How to improve the modal share of rail in port and hinterland operations?


Discussing the challenges and innovations in last mile port and hinterland railway operations, Dr Iven Kraemar, Head of Department – Port Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping at the Ministry for Science and Ports in Bremen, will focus on Shunt-E.

Shunt- E is an autonomous locomotive that will speed up procedures, save capacity, and better utilise infrastructure. Hinterland connectivity with road, rail and inland waterways is a key factor for today’s ports. Innovations with a clear focus on autonomous and emission-free port and logistics operations are crucial to safeguard a prosperous future for global ports. Learn from Iven as he highlights how to improve modal share of rail in last mile operations.

Building Connectivity between short sea shipping and intermodal networks is the over-arching theme of Coastlink 2022. Join representatives from the ports, shipping and logistics sectors at this year’s conference and gain insight on how your business can benefit from a more sustainable supply chain.

Take the opportunity to meet with industry stakeholders from Unifeeder, Peel Ports, and the ports of Zeebrugge, Rotterdam, Tyne, and Antwerp during the 2-day event being held on 11 & 12 May 2022.

Session topics at Coastlink include:

  • Market Sector Overview: Industry Challenges and New Opportunities for Short Sea & Feeder Shipping
  • Building Connectivity & Networks for the future – linking Short Sea & Feeder Shipping to Intermodal Transport Routes
  • Looking to the future – Improving efficiencies through Digitalisation & Innovation

Book now to secure one of the remaining delegate places at Coastlink. Bookings can be made online or if preferred, call Joanna Miller on the dedicated Coastlink team on +44 1329 825335 for further information, or email