4 Smart port applications of the future – Conference takeaways

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The online Data Science and IoT for Port Logistics Conference gathered speakers and participants from all over the world. We are all interested in innovation, but what are actually the applications of the smart ports that we can expect in the future? We present you 4 innovative ideas that were presented during the conference. 1) …

Part 2: Back to the future – Conference takeaways

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The online Data Science and IoT for Port Logistics Conference gathered speakers and participants from all over the world. We are all interested in innovation, but what are actually the applications for smart ports that we can expect in the future? You can find the 4 first innovations in this blogpost. We now present you …

Smart Shipping Hackathon 26-27 November

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After yet another successful Speed hackathon last week, new challenges for hackers are already waiting around the corner! On 26 and 27 November De Vlaamse Waterweg nv will organize a large scale #SmartShipping #Hackathon in cooperation with EY and Antwerp Management School. During these 2 days, specialists from different disciplines will work together to solve one central problem, in this case automation …

Online Conference PORT REVOLUTIONS & DATA SCIENCE AND IoT FOR PORT LOGISTICS DEVELOPMENT 22-23 October

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Several SPEED project and observer partners are hosting an online conference in 2 parts over 2 days. The Norlink e-conference PORT REVOLUTIONS will be held on Thursday, October 22, live from a TV set! Day 1 will be moderated by Norlink and Université de Lille – Polytech’ Lille. PortXL, Université de Lille and CiTC are …

Lille Virtual Smart Ports Hackathon 14/10 – 22/10 – Join us to find smart solutions!

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We invite app developers, tech startups, students, hackers, gamers, and everyone who wants to feel the thrill of developing a tech solution to a real life port challenge. The challenges will be sent to the participants before the start of this Hackathon. Can’t wait? Great, we’d love to see you online and we look forward …

Event: Belgium Ports & Industry Day IV – 6 October 2020

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The Belgium Ports & Industry Day IV is a free online seminar hosted by the British Embassy in Brussels. Please RSVP to Embassy.Event@fco.gov.uk if you would like to attend. A calendar invitation and email containing a Teams Live Event link for this webinar will be sent to registered participants on 5 October. Indicative agenda 09:00  Welcome, …

British Ports Association to conduct major review of port transport and infrastructure connectivity

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Speed project partner WSX has announced the news of a timely major review of UK port connectivity by British Ports Association. This work will highlight to government and local authorities where post-Coronavirus investment in infrastructure can be concentrated in order to maximise economic growth and speed up the recovery. This will look at infrastructure outside …

Smart port disruptors: the talent paradox

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As in many industries, in port logistics Covid 19 provides a burning platform that reinforces digital trends that were already smoldering. In an industry that is not particularly known for its openness to innovation and change, it’s even a welcome deus ex machina. Ports can no longer stay behind, now that supply chains all over …

Join SHAKEUP on June 25th to connect with port innovators

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Connect with the best maritime and innovation minds from the region and beyond! Attend 𝐒𝐇𝐀𝐊𝐄𝐔𝐏, the 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐃𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 of PortXL, on 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟓𝐭𝐡 from 𝟏𝟔𝐡 𝐭𝐨 𝟏𝟖𝐡 𝐂𝐄𝐒𝐓.  Why attend? Because in these times of disruption you will meet the 2020 Rotterdam cohort of start-ups and scale-ups that are ahead of the curve. Their groundbreaking …

Coronavirus webinars

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IAPH, the International Association of Ports and Harbors is announcing a series of free webinars focused on the interconnected topics of adapting business models, improving ship-shore relations, and driving data sharing.   The series will see expert panelists including Kitack Lim, (IMO Secretary General), Gene Seroka (Executive Director Port of Los Angeles) and Noura Al Dhaheri (CEO MAQTA Gateway / Abu …