RailFreight Connects 2023
Ports embracing rail
Ports in Europe have been increasing their investments in rail projects all over the continent but many questions still need to be answered. How can this synergy be implemented efficiently? What do ports need to do? What does the rail industry need to do? What can institutions do? These questions are being answered during the RailFreight Connects event in Bremen on 6 and 7 September 2023.
Synergies between rail and port infrastructure, rolling stock management, and technologies are among the main focus of RailFreight Connects. Speakers from all over Europe are going to provide their insights on these topics and more. It will be a great opportunity to reflect on how rail can increase its position as the backbone of European freight transportation and connect all the modalities.
What is unique about this summit is that it is a twin event. It is hosted simultaneously with Project Cargo Summit, an industry event catered towards the project cargo and break bulk industry. Participants of both events will meet on several occasions and can attend breakout sessions of both events.
RailFreight Connects brings together 200 international rail freight professionals and port operators for a crucial moment to discuss challenges and opportunities and bridge the gap between the two.
The event is targeted for:
- Rail operators
- Port operators
- Terminal operators
- Logistic service providers
- Freight forwarders
- Shipping lines
- Ports and terminals
- Heavy lift specialists
Topics to be discussed
During the programme of RailFreight Connects 2023, we will discuss the following topics:
Would you like to share your knowledge on one of the topics mentioned? Then submit your abstract and become one of our dedicated speakers.
- The German port and rail
- Rolling stock
- Terminal efficiency
- Port congestion and labor shortage
- Cranability of trailers
- Unified system to track carbon footprint