We are proud to present Partners of Transport Week 2017.
Partner: Loconi Intermodal
The Company was created in Gdynia in 2011. It is located in Port of Gdynia, nearby two sea containers terminals. A firm with such roots has taken interest in intermodal transportation for a reason, as in such environment a unique occurrence for Polish economy has been observed: a 20% year on year increase in container handling in Polish Ports. LOCONI operates as a regular intermodal services provider. Our core service is organization of reliable intermodal supply chain, through integration of particular elements of the chain, mainly – rail transportation on the longest possible distance and road transportation on the last mile distance to/from the inland terminal. An innovative solution of regular, fixed schedule is offered, with option of on – line booking through Intermodal Calculator available on our website. Currently the company offers regular direct intermodal connections from ports of Gdańsk and Gdynia to four regions of Poland: to terminals in Radomsko, Poznań, Łódź and Warsaw. Through cooperation with over 150 and synergy effect we implement our mission of moving goods from roads to railways. In future Loconi aims at opening at least three new localizations, as well as opening for foreign markets with new services.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Business partner: Olivia Business Centre
Olivia Business Centre is not only the most prestigious business complex in northern Poland, but also a place that is looking for new challenges and opportunities – the topic of logistics being one of them. Our Residents include transport and logistics companies, who provide great value to the area both with their services and goods. Olivia is located in Tricity, a region connected with the rest of the world thanks to the constantly developing port, railroads and Lech Walesa Airport. And just as the Tricity is under a constant change, we are too.
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.
InvestGDA is a development agency linked with the city of Gdansk. We want the international and Polish partners to quickly and safely invest money or technical idea in our region. We offer a comprehensive support to investors at every stage of their operation as well as attractive areas especially for investment purposes.
We represent Gdansk, because it’s Our Town. We are determined that we want to act so also you – potential investor – will discover its advantages, opportunities and beauty. We want our cooperation to bring the greatest benefit to all parties: investors, the city and its residents.
Gdansk Economic Development Agency Ltd. (InvestGDA) was established in 2008.The scope of our activities include:
— Sale and lease of investment land
— Promotion of investment projects in the Gdansk Metropolitan Area
— Comprehensive support for Polish and foreign investors
— Organization or co-organizing of conferences, exhibitions, trade missions
— Counseling investment opportunities (preliminary, final, variant) as well as conducting feasibility studies
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 & 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.
Content & 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.
Content partner: Interreg South Baltic
Honorary partner: The Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction
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: City of Gdynia
Honorary partner: City of Sopot
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
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.
Honorary partner: International Port Community Systems Association
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: 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: 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: Port Strategy
Port Strategy is dedicated to the Marine Ports and Terminals business. Since 2003, it has been the respected source of business information which our clients have trusted to deliver their marketing message. It provides readers with authoritative editorial prepared by writers who are experts in their field in an easy to use layout.
Media partner: Logistyka a Jakość / Logistics and Quality
Polish magazine for Supply Chain Managers
Bimonthly magazine devoted to issues of chain of supply management. It is designed for logistics decision makers – those responsible for the service of chain of supply in a company and the tenderers of the market.
The main objectives of the magazines are:
— presenting the Polish and international experiences and opportunities associated with the rationalization of the management cost of chain of supply
— presenting tools that enhance the management of chain of supply
— presenting tools for SCM economy
— presenting the Polish and European experiences, opportunities and market related to rental logistics centers
— presenting training, courses, studies improving qualifications in TSL
Published: 6 times a year