About Port Technology International

Port Technology International is the number one media company for the ports and terminals sector. Founded in 1995 the company has grown from publishing a world leading Journal to now producing events, webinars, and other multimedia content.


Our community is made up of over 35,000 senior executives and key decision makers across the ports and terminals industry. Through our Journal, events and digital media offerings PTI covers the latest technologies and innovations being adopted across the industry including digitalization, automation, shipping, global trade, sustainability and the energy transition, among others.

Event Series

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9th & 10th March 2022 – Chelsea Harbour, London, UK

The Container Terminal Automation Conference is the leading Conference for equipment and technology in the global container terminal industry. The event feature see two days of content dedicated to discussion about the best business practice and strategy for terminals and an insight into the most transformative new equipment and technology.

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10th & 11th May 2022- Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Smart Digital Ports of The Future Conference is the only international event on the market that brings together the largest number of global ports, terminals, and the entire supply chain to debate, share best practices, latest developments and to successfully propel the industry forward with digitalisation.

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September 2022 – Hamburg, Germany

GreenTech For Ports and Terminals is the only large-scale green technology conference which caters to both ports and terminals with a focus on collaboration between the two. The event informs decision makers from across both port authorities and terminals as to which technologies will be the most opportune in their path to cutting emissions and guiding them towards a greener future.

Forum Series

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27th April 2022 – Virtual Event

Port Technology International are proud to announce that 2022 will see the launch of the first ever Cybersecurity for Ports & Terminals Conference on 27th April 2022.

With stakeholders around the world reporting a significant increase in cyber-threats and attacks. The time to hold an event that addresses the specific issues faced by Ports & Terminals is now.

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February 2023 – Location TBC

The Intermodal Freight Forum Europe will cover the pressing challenges and trends in intermodal freight transport- from data standardisation, addressing the lack of capacity in ports and rail as well as digitalisation and interconnectivity in the supply chain. Join senior decision makers from the intermodal transport network across road, rail and sea, and connect with freight forwarders, transport & logistics and technology providers to help them navigate the increasing challenges faced by the sector.

Webinar Series

Progress in the maritime technology sphere never stops and at PTI we offer webinars as an outlet for those who want to share, discuss and debate the latest developments in the ports and terminals industry.


PTI’s webinars bring you the newest emerging trends, debates and case studies from the world’s leading ports and terminals that focus on how they are keeping goods moving using new innovations and technologies.  Previous hot topics included 5G, automation, digitalization, port-centric logistics and supply chain optimisation. 

PTI’s webinar series have been attended by leading international ports and terminals and have enabled key figures in the industry to discuss important issues. 

Thursday 7th April 2022 2PM (BST)

Climate change is already exposing ports to more extreme weather occurrences and these can cause millions in damage repair and downtime. Today, ports are taking note of climate change, but many are still deciding what to do about it.


In this webinar, maritime and port professionals discuss how ports could adapt their operations to avoid weather-related problems before they happen and how to mitigate the effects of unavoidable events using smart technology.

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A regional forum where industry leading partners, agencies and government stakeholders in the maritime sector collaborate to share ideas, enablers & success stories to help developing countries build a resilient, progressive, and thriving maritime sector, through use of technology.


Topics cover actions and strategies for government and private sector to maximize the benefits of digitalization in maritime trade, build an innovation ecosystem and encourage collaboration. This assumes even greater importance today, as many countries and economies try to make a sustainable recovery from the ravages of the covid-19 pandemic.

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Data Exchange between stakeholders in the supply chain has expanded exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic, as it becomes a “must” as opposed to a “wish”.  Port Community Systems, Cargo Community Systems and Single Windows have successfully been exchanging information for many years.

This webinar will consider what the future of these electronic exchange platforms may be and how they form the basis of trust within the supply chain to allow for the efficient, optimised and electronic exchange of data between all stakeholders.

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In this webinar we have a unique opportunity to hear from 5 world leading companies discussing autonomous automation and supply chain collaboration whilst achieving sustainability at the same time. The 5 speaker panel will demonstrate cost-effective autonomous retrofitting solutions for a sustainable future that provides resilience and self-aware operations with safety in addition to how V2X enabled fleet operator provides intelligent fleet scheduling, adaptive global path planning and environment perception map for smarter in-term operations.