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

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 »

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SMART PORTS: HOW TO DIGITALISE PORTS AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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 »

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EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries hosts first EU-China Blue Partnership Forum for the Oceans

In Brussels, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will host the first ‘Blue Partnership Forum for the Oceans’. The Forum, established under the Ocean Partnership between the EU and China in July 2018, will bring together EU and Chinese stakeholders. They will help shape future actions in the areas covered by the Ocean Partnership, such as ocean… Read more »

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More than 40 organisations jointly call for a strong Connecting Europe Facility II

Ahead of the European Parliament’s hearings of the commissioners-designate, a coalition of more than 40 European associations and organisations renewed their call for a strong transport budget. While the previous European Parliament and the Council had agreed on a common understanding on the proposal for the Connecting Europe Facility 2021-2027 (CEF II), the budget will be… Read more »

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Docks The Future: Stakeholders Consultation Proceedings Deliverable

The goal of this deliverable is to present the main outputs and outcomes of a stakeholder consultation launched the 14th of September, aimed at collecting their vision about the Port of the Future. This deliverable describes the main characteristics of the involved stakeholders, the methodology followed to carry out the consultation, the key findings and… Read more »

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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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Blue Innovation – Drones in Port Operations

Let’s talk about Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPAs) or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)! These unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have already been incorporated into our society for their flawless ability to take exceptional videos and photographs. Nevertheless, global transport and logistics companies are looking to take advantage of their functionalities and the shipping industry… Read more »

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Blue Innovation – The box is now a “Smart Box”

The world of transport is no stranger to the continuous advances in tracking technologies. Since the invention of the global positioning systems and their implementation in the transport sector in the ‘90s, the need to monitor the placement of individual containers during a shipment has become more common. This was advantageous both to the clients… Read more »

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The European INTER-IoT project ends successfully with the pilot of Valencia

Valencia, Spain – The final meeting of the “INTER-IoT – Interoperability of Heterogeneous Platforms with the Internet of Things” project, funded by the European Commission through the H2020 program, has been held last at the Valenciaport Foundation. The Inter-IoT project, which has obtained great success in the final evaluation developed by the European Commission, is… Read more »