PA Safe and PA Ship Brussels

The future of maritime safety and security and clean shipping in the Baltic Sea Region

Brussels 30.-31. May 2017 at the Hotel Renaissance (address Rue du Parnasse 19, Brussels).

To register, please fill the registration form before 15th May:

Firstname *
Lastname *
Title *
Organisation/company *
Country *
Mobile phone
Dietary restrictions



For additional information please contact:
Special adviser Hannu Laurikainen, email hannu.laurikainen (at)

Preliminary programme

09.30–10.00   Welcome coffee and registration
10.00–10.20   Welcome and opening
10.20–10.50   The role of PA Safe and PA Ship seen from the European Commission  
10.50–11.30   Reducing air emissions from shipping in the Baltic Sea Region
11.30–11.45   Coffee Break
11.45–12.15   Improving safety of navigation by means of e-Navigation and new technology
12.15–13.15   Lunch Break
13.15–14.15   Priorities for the maritime sector – Creating innovation, growth and employment in the Baltic Sea Region
Panel discussion with Members of the European Parliament:

  • Merja Kyllönen, Finland, GUE
  • Bendt Bendtsen, Denmark, EPP
  • Kaja Kallas, Estonia, ALDE (pending approval)
  • Knut Fleckenstein, Germany, S&D (pending approval)
  • Roberts Zile, Latvia, ECR (pending approval)

14.15–14.35   Safer Fairways for Shipping – The Baltic Motorways of the Sea
14.35–15.05   Safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability of winter navigation
15.05–15.20   Coffee break
15.20–16.00   Enhancing the safety and preparedness at sea
16.00–16.30   From project to action – Connecting flagship projects to business needs
Panel discussion with representatives from the maritime industry:

  • European Community Shipowners’ Associations
  • Baltic Ports Organization
  • SEA Europe

16.30–17.00   Discussion on the outcome of the meeting and going forward
17.00–          End of the day and reception with refreshments


The event is organised by the Danish Maritime Authority and the Finnish Transport Safety Agency who are acting jointly as Policy Area Coordinators for the Policy Area on Maritime Safety and Security (PA Safe) and the Policy Area on Clean Shipping (PA Ship) of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR).

For additional information please contact:

Special adviser Hannu Laurikainen
hannu.laurikainen (at)




Hotel Renaissance
(address Rue du Parnasse 19, Brussels)

Book your room using a group rate, valid until 21st April





Page updated 04/07/2017