Project Activity report

The project leader has ensured timely commencement of the project by holding 2 kickoff meetings in Corfu (16/7/12 & 27/9/12).During the 2 meetings,the objectives and targets of ELPORTAL were discussed and LP1 detailed the role and benefits of each port.The overall structure of the joint management team of the project was outlined and agreed and a detailed work plan was prepared (LP1,P3) setting out the tasks to be undertaken as part of the project, the role of the project partners in their implementation and the project budget. To summarize project progress:

WP1-D.1.2.2-Project Management. (LP1). Contract has been signed and is now ongoing.
WP1-D.1.2.4-Expenditure Verification Report. (LP2).Saranda Port signed the contract with the Audit firm appointing the expenditure verification reports services for the Albanian partner.
WP1-D.1.3.1-2 Kick of Meetings (all partners) were hold in Corfu (16/7/2012 & 27/9/2012).LP1,P3 prepared the detailed project work plan.
(LP1).Contract has been signed and is now ongoing.Project Website and Forum is in progress.
WP2-D.2.1.3-Newsletters.(LP1).Contract has been signed and is now ongoing. 1st newsletter will be issued in November 2012.
WP3-D.3.1.1-Study-Assessment of Environmental Aspects & Impacts. (LP1). Contract has been signed and is now ongoing.P3 provided specs & analyzed requirements for actions 3.1 & 4.1.
WP4-D.4.1.5-Conduction of Measurements of Sea Water Quality, Air Pollution And Noise Disturbance(LP1).Contract has been signed and is now ongoing. First environmental measurements has been conducted and lab results communicated to LP1.LP2,P3 provided LP1 activity reports.It worths mentioning that on 25/6/12,LP2 had a very first meeting with LP1 aiming at getting to know professionals and Corfu Port staff as well as to obtain a very first overview of project objectives,aims and expected results.