Q&A session for Innovation Challenge Smart camera detection Port of Zeebrugge – 18 February 2021 – 2 pm CET

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SPEED is launching an innovation challenge on smart camera detection for the Port of Zeebruges. Smart eyes on the port, your eyes on the prize! Participants get a chance to win 2.500 € for the best offered solution and they might get to build the port’s new smart detection grid.The call is open to all …

Preparing the Smart Port Manifesto: How to solve the technological differences between port stakeholders and create a common regional strategy

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The Speed Smart Port Manifesto provides details with regard to key characteristics of smart port ecosystems. We are aiming to distinguish lessons learned by the most advanced ports in North-West Europe in their trial to become Smart Ports. Two key issues that have to be solved are technological differences between port stakeholders and the need …

Preparing the SPEED – Smart Port Ecosystem Manifesto. Ship’s ETA data for pilot optimisation: testimonials from the PLA.

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Port access from the waterside requires local knowledge and skills. Pilotage services are key to ensure a secure, but also reliable movement of big ships on narrow water corridors towards and from the ports. This type of service is offered all over the world, in European ports like Antwerp, Hamburg, London, but also worldwide from …

Preparing the SPEED – Smart Port Ecosystem manifesto. The need for data sharing to achieve collective benefits

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We had an interview with Erwin Verstraelen, Chief Digital & Innovation officer at Port of Antwerp. He explains the company’s approach to upgrade and involve port stakeholders to contribute to a Smart Port Ecosystem.

SMART PORT MANIFESTO Webinar and panel debate – 18 March 2021 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CET

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Join the next webinar on the topic of Smart Port characteristics. Get acquainted with the Smart Port Manifesto and learn from the experience of European thought leaders. Ports need to become smarter! There is a way to reach win-win-wins by collaborating and joining forces. The Smart Port Manifesto aims to stimulate collective action to avoid …

C-MAT guest lecture Cees-Willem Koorneef (PortXL) – Accelerate Innovation – 21 January 2021

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In this lecture ‘Accelerate Innovation with Start-Ups’ Cees-Willem Koorneef will share his experiences on how Port Ecosystems can be challenged and speeded-up through innovation and transformed into Smart Ports.Insights from World’s 1st Port & Maritime Accelerator PortXL and the Interreg 2 Seas project SPEED will be given in an interactive session. Participants to this lecture …

Webinar: “From digital twin to business value for big and small ports: Lessons from Port of Antwerp and Dublin port” – 27th January 2021

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Data visualization tools and digital twins can be great assets for ports looking to optimize their business, to get a grasp at pollution in their port, or even to find security solutions. In this webinar Piet Opstaele, innovation manager at Port of Antwerp, will testify about the applications of APICA, their 3D dynamic digital twin …

Webinar: Air Quality – 28th January 2021

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Learn all about the Air Quality Application, a successful result that was initially developed through the SPEED project. Collaborative work between Portsmouth and Portland ports have resulted in the development of a new application that will be completed by UK based B4T Group. Alex Barter, Managing Director of B4T Thingmongers will enlighten us all on …

The Smart Port Manifesto

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Why ports need to become smarter: Port business-as-usual is under pressure? 1. Conservative management recipes destroy economic value 2. No license to operate without sustainability 3. Locked-in silos that are unable to innovate Rather than fully integrated in global supply chains, ports are “pockets of capacity that have been optimized in silos” (E. Verstraelen). The …

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) …