The Port’s Role in The Green Transition

7. maj 2024 – 9:30 – 15:20 MesseC, Vestre Ringvej 101, 7000 Fredericia, Denmark / Meeting room: “Kysten”

Participate in a theme day organised and sponsored by Associated Danish Ports A/S, DBI – The Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology & ECD for Danish ports and important stakeholders as well as industry, in order to kick-start the conversations and a more strategic approach on the subject of supporting the green transition from the perspective of ports. The target group are the entire value chain, with a special focus on the port’s role.


Registration and morning coffee

— A new world, new opportunities and the next generations of ports
by Rune D. Rasmussen, CEO, Associated Danish Ports A/S

Agenda – morning
– Safety briefing
by TBA

Speaker 1:
The Port’s Role in The Green Transition
– The importance of a strategic, collaborative and global approach
by Kristian Thulesen Dahl, CEO, Port of Aalborg

Speaker 2:
Preparing port communities for low carbon shipping
– The WPCAP and IAPH port readiness level tool (PRL) is a useful framework for ports and their community stakeholders to ensure that they can support shipping’s transition to low carbon fuels. This 9-step framework allows users to assess their current level, identify gaps that need to be addressed and gain buy-in for timelines to achieve ambitions.
by Namrata Nadkarni, CEO,
Intent Communications & Chair for WPCAP’s Sustainable Marine Fuels Working Group

Group discussions – Prepared questions

Plenary feedback from the groups
(1 minut pr. Group)

12:00 Lunch break

Agenda – afternoon

Speaker 3:
re:PORTing in Green Corridors
– Introduction to the Green Corridor Methodology, with insights based on projects to date.
by Gitte Livbjerg, Head of Fuel Concepts, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Speaker 4:
Danish Shipping and the green transformation of shipping
What requirements does the shipping industry face in the green transition, and what does this mean for the demand for new, green ships, fuels, and infrastructure in the ports? Which requirements might further push this transition?
by Nina Porst, Executive Director, Danish Shipping

Speaker 5:
How does the bunker business prepare for the green transition? The perspective of a global marine fuel supplier
– Opportunities and challenges of the green transition: Regulatory drivers and alternative fuel solutions
by Manja Ostertag, Head of Biofuels, Bunker Holding A/S

Group discussions – Prepared questions

Plenary feedback from the groups
(1 minut pr. Group)

Coffee & networking

(Goodbye and see you next time)