▪️ The International Conference on Maritime Transport and Logistics “Marlog 11” concludes its work with 9 important recommendations

Kamal Amer Editor-in-Chief

The participants reached the conclusion of the sessions of the International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference Marloj 61, which was organized by the Port Training Institute At the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, – to 9 recommendations, as a step that will anticipate the future, and develop plans and strategies necessary to meet its challenges.

The recommendations reached by the participants included working to support financing and investment opportunities in the field of maritime transport in order to achieve the participation of Effective to support the blue economy at the international level.

The participants emphasized that the establishment of a clear maritime policy is one of the main components of the blue economy strategies and complementary management systems for maritime transport and smart ports.

The participants recommended working on integrating and blending research on the transition to a blue economy through competitive project and service models in order to encourage investors to finance and start implementing innovative projects. In addition to working on activating technical applications supporting the development of clean and renewable energy sources with the aim of reducing gas and carbon emissions, ensuring the creation of an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable blue economy.

as The participants stressed the need to support institutions, research centers, scientific academies and universities in adopting the concepts of the blue economy within their educational and research curricula that serve sustainable development projects and their modern technical applications. Policies for integration between the parties involved in the extraction of marine resources in seaports and companies working in this field, as well as the development of indicators to monitor the efficiency of performance of related projects.

They also emphasized the encouragement of cooperation between the maritime transport industry and the relevant authorities. working in the fields and activities of extracting marine resources by encouraging innovation and using modern technical applications in the fields of environmental protection and rationalization of marine resources activities. The recommendations included the need to support maritime emergencies by providing innovative technologies such as air ships, which allow the transportation of necessary equipment to offshore facilities, as well as providing rescue services to people facing marine risks while ensuring the use of the least possible human labor and the least possible negative environmental impact.

The participants announced the importance of working on activating cyber security protection systems for seaports in line with the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to ensure the use of modern applications such as ( IOT, Big data, 5G, cloud computing ) in order to protect trading Data from cyber attacks.

His Excellency Prof. Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport – President of the Conference – said: “The meeting of this large number of influential guests in the transport industry Bahri, and their participation in the conference sessions, contributed to enriching the event, and led to the placement of many pivotal and pivotal points on the discussion table, which led to many recommendations that we hope will contribute to the development of the maritime transport industry.