Seatec, the exhibition of technology, components, design and subcontracting applied to yachting, conceived and organized by IMM CarraraFiere, the only event dedicated to the sector in Italy and southern Europe, reached its 17th edition.
The 2019 event, following the evolution in the boating world, represents an important opportunity to innovate and enrich a unique format in the Italian nautical trade fair scene, which for 17 years has been the reference point of the industry and that -familiar with the current market fervour to consolidate its presence and its value in the context of the yachting sector, also thanks to its position in the heart of the largest superyacht production district in Italy which, moreover, is the largest producer of the segment in world.
At Seatec 2019, the usual technical and management issues of pleasure boating have been sided this year also by a broader theme, always focused on the economy of the sea, but extended to the professional port and the complex relationships that link the ports between them and that join the sea and the earth in a wide-ranging transport system.
To tackle the main topic of these issues, a conference entitled “Ports and Logistics as success factors for the development of the country” was held the 5th April; with different protagonists of the sea economy as Andrea Gentile, President of Assologistica, Giancarlo Laguzzi, President of Fercargo, Nereo Marcucci, President of Confetra, Gian Enzo Duci, President of Federagenti, Carla Roncallo, ADSP ML Orientale, Paolo Emilio Signorini, ADSP ML Western, Stefano Corsini, ADSP MT Settentrionale.
After the conference and discussion, was organized a round table entitled “Logistic platforms and intermodal centers: Technology and logistics corridors as competitive values“; whose theme was addressed by Daniele Testi of Contship, Christian Colaneri, RFI Commercial Director, Olimpia Ferrara of SRM, Luigi Capitani of Unione Interporti Riuniti and Iames Pingani of Gruppo Gavio.
At the end of the work that took take place at Seatec 2019 on Friday April 5 th , starting at 10:30 am, Edoardo Rixi, Deputy Minister of Infrastructures and Transport, took the floor, bringing the voice of the Government and his Ministry into the complex relationship between the Italian ports of the North Tyrrhenian Sea, both in relation to present and future commercial flows, and in the competition with the other Mediterranean ports and of the necessary infrastructures to maintain a high competitiveness of the national ports.