International Scientific Symposium The developement of the Albanian Maritime System and the EU exper (AMS 2010)

Venue: Vlore, Albania

Location: Vlore, Albania, Albania

Event Date/Time: May 14, 2010 End Date/Time: May 15, 2010
Registration Date: Mar 25, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 10, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Apr 25, 2010
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This symposium will be focused on the current situation of the Albanian and regional maritime industry and education, its strongest and weakest elements as well as to set the foundations for a potential formulation of a national maritime strategy compatible with maritime systems of EU countries and USA. The main issues covered in this symposium will be in the next paragraph. Nevertheless, other topics related to maritime security, maritime law and policy, maritime education and so forth are welcomed in the symposium.The opinion and expertise of europian maritime scholars regarding the following matters are welcome at the symposium.The following,but not limited,are the main issues which will be covered in the symposium:

* Main issues characterizing the Albanian maritime system
* Establishment and efficacy of the National Maritime Administration and its role toward maritime policy issues
* Establishment of maritime boundaries
* Protection of marine environment
* Ocean and coastal management
* Development of a joint network among main operators and institutions
* Establishment of STCW and IMO courses in Albania
* Albanian Training and Certification Centre
* Fisheries management
* Role of the Department of Nautical Sciences and Naval Engineering of the University of Vlora toward national maritime matters
* Maritime industry in EU
* Port Developement and Economics
* Maritime Safety
* Maritime Administration Policy
* Maritime Law and Policy
* Shipping Economy and Logistics
* Maritime Security
* Maritime Education and Training
* Marine Technology and Information Systems


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