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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 »

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COREALIS on the move! ‘’PORTraying the Future…’’

COREALIS is one of the three RIA’s funded under H2020 MG-7.3-2017, topic: “The Port of the future”. COREALIS is developing an innovative framework for assisting cargo ports in handling their upcoming and future capacity, traffic, efficiency and environmental challenges. It is benefitting from disruptive technologies, including Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, next generation traffic… Read more »

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EU Commission completes inspection at Trieste port

  November 2018 – The European Commission conducted an inspection at the port of Trieste in the period between November 19 and 23 to monitor the correct implementation of the rules on maritime security with regard to ships and port facilities. The Commission’s team, made up of seven inspectors of different nationalities, inspected the “port security” activity the entire port area and the “ship security”… Read more »

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IMO has taken first steps to address Autonomous Ships

  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the global regulatory body for international shipping – commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) operations may be addressed in IMO instruments. The Organization’s senior technical body, the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), endorsed a framework for a regulatory scoping… Read more »

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Ports in the Cloud: The Next Step in Automation?

As ports and terminals strive for greater connectivity and seek the most efficient means of transitioning to automated processes, could there be a solution which facilitates this change? Cloud-based platforms for collaborative planning, such as the XVELA service recently implemented by two Brazilian terminals, enable trade hubs to share real-time information for the benefit of higher operational efficiency. However,… Read more »

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Port of Hamburg as digital networking pioneer

Underwater drones, autonomous trucks and paperless Customs clearance – the future is already buzzing in the Port of Hamburg. The ‘Digital Networking’ conference run by Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) showed just how far the port has progressed. “In respect of digitalization, the Port of Hamburg is a worldwide beacon offering many USPs,” emphasized Axel… Read more »

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Roundtable of Port Organisations to pool resources and prioritise efforts on meeting IMO regulations on safety, environment and operations

London, United Kingdom, October 2018 At a recent meeting in London at the Baltic Exchange, heads of the world’s leading associations for the world port community met to establish a roundtable with the view to establishing a stronger, unified voice of the port sector in the maritime industry as a whole. Each association drew up… Read more »