Educational Resources

This page contains educational resources created under the #DidYouKnow initiative. The videos and articles provide information on new trends and technologies related to intermodal transport.

Articles

Why Real-Time Data Matters to the Maritime Industry

Big Data is a field that extracts and analyses data from data sets that are too large or complex to be dealt with by traditional data-processing application software. But why does it matter to the maritime industry? For this month’s #DidYouKnow series we have prepared an infographic that details the main concepts that surround real-time […]

Shipping operations are becoming increasingly automatised

Beyond 2020

As we close 2020, we can reflect on the fact that the year has been far from what we expected it to be. It is obvious that the pandemic, which began to ravage our societies in 2019 but fully accelerated in March of 2020, has brought our daily lives to a standstill.

The Environment

Transport and the Environment

This month we have caught up with one of our own professors – José Francisco Vidal. With the Escola since its founding, José Francisco was the head of the Shortsea Promotion Centre Spain before retiring and continuing to contribute to the field through consulting services. Below you can read his thoughts on the current situation of transport through an environmental lens.

Smart Cities

What does living in smart cities mean for privacy?

In the 2000s we are witnessing an exponential growth of the use of information technologies. These are slowly pervading all aspects of modern life, including smart refrigerators, smart doorbells, smart plugs, smart bathrooms, etc. The revolution has also affected a larger societal section, with smart cities and smart ports also gaining traction in progress. What does this spread of smart technologies mean for us as individuals?

This month, we have caught up with Brad Smith from Turn on VPN to talk about what these advancements mean for our privacy.

Institutional panel - YEP MED Kick Off Meeting

EU-funded YEP MED project to provide employment opportunities for the Mediterranean youth

The 9th of September 2020 became the official start date of the project “Youth Employment in the Ports of the Mediterranean“, or YEP MED in short. The project, co-financed by the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union and led by the Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport (Spain), aims to develop port-logistics training and […]

Videos

#DidYouKnow – Port2Rail

European Railway Corridors

#DidYouKnow – Groupage and Consolidation Centres

A short guide on packaging and security

#DidYouKnow – Groupage and Consolidation Centres

LCL packaging

#DidYouKnow – Temperature Controlled Supply Chains

A short story of the Reefer Container

#DidYouKnow – Groupage and Consolidation Centres

Distribution Networks

#DidYouKnow – Temperature Controlled Supply Chains

How important is Container Airflow?

#DidYouKnow – Mega trucks

How will the authorization of mega trucks impact intermodal freight transport in Europe?

#DidYouKnow – Container Weight Mandate

How will the new container weight mandate impact maritime transport?