Increasing the efficiency of port operations
TIM, Authority Port of Livorno, Italy, EU Commission, Italy
To increase efficiency, productivity and sustainability in Italian port operations.
Ericsson is deploying and piloting 5G and Augmented Reality (AR) enhanced use cases in the port of Livorno. 5G connectivity has allowed for more efficient loading and unloading operations.
Secure efficiency of port by minimizing transit time of goods meanwhile securing workplace safety and less pollution with 8.2% CO2e saving.
Speed up loading/unloading operations to reduce idle times for ships travels through enhanced logistics. The project has been selected as best practice by UN SDSN and presented at UN Global Goals Week 2019.
Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals
The highlighted Sustainable Development Goals are included in the project.
“I would say that 5G will be of paramount importance in connected ports, because 5G enables fast and high bandwidth communication.”
– Dr Paolo Pagano, Director of the Innovation Service Center, CNIT and Livorno Port Authority.