5th plenary conference

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SESSION I: Opening Addresses

 

  Formal Opening of the ECGFF 2013 by Vice Admiral Dimitrios P. BANTIAS,
Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard - Chairman of the ECGFF 2012-2013
 
  Welcome address by Mr. Polydoros LAMPRINOUDIS, Mayor of Chios Island  
  Address by the Member of the Hellenic Parliament Mr Kostis MOUSSOUROULIS  
  Address by Mr Fotis KARAMITSOS, Acting Deputy Director General of DG MOVE (Mobility and Transport) on behalf of the Vice President of the European Commission/Commissioner for Transport  
  Address by Mrs Monique PARIAT, Director of DG MARE (Maritime Aff airs and Fisheries)
on behalf of the Commissioner for Maritime Aff airs and Fisheries
 
  The role of OLAF in the fight against cigarette smuggling by sea to the EU
Mr Salvatore CATANIA European Commission - European Anti-fraud Offi ce (OLAF)
Head of Unit (Tobacco & Counterfeit Goods)
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  Vessel Traffic Monitoring and the Coast Guard Functions
Mr Lazaros AICHMALOTIDIS EMSA, Head of Unit Vessel Traffi c & Reporting Services
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  Multipurpose Operations and Training
Ms Ana Christina JORGE FRONTEX, Head of Joint Operations Unit
Mr Henrik WARNHJELM FRONTEX, Head of Training Unit
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  Strengthening European Coast Guards Operations by using satellite based information and communications
Mr Tomaz LOVRENCIC European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC), Director
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SESSION II: Keynote Addresses

 

  Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Vice Admiral Dimitrios P. BANTIAS
Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard - Chairman of the ECGFF 2012-2013
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  Keynote Address by Mr Efhimios MITROPOULOS
IMO Secretary-General Emeritus
 
  Keynote Address by Mr Georgios KOUMOUTSAKOS
MEP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism
 
  Keynote Address by Mr Brian SIMPSON
MEP, Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism
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  Keynote Address by Mr Georgios PAPANIKOLAOU
MEP, Member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 
  Keynote Address by Mr Frédéric CUVILLIER
Minister with responsibility for Transport, Oceans and Fisheries, attached to the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France
 
  Keynote Address by Mr Miltiadis VARVITSIOTIS
Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs & the Aegean
 

 

SESSION III: ECGFF Vision and Prospects for the Future

 

  Coast Guard Function through Training
Mr Michel AYMERIC, Secretary General to the Sea of France 
 
 

Update on the Commission study on the feasibility of improved co-operation between bodies carrying out European Coast Guard Functions
Introductory remarks by Mr Fotis KARAMITSOS Acting Deputy Director General of DG MOVE (Mobility and Transport)

Outline of the methodology of the study and preliminary results
Presentation by ICF Consultant Mr Andrew JARVIS

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  Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU - 1st Semester 2014 - Maritime Transport Policy Priorities
Captain HCG Agisilaos ANASTASAKOS Director for Shipping Policy & Development, Ministry of Shipping, Maritime Aff airs & the Aegean
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SESSION IV: ECGFF The Way Ahead

 

  Outline of the results of the Hellenic Coast Guard Chairmanship  
  ECGFF key priorities within the context of the Study on the feasibility of improved co-operation between bodies carrying out European Coast Guard Functions PDF file
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  Coast Guard Functions Academies EU Network Project (ECGFA NET) PDF file
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  Funding mechanisms for the ECGFF – "Joint Declaration of the Heads of the Coast Guard Functions of the EU and associated Schengen countries" PDF file
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  Development of ECGFF web platform PDF file
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SESSION V: Maritime Safety and Security

 

 

Maritime Traffic Report SMART Application
Rear Admiral Chris REYNOLDS Director - Irish Coast Guard

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- Websites: https://safetrx.sailing.ie, http://www.safetrxapp.com/

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Costa Concordia: The view of the Flag Administration - International and National Approach
Rear Admiral Nicola CARLONE Italian Coast Guard

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- Video II

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  The exchange of Maritime traffi c information as enabling factor of cooperation between neighboring coastal states
Rear Admiral Piero PELLIZZARI Italian Coast Guard
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  German Maritime School and Training Centre - An example for a cross sectoral training institution
Mr Frank GOERKE Department of Federal Police Maritime Section
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  Guardia Di Finanza: Operation/structure - Tasks related to ECGFF
Brigadier General Francesco MATTANA
Major Emanuele MISIANO Guardia Di Finanza
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Meeting Ends

 

  Handover of ECGFF Chair to Italian Coast Guard.
Address by new Chairman, Vice Admiral Felicio ANGRISANO
 

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