Smart technology making waves across the industry

The inaugural UK-NL Port Innovation Exchange took place in Liverpool on 17 January. Organised by Maritime UK (in association with Mersey Maritime) and the Netherlands Business Support Office, the Forum brought together Dutch and British decision makers to discuss requirements for creating a thriving port innovation culture.

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Speaking at the event was Gina Acosta, Operations & Engineering Director for Peel Ports’ Container Division, who looked at the ways smart technology solutions are helping drive commercial success at the £400m Liverpool2 terminal.

A career in the maritime industry has been written into my future since university, graduating from the University of Antwerp with MSCs in Global Management, Maritime and Transport Management and Maritime and Transport Economics.

With my background in automation, optimisation and digital transformation, accepting a role at Peel Ports – which has a proven track record of investing in smart technology solutions – made sense, and offered an opportunity to nurture innovative greenfield projects from beginning through to full adoption.

As well as overseeing the day-to-day operational delivery, I also help implement Peel Ports’ growth strategy through operational excellence and the continuous introduction of state of the art port technology and infrastructure.

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