World of Shipping Portugal

An International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs

28 - 29 January, 2021

Virtual Conference | Sessions available Online

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Programme

 
The 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs Programme will be available online in due time. To view the Conference Programme, please click on the pdf file below.
 
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Proceedings

 
The Proceedings of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs will be available during the Conference. Conference Proceedings will be in issued in electronic format (USB). Please note that no paper will be published in the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs unless procedures concerning receipt of the full paper, conference registration and payment of fees have been fulfilled. Please take a look at the Key Dates.
A Summary Report of the Conference will be released with an ISBN.
 
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Venue

 
 
Although the decision has been made to hold the Conference Virtually due to the current COVID-19 Pandemics restrictions, we are still leaving the information regarding the Hotel Venue as originally planned.
 
 
The Conference taks place at Hotel Rivera, in Carcavelos, a quiet and beautiful Lisbon surrounding which about 25 to 30 km from the airport and close to the main junction of A5, the main Lisbon-Cascais road access. The location of the Hotel has excellent transport links and excellent conditions to guarantee the success of the event. Delegates to the Conference may stay at hotels nearby or in hotels in the beautiful Estoril / Cascais area and can always travel by taxi. The cost of taxis is still reasonable in Portugal.
 
Riviera Hotel Carcavelos
Rua Bartolomeu Dias - Junqueiro
2775-551 Carcavelos
PORTUGAL
Tel: (+351) 214 586 600
Fax: (+351) 214 586 619 
 
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Registration

 
Please complete the World of Shipping Conference On-Line Registration Form as follows:
1) Authors' Conference registration is due on 18 December 2020.
2) Delegates Conference registration is due on 20 January 2021.
Please make sure that full payment has been accomplished using one of the mentioned methods below by the respective date, and that your name and affiliation details are identified on the registration form.
 
Conference Online Registration Form
 
The following methods of payment are available:
1) BANK TRANSFER
2) PayPAL
3) WESTERN UNION
 
Please note that charges apply for each of the above payments and are not included in the Conference Registration Fee. The final amount to be transferred by using any of these methods is the total amount calculated (Conference Registration Fee + applied charges).
For all payment methods, Your Registration will be valid only after the Conference Secretariat verifies the amount transferred and confirms to You in writing. If we do not provide any feedback within the 48 hours timeframe, please contact us at conference@worldofshipping.org.
The charges applied for each Payment Method are as follows:
 
BANK TRANSFER
In case the payment is made by Bank Transfer, the full charges (applied by Bank of Origin + Destination Bank) are the responsibility of Delegates and will be paid at the origin. They apply to all national and international bank transfers. If this is the option, Bank account details will be forward by email. When this method is used:
Please make sure that the names of the Delegate and Institution are clearly indicated.
Please notify us at conference@worldofshipping.org that the bank transfer has been carried out and attach a copy of the bank transfer receipt.
 
PayPAL
In case the payment is made by PayPAL, we will add charges to the invoice to be sent to You by email since these depend upon the country of origin. The following charges apply:
For countries located in Europe I / North of Europe PayPaL regions the rate applied amounts to 3.4% of the total to be transferred plus a fixed rate of €0.35.
For the remaining Countries, the rate applied amounts to 4.9% of the total to be transferred plus a fixed rate of €0.35.
Please perform the payment in EUROS to avoid an additional exchange rate tax of 2.5%.
 
WESTERN UNION
In case the payment is made by Western Union, the charges are the responsibility of Delegates/ Authors/Institutions and will be paid at the origin. When this method is used:
Make the transfer in the name of Ana Cristina Ferreira Castela Paixão Casaca, City: Lisboa, Country: Portugal.
Please make sure that the name(s) of the Conference Delegate(s) and Institution(s) are clearly indicated.
Please notify us at conference@worldofshipping.org that your Western Union transfer has been carried out and send the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).
 
Please note that no paper will be published in the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs Proceedings unless procedures concerning receipt of the full paper, conference registration and payment of fees have been fulfilled. The information provided in the Registration Form will only be used for the purpose of processing Your registration and communication with Delegates on matters relating to the Conference; the information will not be publicised in any other way.
 
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Cancellation

 
The Conference program is subject to change without prior notice. In the unlikely event of cancellation of the conference, the only liability of the Local Organizing Committee is to refund registration fees.
The cancellation of the Conference Registration should be sent in writing to us to the email conference@worldofshipping.org. The refund will be made up to a month after the Conference.
For written cancellations, prior 18 November 2020, a handling fee of 60 € will be charged.
For written cancellations, between 18 of November 2020 (inclusive) and 17 of December 2020, a penalty of 50% of the Conference Registration Fee applies for the compensation of damages incurred from last minutes dropouts.
No refund can be made for written cancellations received after 18 December 2020 inclusive.
 
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Information on Visas

 
If You need a visa, You should apply for it at least three to four months before the Conference dates. Please ask the Conference Local Organising Committee to issue a Visa Application Letter. For further information on Visas, click here.
 
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Prize / Publications

 
So far no information is available.
 
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