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Joint participation PIONEERS and MAGPIE at Connecting Europe Days 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Joint participation PIONEERS and MAGPIE at Connecting Europe Days 2022 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From 28th to 30th June, under the EU French Presidency, the European Commission organised the Connecting Europe Days in Lyon – formerly known as TEN-T days. This event brought together politicians, industry representatives and members of the Commission to discuss transport and mobility issues and their role in achieving the ambitious goals set out in the European Green Deal and the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. In particular, the 2022 edition focused on explaining different initiatives, projects and programmes to make the European transport network greener and more resilient in line with the EU policy objectives.   Both PIONEERS and its sister project, MAGPIE, led by Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Port of Rotterdam, respectively, have their common ambition to scale up the current state-of-the-art of ports through demonstrating and implementing smart solutions to reduce ports' environmental footprint and move towards GHG-neutral shipping by...

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PIONEERS and MAGPIE’s joint session at ESPO Conference 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS and MAGPIE’s joint session at ESPO Conference 2022 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Under the theme "Empowering Europe's ports", the 18th edition of the ESPO Conference was hosted by the Port of Valencia, Spain, from 2 to 3 June. The Conference focused on the most relevant challenges for the port industry in the near future, deepening the role of EU ports in the supply chain of tomorrow according to the new trade patterns and the new energy landscape.   The Horizon2020 Green Deal winning "Green Port" projects, PIONEERS & MAGPIE, took part in the ESPO Conference by organising a joint session. Both project coordinators, Inge de Wolf - PIONEERS, and Arne-Jan Polman - MAGPIE, shared insightful information about each project, describing the objectives and the innovative solutions implemented so far.   The two green ports projects had the opportunity to discuss with participants of the breakout session some key points, such as the challenges to build a Masterplan for...

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Coming up! ESPO Conference 2022 in Valencia, Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Coming up! ESPO Conference 2022 in Valencia, Spain [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join PIONEERS and MAGPIE in Valencia for the ESPO Annual Conference taking place on 2-3 June 2022. The theme of the 18th edition of the ESPO Conference, hosted by the Port of Valencia, is “Empowering Europe’s ports”. Due to the current disruptive societal, commercial, and geopolitical environment, ports are setting course to achieve Europe’s ambition and prepare for a carbon-neutral and digitally smart future.   PIONEERS and MAGPIE, led by Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Port of Rotterdam respectively, will organize a joint session at the Conference to get to know their main objectives, and the innovative solutions implemented in the lighthouse and fellow ports in order to engage the wide array of stakeholders’ involvement in the entire process.   Register here. Discover the session agenda here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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PIONEERS at the AIVP World Conference Cities & Ports

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS at the AIVP World Conference Cities & Ports [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PIONEERS attended AIVP World Conference Cities & Ports with participation in the session dedicated to “Ports and Cities for the Energy Transition” (12th May, 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.).   Giannis Kannellopoulos (ICCS) - scientific and technical manager within the PIONEERS project - took part in the round table of the session deepening with the other top-tier speakers the role of ports as energy hubs and community builders to design and implement a sustainable development for port cities.    Indeed the AIVP World Conference Cities & Ports was a unique opportunity to discuss the challenge of designing a port city with sustainable development, sharing challenges, getting inspiration and creating networks with partners. With the concept of “Inspiring Blue Futures”, AIVP aimed to highlight the importance of port cities and several subjects for the future of our societies, our economy and our environment.   The PIONEERS project is aligned with...

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PIONEERS Technical Visit at MedRepair

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS Technical Visit at MedRepair [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The PIONEERS partners, Port of Antwerp Bruges, AKKA, VDL and MedRepair, attended a technical visit at Medrepair that took place on 6 April 2022, with regard to Task 7.2: “Automated Container Shuttle Solutions”.   Task 7.2 concerns the development of a “logistics-as-a-service" demonstrator. Moreover, specific developments will be done to set up a Transport-as-a-Service oriented platform, that will connect the automated vehicle to the overall digital infrastructure for optimized operations. Once safety testing is performed, the demonstrations will be run in close cooperation with the involved terminal and depot (MPET, MedRepair) to collect all necessary data for performance evaluation and impact assessment in line with the long-term Green Deal expectations.   The goal of this technical visit to MedRepair was for AKKA and VDL to learn about the demo site and the operations at MedRepair, as well as for all involved partners to get insights into the challenges MedRepair faces...

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PIONEERS April 2022 Newsletter is out!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PIONEERS April 2022 Newsletter is out! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the PIONEERS #1 newsletter, you will find exclusive and insightful information regarding the latest news and event of the project.    Ranging from the first collaboration of the PIONEERS project, the Stakeholder Community to the PIONEERS workshops, our first newsletter will keep you up to date with the latest developments of the project.   Make sure you don’t miss any relevant events and developments by subscribing to our newsletter here.   Download the PIONEERS Newsletter #1.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDc3R5bGUlM0UlMEEucW9kZWYtcG9ydGZvbGlvLXRpdGxlJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwRElTUExBWSUzQSUyME5PTkUlMjAlMjFpbXBvcnRhbnQlM0IlMEElN0QlMEEuc21hbGwtc2xpZGVyLnFvZGVmLXBvcnRmb2xpby1zaW5nbGUtaG9sZGVyJTIwJTdCJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwTUFSR0lOLVRPUCUzQSUyMDEwMFBYJTIwJTIxaW1wb3J0YW50JTNCJTBBJTdEJTBBJTNDJTJGc3R5bGUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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