Spinview: Putting your world in their hands by virtual reality

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Virtual reality (VR) The availability of a wide range of big data applications will lead to opportunities for port operators, logistics firms, and service providers to take advantage of simulation software. In this respect, different port operations could be modelled to analyze operational flows, identify the possible barriers, and evaluate various scenarios of design and… Read more »

The meeting of the project’s partners of DocksTheFuture was held in Genova during 5-6 Feb 2020

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As DocksThe Future enters the last stretch of the project, the partners met in Genova, to work on the project’s upcoming results. The meeting of the project’s partners was held in Genova 5-6 Feb 2020. Minutes of the Meeting for the first day – 5th February 2020 – are  summarised as per below: At the beginning… Read more »

The Conference & Expo “Driving the Change in Shipping & Logistics: Towards the EU Green Deal”

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  SAVE THE DATE La Spezia Navy Base | 25th June 2020   The conference&expo “Driving The Change in Shipping & Logistics: Towards the EU Green Deal “ is one of the key moments of the prestigious event SEAFUTURE, the business convention for maritime and dual use technologies attended by 10.000 participants, with 200 exhibiting companies in the 9.000… Read more »

Docks The Future project participates at the Transport Research Arena 2020 in Helsinki 27-30 April

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TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility. In 2020, TRA takes place in Helsinki, Finland. Themed Rethinking transport – towards clean and inclusive mobility, TRA2020 brings together experts from around the world to discuss the newest innovations and future of mobility and transport.     Registration… Read more »

European Port Cities in Transition: Moving Towards More Sustainable Sea Transport Hubs

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Seaports, as part of urban centers, play a major role in the cultural, social and economic life of the cities in which they are located, and through the links, they provide to the outside world. Port-cities in Europe have faced significant change, first with the loss of heavy industry, emergence of Eastern European democracies, and the widening of… Read more »

Save-The-Date – ESPO Conference 2020: A Green Deal for European Ports, their Cities and their Citizens

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ESPO is organising its 17th Annual Conference on 28-29 May 2020. This 17th edition of the ESPO Conference is kindly hosted by the Port of Oslo.   On 11 December, the European Commission published the European Green Deal, laying out a commitment for Europe to become the world’s first net zero emission continent by 2050. The Green Deal also refers to increased emission… Read more »

The Global project of Glolitter launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

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A new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries has been launched today (5 December) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway.     The GloLitter Partnerships Project… Read more »

SMART PORTS: HOW TO DIGITALISE PORTS AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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19 – 20 February 2020 Hilton Canary Wharf, London SMART PORTS: HOW TO DIGITALISE PORTS AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN Tangible results on the use of blockchain, automation, datasharing and 5G Two day event bringing together the movers, shakers and stakeholders across the supply chain to discuss how to integrate smarter operations across port and terminal… Read more »

The first Semi-Ballastable Barge Transporter (SBBT) in the Mediterranean region is being built as part of a project involving six European ports

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Under construction at the Rosetti Marino shipyard in Italy, as part of the European co-financed Poseidon Med II project, the SBBT is due for delivery later this year. With a load capacity of 4,000 m3 of LNG and 1,000 m3 of Marine Diesel Oil (MDO), it will mainly operate in the North-Adriatic Sea, and will… Read more »