possibilities for shipping in the Baltic Sea region.
Development over the past years has proceeded very quickly and at present BPO has entered new, challenging and exciting phases. Currently, included in BPO are 45 of the most significant ports in the nine countries surrounding the Baltic Sea as well as seven friendship members. BPO is well-recognized within the BSR, in EU bodies and other European regions.
The organization's mission is to contribute to economic, social and environmental sustainable development of maritime transport and the port industry in the Baltic Sea region, thereby strengthening its global competitiveness.
Honorary partner: European Community Shipowners’ Associations
ECSA founded in 1965, is the trade association representing the national shipowners’ associations of the EU and Norway with close to 99% of the EEA fleet or about 20% of the world fleet.
ECSA's aim is to promote the interests of European shipping so that the industry can best serve European and international trade and commerce in a competitive free enterprise environment to the benefit of shippers and consumers and help formulate EU policy on critical maritime transport-related issues.
Honorary partner: European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services
CLECAT is representing the interests of more than 19.000 companies employing in excess of 1.000.000 staff in logistics, freight forwarding and customs services. Multinational, medium and small freight forwarders and Customs agents are all within its membership, making the organisation the most representative of its kind.
European freight forwarders and Customs agents clear around 95% of all goods in Europe and handle 65% of the cargo transported by road, 95% of the cargo transported by air and 65% of cargo transport by ship. Freight forwarders also use rail freight, inland waterways and intermodal transport. They make extensive use of IT systems, dedicated terminals and warehousing to respond to the needs of their customers.
Honorary partner: Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza Pomorza
Regional Pomeranian Chamber of Commerce is an economic self-government institution of which members are entrepreneurs operating within the Pomorskie region. Regional Pomeranian Chamber of Commerce (RIGP) is one of the most dynamic chambers of commerce in the region of Pomerania. Our mission is to represent the members and other entrepreneurs, and protecting their interests.
Media partner: Baltic Transport Journal
BTJ is an international printed bimonthly magazine focused on transport in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with its nine countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
BTJ writes about all transport aspects within the logistics chain: maritime - rail - road - inland shipping - project logistics - warehousing - distribution - environment - energy, etc. BTJ enhances business among partners within the BSR and promotes its companies throughout the world.
BTJ sets out in 2004 and from that time are delivering credible information and professional market analysis through our printed magazine as well as two web sites: www.baltictransportjournal.com and www.baltictransportmaps.com.
Media partner: Harbours Review
Harbours Review. European Port Sector Forum is the latest project kicked off by the Baltic Press publishing house and stands for an electronic encyclopaedia of all European seaports as well as an electronic magazine (e-zine) on the most burning questions for Europe’s port & shipping industries.
The portal www.harboursreview.com features a free access to verified information about technical parameters, terminals, stevedores, networks, statistics and investment possibilities – things which a shipping line, logistics & rail operator or a potential terminal investor needs to know in order to choose a port to do business with.
The web page is supplemented by a free quarterly e-zine newsletter (covering people’s voices and interviews together with extended port profiles and reports) sent to our database of 15,000+ maritime transport sector users.
The hottest e-zine articles, as well as the most interesting opinions and follow-ups, will be gathered in a printed publication released twice a year and distributed at major transport events in Europe (e.g. Transport Logistic in Munich).
Media partner: Maritime Connector
Maritime Connector brings the latest vacancies in the maritime industry. With over 72.300 registered seafarers and over 1.500 maritime companies and recruitment agencies we collaborate with, Maritime Connector is the ultimate place to find job at sea as well as seagoing personnel.
Maritime Connect or web portal contains everything a maritime professional needs; maritime news, maritime events and maritime jobs all at one place. We help seafarers to find new job opportunities and boost their careers. At the other hand, we help maritime recruiters to find their crew fast and to stay in line with the latest trends in recruitment.
Media partner: Bunkerspot
Bunkerspot – the bi-monthly magazine, launched in February 2004, focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering. It is written by experienced bunker journalists and a team of highly-respected industry experts. Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, as well as information channels, industry announcements and updates on conferences, exhibitions and other key events.
Media partner: Jura-Mope-Sea
Jura-Mope-Sea is a transport transit, logistics and industry magazine oriented towards Eurasian market.
The magazine analyses the urgent matters of sea, ports, transport, transit, logistics, ship building, ship repair, oil, gas extraction, climate change, renewing energy and other industries.
The publication presents and propagates the innovations, high-tech implemented in the world, the progress of science and techniques. It reveals the importance of the Baltic Sea region as the connecting chain in Eurasian and the global maritime business, transport, transit and logistics market.
The magazine is dedicated to the leaders, politicians, transport, maritime business and logistics professionals.
