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02 Sep 2012
The global container port industry is forecasted to boom by 2017

The global container port industry
is forecasted to boom by 2017

Global container port throughput is forecast to surpass 800m teu by 2017, but port capacity growth will remain 6% below demand growth, according to the latest port sector report from Drewry Maritime Research.

The Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast 2011 states that the economic uncertainty remains a key challenge for the global industry however, capacity expansion and the number of terminal operators will vary significantly from region to region with Europe expected to remain flat, North America to show a little growth and Asia to continue to dominate.

01 Sep 2012
The PowerBuoy has undergone ocean testing in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

The PowerBuoy has undergone ocean
testing in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

A consortium of European companies was awarded in 2010 a European Commission grant of €4.5m to develop enhanced wave energy technology as part of a project off the coast of Spain.

The project, known as WavePort, brought number of leading European wave energy specialists, including Ocean Power Technologies (OPT), Portugal's Wave Energy Centre, Fugro Oceanor from Norway, Spanish engineering firm DeGima, the University of Exeter, and the UK's Intelligent Systems Research Institute.

21 Aug 2012
Infoday ICT- FP7- Call 8

Madrid, 27th September 2012

www.oficinaeuropea.es

Infoday ICT- FP7- Call 8/PPP 2012 Alternative Paths to Components and Systems and PPP FoF (ICT for the Enterprise and Manufacturing) Project Officers related to the following objectives:

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