Meet the experts of smart sea ships
Sea shipping plays a vital role in our eco system of moving passengers and cargo Ship owners are constantly challenged with fleet performance requirements, safety onboard and the necessity of reducing the carbon footprint In order to comply with regulations and to stay competitive at the same time, further optimisation is needed. Europort is the place to explore the latest opportunities and innovations for reducing costs, maximising vessel performance and harnessing the power of digitalisation.
Reasons to visit Europort
- Doing business effectively: 66% of the exhibitors are active as a constructor or supplier of (short) sea ships. Either in new building repair or conversion. See the full list of exhibitors.
- Targeted networking: 39% of the visitors are active in sea shipping, presenting a unique chance to connect with industry peers. Europort is a must attend event for representatives of (short) sea shipping companies such as fleet managers, superintendents, procurement managers, sustainability managers, operational managers, naval architects, project managers and surveyors.
- Gain knowledge: One of Europort key conferences is the 19th Mare Forum Ship Finance congress on 6th November. This conference will examine how capital providers can effectively fulfil the needs of ship-owners today. Another Europort highlight is the maritime community through collaboration with financial institutions. Another highlight is the Europort Masterclasses 'Optimising efficiency for short sea operations’.
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.