From September 28th to 3rd October, 2020 the fourth edition of an important international initiative took place in Naples: the Naples Shipping Week. PortForward has been invited to take part in this important event.

Olaf Poenicke from the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF and Marco Ferretti, the president of  MAR.TE. Sea-Land Logistics, participated in the conference »Port&ShippingTech«, Naples Shipping Week’s Main Conference on October 1st, 2020, in which topics such as freeways of the sea, green shipping and smart ports are discussed.

In the »Smart Port&Logistics session« they held following presentations:

»PortForward: towards a smart innovation for the EU Port of the Future«

»Data Driven Management: un nuovo approccio per le ADSP«

In its eleven years of recurrence, that is the event that has proven its leadership position in the panorama of international events dedicated to logistics, shipping and more generally to the development of the port-logistics system. The Forum is dedicated to the comparison between professionals on innovative state-of-the-art technologies, geared towards promoting the development of logistics and maritime system.

Some key data on the event:

Over 6,000 participants

Over 200,000 contacts

94 partners

254 speakers

Over 700 participants in the »Smart Port & Logistics« session