Theme: Smart shipping, ports, transportation and global connectivity

 

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

The better connected a port is to global shipping networks, the greater the rewards. Ports are a hub for shipping, as well as economic development activities like fishing and tourism. Maritime shipping is the cheapest way to transport bulk goods worldwide, delivering over 90% of items from shore to shore. They attract investments from all sectors, creating jobs and developing infrastructure that can transform a country’s economy.

Participants will discover:

  • Innovations in energy efficiency
  • How to make ports more efficient
  • How to use science to address climate change
  • What smart shipping means for the future of the blue economy
  • The innovative regulations and policies needed to enable transportation and global connectivity

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Smart shipping, ports, transportation and global connectivity