Pioneering naval vessels
Today, governments around the world are increasingly investing to boost their naval forces. Naval vessels are often seen as the pioneers for our industry. Innovation in the field of cyber security or autonomous operations, will set an example for the entire shipbuilding industry. Therefore, the naval sector is of vital importance and interest to anyone active in the maritime field.
Reasons to visit Europort
- Meeting up with technology suppliers: 56% of the exhibitors are directly or indirectly involved in building naval vessels. See the full list of exhibitors.
- Focused networking: 29% of the visitors are connected to naval segment. Meet up with like-minded industry professionals such as maritime safety and security organisations, naval defences, naval shipyards, R&D specialists, business developers, researchers, engineers and policy advisors of regulatory bodies.
- Gain knowledge: The Europort event program is more extensive than ever. The Marine Industry 4.0 Conference will guide you in the world of smart sensors, networked technology, intelligent data analysis, artificial Intelligence, advanced robotics, additive manufacturing, augmented and mixed reality, constrained and autonomous operations. This year one of Europort’s Masterclasses is dedicated to naval vessels: 'Naval vessels as source of inspiration’.
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.