Magellan Journal

Magellan Journal
A podcast series by the Magellan European Affairs Consultancy based in Porto and Brussels. Topic include environment, transport, mobility and others.

#8 - Digitalisation for ports with Phanthian Zuesongdham, Port of Hamburg
Jul 7 • 19 min
In this episode we talk to Phanthian Zuesongdham - Head of Digital and Business Transformation at the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) about the digitalisation and innovation in one of the worlds biggest ports and how it has dealt with the coronavirus crisis.
#7 - Public transport in the era of coronavirus with Artur Perchel, UITP
Jun 29 • 25 min
Public transport has been hit hard by the recent and still ongoing coronavirus crisis. In this podcast, we talk to Artur Perchel, Deputy Director at UITP - International Association of Public Transport about the recovery of the sector and the shift to…
#6 - Future trends in transport and infrastructure with Maria de Lurdes Antunes
Jun 17 • 19 min
Maria de Lurdes Antunes is Vice President of National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC) in Portugal and President of the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL). We ask Maria de Lurdes about defining the future trends in…
#5 - EU Biodiversity Strategy with Humberto Delgado Rosa
Jun 11 • 19 min
The European Commission has recently adopted the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, an ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems. In this episode we talk to Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director at DG…
#4 - European industrial recovery with Paulo Vaz
Jun 4 • 15 min
“We are going to live through a very challenging moment: coronavirus pandemic will bring the worst economic crisis in a century and its outcomes are unpredictable”. In this podcast we talk to Paulo Vaz, the business activities leader of “AEP – Associação…
#3 - Portuguese Plastics Pact with Pedro São Simão
May 27 • 21 min
Pedro São Simão has recently become the coordinator of the Portuguese Plastics Pact (PPP) which has the aim to create a plastic circular economy in Portugal where plastics never become waste. We talk to Pedro about the ambitious targets of the PPP to…
#2 - “The New Normal” with João Falcão e Cunha
May 20 • 15 min
João Falcão e Cunha is dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto. We asked João how his Faculty and students adapted to the new ways of studying and working and what implications will “the new normal” have our working habits in the…
#1 - TRA2020 with Alina Koskela
Apr 29 • 13 min
In our first podcast we talk to Alina Koskela, Chair of the Management Committee of the Transport Research Arena 2020 conference which was supposed to take place this week in Helsinki, Finland. Just like many other events, it was canceled due to the…