Kevin Wippermann

IT Director
Port of Duqm Company SAOC

Mr. Kevin Wippermann is the IT Director of the Port of Duqm. He joined the company in January 2017 and is leading the Information Technology department. He is working towards turning this green field project into a Smart Port Leveraging on emerging technologies that create value. After setting up an integrated applicative landscape (Modular ERP + TOS) that has digitalized all major process he and team are now looking at RPA, IOT, Autonomous Drone, 3D Printing to further improve the level of service and efficiency of the port.


Autonomous Shipping, Trucking & Drones
29th March 2021, 1:45PM – 2:45PM BST
Automated vehicles are widely used in many industries and ports have already begun factoring in autonomous ground vehicles into their operations. Here we explore the use case for autonomous aerial vehicles (drones) and autonomous ships in ports.

– Seas & Ports of the Future – North Sea becomes an inland, Mega Port
– How autonomous vehicles can be used successfully in Smart Ports
– The evolution of autonomous shipping and how they can affect the supply chain
– How can autonomous vehicles help overcome some of today’s smart port challenges
– Near shore and port approach navigational barriers for autonomous shipping