BPI Co. has joined DocksTheFuture Network of Excellence

29 Юли 2020



Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Co. has joined the DocksTheFuture Network of Excellence. Its mission is to gather the most innovative ports in the world, promoting the idea of "ports of the future".

The Network aims to speed up the distribution of innovative ideas and best practices, to promote new technologies in the port business and the maritime industry and to enrich the dialogue with different international associations and maritime clusters. The Network of Excellence is open to cooperation with any maritime and logistics organization interested in making a contribution to the achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals through opportunities given by International funding programmes such as the ones set by the EU Green Deal.

The core topics of DocksTheFuture Network of Excellence will focus on are energy efficiency, alternative fuels, digitalisation across the logistic chain, cyber security, innovative financing tools, multimodal transport, city-port relation, circular economy, etc.

The Network is established within the DocksTheFuture project funded by Horizon 2020 programme. The project set out to refine the Port of Future concepts in 2030, accepting the challenges of simplifying and digitizing the procedures and processes of port operations and logistics. With the project, the EU aims to increase the integration of maritime transport and TEN-T ports in the global logistics chain.

For additional information: http://www.docksthefuture.eu/.