Bruce Mills

Manager, Business Development Ship Traffic Control
Wärtsilä Voyage

Bruce Mills is the Global Business Development Director for the Ship Traffic Control department of Wärtsilä Voyage.  Bruce started his career in the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency and in 2000 he moved to Transas Marine (now part of Wärtsilä Voyage) to support the global expansion of their Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) department.  Since then he has been responsible for scores of prestigious projects worldwide, including VTS, Coastal Surveillance System (CSS), Port Management Information System (PMIS), and more recently SMART Ports and port digitization projects.  In January 2021, this culminated in Wärtsilä Voyage being selected by Tanger Med Port Authority in Morocco as their long-term technology partner for VTS, PMIS and port digital transformation projects.

Sessions

Improving Efficiency & Transparency Through Connecting Ports and Operators
30th March 2021, 10:30AM – 11:45AM BST
Port authorities, terminal operators and their entire supply chains need to work together if they are going to meet the challenges of the post-pandemic world. This includes cooperating on big data, sustainability and adapting to a rapidly changing labour force and work culture, and much else. This session will examine how the maritime supply chain’s major stakeholders can benefit through joint action. Specific discussions include:

• How the increase of information exchange between agents has resolved problems and improved efficiency of delivery.