Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 15, 2019 – President of Puertos del Estado, Salvador de la Encina and head of the Cabinet, Ana María García, have met with Juan Pedro Moreno, president of Accenture in Spain, Portugal and Israel, and Julio Juan Prieto, managing director of Communications, Media and High Technology, to discuss “Industry 4.0” and 5G.
Accenture presented its national and international projects on digitalization in the port environment, “Industry 4.0”, and its own experience as a company in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This included current examples of 5G implementation, such as the ports of Livorno in Italy, Hamburg in Germany and Algeciras in Spain.
It seeks to replace traditional radio and radar communications between captains, port pilots and terminal operators, creating a system that will use a complex variety of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors using real-time information to improve decision making and problem solving and support predictive planning.
Regarding Corporate Social Responsibility, Accenture has presented its own Corporate Social Responsibility program in which the company accounts for the contribution of its activity to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its Master Plan of Corporate Responsibility
Finally, in the field of Industry 4.0, Accenture has issued an invitation to visit its Industry Center X.0. Intelligent Industry and Cybersecurity, in Zamudio (Bizkaia), both to State Ports, and to those Port Authorities that are interested.
Puertos del Estado is a state-owned organisation responsible for the management of state-owned ports. The company executes the port policy of the government and coordinates and controls the efficiency of the port system, made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports of general interest.
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