Regulating ship emission: Know-how of ISL experts requested
Invited by the German Committee for Sustainability Research and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), experts from practice, research and science from the fields port management, ship operations and environmental research met in Hamburg on 12./13. March 2019 for an interdisciplinary forum on „Climate shipping pollution: piecemeal regulation for different objectives? Health, climate, environmental and socioeconomic implications and challenges for green shipping propulsion”.
New ISL position paper: Entire size classes of ships will disappear
How will the enlargement of the Panama Canal affect the future development of container fleets?
Which size classes of container ships are still fit for the future and which are not?
To what extent will trade lanes be influenced by this? - These and other questions are addressed by the ISL in the new position paper entitled "Impact of the Panama Canal, development of the fully cellular container ship fleet and cascade effect".
Protection against cyber attacks - Kick-off for SecProPort on 21.11.2018
It's no secret: hackers are taking a strategic approach and are attacking companies more and more skillfully and across industries - including port operations. All players involved in port logistics are connected in a complex communication network and exchange information with each other. Data interfaces are the target for hacker attacks here, because even if the individual systems of the port actors are secured using state-of-the-art technology, this standard does not automatically apply to the entire port communications network.
Visit from the Far East: ISL seminar for Chinese delegation
On October 25, 2018, a 20-member delegation from Shanghai in China traveled to the ISL in Bremen to learn more about the topics "Port facilities and security concepts" and "Maritime logistics, container traffic and the role of the Northrange ports" and "Container terminal operation today and tomorrow".
Intelligent information technologies for the inland port of the future – Kick-start for Binntelligent
Wtih October, activity on the "Binntelligent" project began under the auspices of ISL. The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) as part of the "IHATEC - Innovative Port Technologies" programme. During the three-year project period, the aim is to lay the foundation for communication in and around the inland port of the future through the use of intelligent information technologies.
ISL at SMM Maritime Trade Fair
The Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), one of Europe's leading institutes for research, consulting and know-how transfer in maritime logistics and located in Bremen and Bremerhaven, Germany, will present its current projects at SMM, the world's leading trade fair for the maritime industry, taking place on 4th - 7th September 2018 in Hamburg, Germany.