The results of the conference "Sailing in the North West for leisure and business"
4 Dec 2010 in the framework of the Baltic Marine Festival was the conference "Sailing in the North West for leisure and business." A meeting place for representatives of government, business and boaters has become a yacht port "Hercules" in p. Lahti.
Conference "Sailing in the North West for leisure and business"
Last time the organisers of the Baltic Marine Festival attracted yachtsmen and representatives of power structures to discuss issues of navigation at the seminar for captains, which was held in Lenexpo in April of this year.
This time they were joined by business representatives in tourism.
At the first part of the conference representatives of border guard and customs services, AMP "Big port of Saint-Petersburg", "Russian Maritime register of shipping", the representatives of rescue services. They discussed such problems as the procedure for obtaining qualification documents GIMS and the Ministry of transport for the management of marine sailing and motor vessels, the procedure for customs clearance of purchased abroad a small ship and marine equipment, operation of checkpoints for boats.
The second part of the conference was devoted to water tourism.
Discussed such issues as the interaction of the organizers, cruises and travel agents, improvement trends and providing service to yachting sites, problems of individual development of international yacht tourism in the Russian Federation and in St. Petersburg.
The conference gave an opportunity for direct communication with representatives of government, business and the public, carrying out activities in the field of yachting in Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region, has allowed to reveal problems of development of yachting in the region.
On the basis of materials of the conference will formulate recommendations for the authorities and business on improvement of work with small vessels in 2011, which the conference organizers plan to send to the relevant authorities.
Following a meeting of representatives of the world of yachting, the organizers plan to hold in the spring, before the navigation.
The main activities of the Baltic Marine Festival will be held June 2-5 at the Fairgrounds.