Green Ports

From 04/09/2023 to 13/10/2023

Combi courses English
From 04/09/2023 to 29/09/2023
From 09/10/2023 to 13/10/2023
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Ports play an important role as a catalyst for the sustainable transition of industry, shipping, and energy. To embrace this position, it is important to understand the possibilities of environmental policy development and environmental protection in the port area. The aim is to fulfil the Sustainable Development Goals with respect to innovation, economic growth and added value of port activities. 

For whom

The program is suitable for HSEQ managers and officers, as well as port professionals who are involved in the development of sustainable ports and environmental policies. 


This course focuses on sustainable development management, sustainable policy, energy transition and environmental protection in a port context. Additionally, it shows how to become a frontrunner in sustainable solutions and how to effectively reduce environmental impact through targeted initiatives.

The programme consists of 6 modules:

Sustainable Policy

  • Sustainable policy in a port context 
  • Circular economy 

Energy Transition

  • Renewable energy 
  • Hydrogen economy 

Environmental Policy & Regulation

  • Environmental policy development 
  • Environmental permitting 

Sustainable Development Goals

  • Definition & application to your local context 
  • Port Endeavor Game 

Environmental Management

  • Environmental impact of dredging 
  • Waste management 
  • Incident management 
  • Air quality and reducing emissions of shipping 

Innovative Solutions

  • Role of innovation in sustainability
  • Digital eco-systems 

Live week in Antwerp

Site visits to different companies, terminals and warehouses in and around the port area at Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

Contact details

Joachim Verheyen 


+32 3 229 76 37