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BILOG 2019: Logistics and Maritime Forum, 16-17 Oct 2019 La Spezia, Italia

BILOG 2019:  16-17 Oct 2019 La Spezia The sustainable, connected and resilient road to 2030 European and Regional perspectives     BiLOG is an agreement signed by La Spezia Port Authority and Municipality of Piacenza in order to create a special event on sustainable, connected and resilient topics with a European spin. The Forum will focus on… Read more »

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Zero-Emission Equipment Drive for Chile Port

Puerto Coronel has become the first port in Chile to incorporate zero-emission electric forklift cranes into its operations. Puerto Coronel says it is the first port in Chile to utilise electric forklift cranes. Credit: Puerto Coronel   The port purchased the forklift cranes with minimum noise generation to mark the beginning of its Puerto Verde… Read more »

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How smart Start-Ups are changing Maritime

The role of smart start-ups in driving the development of the maritime sector should not be understated, especially with regard to intelligent applications powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). As highlighted by a recent competition to form the world’s first digital shipping company, launched by IoT specialist Loginno, there is a demand for companies who… Read more »

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First Hybrid Straddle Carriers at Hamburg

  Konecranes Noellm straddle carriers with hybrid engines in the Port of Hamburg are now transporting containers at the HHLA Terminal Tollerort (CTT). Credit: HHLA   The first two energy saving, low emissions straddle carriers with hybrid engines are now operating at the Port of Hamburg’s HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT) and are expected to… Read more »

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KALMAR supports automated australian terminal

Kalmar has signed a maintenance and support agreement with International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) covering the automated container handling solution operating at Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT). The maintenance and support agreement for Australia’s first fully automated container terminal covers all aspects of the OneTerminal automated solution, which comprises Navis N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS),… 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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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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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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Ligurian port authority launches tender for passenger terminal at La Spezia port

  La Spezia, Italy – October 25, 2018 – Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority) has authorised the tender for the construction of a new passenger terminal. The deadline for the submission of bids in the tender, which envisages the launch of the new station in 2023, is… Read more »