European Sea Ports Organisation /ESPO/: Transport and ports must remain among priorities of the EU in the next five years


kotvaToday and tomorrow in the capital of Belgium will be held the regular meetings of the Port Governance Committee and Executive Committee of the European Sea Ports Organisation.

In their work participate the Director General of Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company /BPI Co./ Anguel Zabourtov.

Members of the Executive Committee of ESPO will discuss the text of the joint memorandum with which the most influential European maritime organization will address the future MEP’s and Commissioners for their position on the role of transport and seaports in future EU priorities.

 Focal point will be the last amendments in the future common European regulation on the activities of ports. Discussions are impending on the position of ESPO on expanding opportunities for public investments in port infrastructure.

 The Executive Committee of ESPO form the official position of the Organisation on current topics in the development of European ports, which will be presented for discussion in the forthcoming international conference at the end of May in Gothenburg.

 The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) represents the interests of all Member States to the European Commission and the Parliament of Europe. It brings together the efforts of the stakeholders in shaping EU policies to achieve secure, efficient and environmentally sound port sector. Full members of the organization, on principle of national representation are all Member States that have seaports.

 Director General of BPI Co. represents our country to the Executive Committee of the European Organisation of Sea Ports.