Electrifying Potential

An online conference on shore-side power generation in the Baltic Sea Region and ensuring a move towards greener shipping and cruise industry in the region.


09.00                  Opening: welcome remarks
Danish Minister for Environment
Lea Wermelin

Council of the Baltic Sea States
Grzegorz Marek Poznanski, Director General
First Session: Fulfilling the European Green Deal – Practical experiences with shore-side power generation

Stena Lines
Niclas Mårtensson, CEO; Commissioner in the Swedish Government Electromobility Commission
Kristiansand Port Authority
Trond Sikveland, Port Area Manager

Port of St. Petersburg
Vadim Kashirin, CEO
Q&A from attendants
10.00                          Coffee break
10.15                         Second Session: The Value of the Brand – The Baltic Sea as a green tourist destination

How does the Baltic Sea Region use its green leadership position to fulfil its potential as a green tourist destination?
Presentation by Future Place Leadership
Marcus Andersson, Co-Founder and CEO
Q&A from attendants
11.00                         Third Session: The European Green Deal and Ports

European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
Jørgen Bjerre, Deputy Head of Unit, on The European Green Deal and ports

European Commission, Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
Jarek Kotowski, Senior Project Manager, on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) funding support for OPS development in the EU

Baltic Ports Organization
Bogdan Oldakowski, Secretary General of the Baltic Ports Organization, on how ports will contribute to achieving the goals of the European Green Deal

Q&A from attendants
12.00                          Closing Remarks by Denmark and Way Forward by Lithuania
Danish Maritime Authority
Andreas Nordseth, Director-General

Lithuanian CBSS Presidency, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Jonas MAŽEIKA, Chairman of the CBSS Expert Group on Sustainable Maritime Economy, Counsellor
External Economic Relations and Economic Security Policy Department
12.30                          End of Conference