Europort Masterclass ‘Optimizing efficiency of short sea operations’

Date & Location

Thursday 7 November 2019 at Europort in Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands


10:00 – 13:30 (incl. network lunch)


Short sea shipping

Target audience

Representatives of short sea shipping companies, shipyards and suppliers. Such as fleet managers, superintendents, sustainability managers, operational managers, naval architects, project managers, surveyors, purchasers and representatives of banks / insurance companies.


Dry cargo, tankers, container ships and RO-RO vessels. The European short sea fleet consists of around 4.800 ships essential for the transport of freight within Europe. In order to comply with regulations and to stay competitive in the future, optimization is vital. Innovations that reduce costs and optimize the capacity of vessels. Digitalization opens a world of new opportunities in doing just that.

During this Europort Masterclass short sea industry experts present their vision on short sea operations in the future. What innovations are needed to optimize the efficiency of short sea operations? And how will digitalization help the industry in this process?

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