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Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: “Engaged Ocean” conferences

October 28, 2022

Partner of La Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, the NGO Surfrider Foundation Europe, organized, with OC Sport Pen Duick, a day of conference and debates “Engaged Ocean” on October 28th.

The different ways of getting involved for the Ocean were the main thread of this day, which brought together skippers, public decision-makers and businesses.

The floor was also given to experts in the fields of plastics research, or sustainable investment.

This was also the case for maritime transport, during the round table “A maritime transport of goods committed to the ecological transition”, led by Emma LELONG, member of the Green Marine Europe team. On the program of this highlight dedicated to maritime transport, the interventions of Manon DURBEC (Labeyrie Fines Food), Kim VAN ARKEL (Wine Forces), Henri-Pierre DEWULF (Entrepreneurs pour la Planète), Laurène NIAMBA (Armateurs de France, professional organization member of Green Marine Europe), Victorien ERUSSARD (Energy Observer), and Jimmy PAHUN (Deputy of Morbihan).

For Antidia CITORES, spokesperson for Surfrider Foundation Europe and project manager for Green Marine Europe, “This entire journey was a great opportunity to raise awareness among the public at large about the ocean and the importance of preserving it, by sending out key messages, including on the sometimes misunderstood subject of maritime transport. It was also an opportunity to make Green Marine Europe better known”.