High-tech workboats: meet the world leaders
They may not stand out in terms of size or sleekness, but modern workboats contain a wealth of high-tech equipment beneath their rugged, weather-resistant exteriors. From tugboats to firefighting vessels, Europort is of interest for all maritime professionals involved in this surprisingly sophisticated sector.
Reasons to visit Europort
- Carrying out smart business: more than 50% of exhibitors are active in the workboat industry including some of the world’s leading builders of tugs. See the full list of exhibitors.
- Sector-specific contacts: 29% of visitors are connected to the workboat sector. Take the chance to catch up with your industry peers!
- Discuss and debate As tugs are on the cutting edge of power and innovation, the second Autumn European Tugowners Conference will be hosted on the 7th of November. The conferece will focus on one of Europort’s central questions: How can we smarten our business?
Special ships, Smart solutions
With 27,000 professional visitors and over a 1,000 exhibiting companies Europort belongs to the world’s largest maritime meeting places. The exhibition and conference programme is especially dedicated to complex special purpose vessels.
The overarching theme of Europort 2019 is 'special ships, smart solutions’, including an examination of how the ongoing evolution of smart technology is reshaping the future of shipping and shipbuilding. The vital importance of a highly skilled workforce and smart people, as well as the many facets involved in ensuring smart business will also be explored in detail.