Media partner: Port Finance International
Port Finance International provides online news and conferences worldwide. It is a platform and a community for senior industry experts and players to review and discuss the market. Our online news team provides daily coverage of international port finance, investment and operations news. A weekly e-newsletter- sent to readers free of charge - covers the key news and views of the week. Port Finance International's conferences and training programmes are held across the globe. These events feature key industry figures and they address market challenges and trends as well as providing industry players with essential networking opportunities.
Media partner: Ship2Shore
Ship2Shore is a web magazineexploringthe financial, economical, political and legal aspects of the shipping and transports industry. News are published daily on the website and weekly inside a magazine in pdf format. A free trial is available by signing up at www.ship2shore.it
Media partner: Universal Freight Organisation
UFO was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.
Media partner: Project Cargo Network
PCN is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top project cargo specialists. Our Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled. They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. Our fast-growing organisation comprises of 220+ specialists in 105+ countries.
Media partner: Cargo Connections
Cargo Connectionswas formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.
Media partner: Freightbook
Freightbook is a growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1500+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Quote Request form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options.
Media partner: Port Technology International
Port Technology International is a quarterly technical journal and online news hub, reporting news, progress and technological innovations at ports, terminals and harbours worldwide.
The semi-hardback journal features over 40 technical papers written by leading industry professionals, covering a wide range of topics from terminal operating systems, port construction and planning to terminal management and container handling.
Media partner: Namiary na Morze i Handel
Namiary na Morze i Handel’ bi-weekly is a leading journal in Polish covering professional information on the latest news and issues of the Polish maritime economy, specially of maritime transport, services, trade and industry.
Media partner: PortalMorski.pl
PortalMorski.pl – Polish media with the longest range among national portals dedicated to the maritime business, targeted at readers interested in sea and maritime business; seamen and others employed in the maritime business.
Media partner: MaritimeBusiness.pl
MaritimeBusiness.pl is a modern, professional internet platform established to promote Polish companies representing wide maritime economy sector and to promote foreign companies interested in this segment of Polish market.
The most important sections of MaritimeBusiness.pl portal consist of:
— Catalogue of sea companies divided in logical and practical categories subcategories. The access to the base of sea companies is available on the level of key words and / or geographical criteria. Data base is permanently updated and widened by commercial section of the portal.
— Section of the sea press articles and maritime events in which one can find the newest, the freshest sea press articles, maritime news, events, information, exhibitions, sea conferences and their sea archives. The section of press articles and the news is updated every day and supplied with the most interesting articles from a daily press, internet portals and other media in Poland and in the world.
— Exchange of maritime announcements, maritime announcements allowing possibility of free publishing, adding announcements by every registered user of the portal.
— User's panel allowing individual editing of the user’s data, adding and editing the announcements, editing the presentations purchased in catalogue of the companies and supply the data of the company to the data base of the portal.
Media partner: TSL Biznes
TSL Biznes is a Polish monthly magazine focusing on most important news in transport, forwarding and logistics. TSL sector includes among others all aspects of transportation, freight and warehousing together with a number of closely related fields such as technology, IT and law. That is why all the most essential problems are combined together under one title.
All kind of information on new products, services and solutions can be found here. The latest trends and tendencies are reviewed, useful and valuable tips, as well as opinions and advices are given. The magazine is run by a team of experts well experienced in the TSL business. Specialists working in the sector are also welcomed to publish their articles and comments in the magazine.
Media partner: B2B Rail
B2B Rail is an international company specialized in Web Marketing, Leads Generation, Business and Strategy Solutions for the Railway Industry and Public Transport worlwide.
Media partner: IAA Port News
Information & Analytical Agency PotNews (IAA PortNews) is a leading and widely read source of maritime and river transport news, and a channel of interactions of businesses, government and the media. About 8,000 regular Russian readers visit the website – the fact speaks for itself about the interest to our project. Industry-focused readers from North-West to the Far East of Russia are our readership, as well as the CIS countries, Europe, China and the U.S.
Media partner: Obserwator Morski
Obserwator Morski is a maritime-logistic magazine promoting Polish maritime business and presenting the challenges for the business in years to meet.
Media partner: Polska Gazeta Transportowa (Polish Transport Gazette)
The “Polish Transport Gazette” is a weekly magazine about key events and news in the logistics, forwarding, and transport industry in Poland and abroad. The Gazette covers all branches of transportation – road, railway, air, maritime, and inland, as well as logistics, forwarding, and warehousing. A wide presentation of opinions and views, interviews and discussions held with managers and animators of Polish and international logistics as well as with the country’s co-decision-makers influencing the development of the sector ensure the comprehensive, opinion-making character of the “Polish Transport Gazette”.
Media partner: Trójmiasto.pl
Trojmiasto.pl is a fast-growing regional portal gathering information from the Tricity metropolitan area with over 160,000 daily on-site visitors.