Press Releases

Climate change, cleantech and energy efficiency in ports under the spotlight at TOC Europe 2018

London, 10 May 2018

In April 2018, the United Nations’ International Maritime Organisation (IMO) adopted a landmark climate change strategy that calls for greenhouse gate (GHG) emissions from international shipping to peak “as soon as possible” and to reduce by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008. The move is the latest in a series of regulatory and corporate moves at global, regional and local level to ‘decarbonise’ freight transport and logistics, spurred on most recently by the 2016 global UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change. 

TOC of the town

London, 09 May 2018

TOC Europe in Rotterdam this summer will give visitors a chance to see exhibits from more than 180 countries, as the sector increasingly looks to the impact of industry 4.0 and digitalisation.


Thinking smart about servicing terminal equipment at TECH TOC Europe 2018

London, 09 May 2018

Digitalization, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are poised to transform the servicing and maintenance of
container handling equipment, but a shift in mindset and close collaboration between equipment providers and terminal operators are vital to reap the full benefits of new technology.  Speakers at this year’s free-to-attend TECH TOC seminars at the 44th TOC Europe conference and exhibition, 12-14 June, Rotterdam, will explore how the equipment service and maintenance landscape is shifting in the digital era, with practical examples of how to..

The next phase of digitization and automation in container supply chain, shipping and ports

London, 08 May 2018

Attitudes towards technology in the maritime sector are in transition and 2018 could be crunch time for many  concepts launched in the last few years as shipping, ports and other industry members focus strongly on defining the true commercial value of digital and automated, argues Lars Jensen in this guest editorial ahead of TOC Europe..

Event Preview: TOC Europe, 12 – 14 June 2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands

London, 13 April 2018

As the technology powering world trade continues to advance and the fourth Industrial Revolution gathers pace, TOC Europe will provide a platform for port operators and their supply chain partners to meet and to take stock of industry developments. 

Transformation, digitalisation, innovation drive the agenda at 42nd TOC Europe exhibition and conference

London, 29 March 2018

The 42nd edition of TOC Europe returns to the world-leading hub port city of Rotterdam from 12-14 June at a time of deep change for global supply chain, logistics and freight transport operations. Co-located with the Container Supply Chain (CSC) Conference, TOC Europe is the industry’s longest-running event platform for port and terminal operators, their customers and suppliers.