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19-20 November 2019
Fira Barcelona Gran Via,

Smart Ports Barcelona

Two day summit on port operations in the digital age. Stay ahead of the curve and attract new business through offering streamlined port facilities.

Preparing for the port of the future: tackling digitalisation, automation and emissions reduction


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Key topic areas

Smarter Port Operations

What are challenges, priorities and new technologies which will enable ‘smarter’ operations of ports and terminals?


In an increasingly digital world, how has this movement transferred to the shipping industry? 

What are the benefits for port and terminal operators? 


What should be automated in a port to improve operations? 

To what extent do automation processes have a tangible effect on port efficiencies? 

Can AI and predictive analytics be relied on?

Supply Chain Management

How to optimise the supply chain process? Should processes be centralised? How can data be shared more effectively? 

Accommodating different vessels

What are the varying requirements for different fleets; cruise, containers, gas and bulk cargo? How are ports and terminals adapting to changing market demands?


What technology should operators invest in to improve digital communication and e-navigation?

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