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Simulation exercises to improve port security

Simulation exercises are proving to be a valuable tool to assist countries and port authorities to prepare for a wide range of potential threats and security situations. An interactive port facility/port security officer workshop in Panama City, Panama (13-14 December) presented a series of possible scenarios which were deliberately varied, from the easiest problems to… Read more »

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CMA CGM-owned carrier Containerships has announced the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel

CMA CGM-owned carrier Containerships has announced the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel M/S Containerships Nord, after it was delivered to the Wenchong Shipyard, China.   According to a statement, Containerships has said the vessel will be the first based on LNG-enabled eco-friendly technology to serve European ports and trade routes. It will start… Read more »

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First e-charging of commercial vessel at Greek port of Kyllini this month

 Greek shipping will enter a more eco-friendly “electricity era” this month with the charging of the ferry boat “Fior di Levante”, during its overnight stay at the western Greece harbour of Kyllini. The first charging of a commercial vessel in Greek waters, reportedly set for December 20, comes within the framework of the EU’s Electrification… Read more »

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Port of Hamburg Hails 5G Success

The Port of Hamburg has hailed the power of 5G technology following successful tests as part of its plan to become a hub for next-generation industrial mobile communications. According to a statement, the port initiated three specific case studies to test the reliability of 5G technologies. These included installing sensors on ships to transmit movement… Read more »

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“MED ATLANTIC ECOBONUS” | Webinar 17 Dec

“MED ATLANTIC ECOBONUS” | WEBINAR HOW ECO-INCENTIVES MEASURES CAN SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE FREIGHT TRANSPORT SERVICES IN THE TRANSEUROPEAN TRANSPORT NETWORK? Save the Date! Join the Webinar on Monday 17th December from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m After the great success of “Med Atlantic Ecobonus Final Event“, that was held in Lisbon on 29th November, the webinar aims… Read more »

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World’s First Digital Shipping Company to Form in 2019

Shipping Container IoT visionary Loginno is leading an all-star initiative to select one shipping company, whose entire container fleet will be digitalized in 2019.  They call this initiative “The Contopia Factor,” or TCF for short, a paraphrase of the well-known reality show using a new buzzword. Contopia (a mesh of “Container” and “Utopia”), is a… Read more »

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Defining the concept of the Port of the Future – Desktop analysis of the concept : “Infrastructure”

 The DocksTheFuture Project aims at defining the vision for the ports of the future in 2030, covering all specific issues that could define this concept including among others, dredging, emission reduction, energy transition, electrification, smart grids, port-city interface and the use of renewable energy management. The project is a Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Action, and consist by… Read more »

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Towards a green and sustainable ecosystem for the EU Port of the Future

PortForward is a project funded under H2020 MG-7.3-2017 topic: “The Port of the Future”. The project proposes a holistic approach towards smarter, greener and more sustainable port ecosystems enabled through: a) Smart ICT solutions, because it is important to improve the exchange of information flows between port and port community; b) Interconnected modes of transport and… Read more »

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PIXEL – Port IoT for Environmental Leverage

PIXEL is one of the RIAs funded under the call H2020-MG-7.3, within the programme “Mobility for Growth”, particularly on the Ports of the Future topic PIXEL is the first modular solution combining strong methodology and smart technology for small and medium port ecosystems enabling optimization of operations through IoT while reducing environmental impact. At par… Read more »