The European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) attended the European Shipping Summit (ESS) in #Brussels, Belgium, on September 19th-20, 2023, with six of its members. These two days of roundtables and conferences discussed the industry’s challenges with international competition, the leak of financial aid for the green transition, and more.
The Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl (Luxembourg), Cluster Marítimo Español (Spain), Federazione del Mare (Italy), Malta Maritime Forum (Malta), Marine Cluster Bulgaria (Bulgaria), Ukrainian Maritime Cluster (Ukraine), attended these two #ESS2023 days.
It was also the opportunity to discuss the 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗘𝗡𝗠𝗖 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗹𝘆 with the members you cannot attend in #Seville, October 4-5, 2023, as well as organizing work meetings. The ENMC discussed with SEA Europe, Christophe Tytgat, how to strengthen collaboration at the European level. They also met Josianne Cutajar, Vice-Chair of the #SEArica intergroup at the European Parliament, and shared concerns for the future of the activities. Then, the ENMC organized a dinner with close partners of the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl, the Business Club Belgium-Luxembourg (BCBL), and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, which supports the #greentransition in #shipping with #greenbonds.