Why Sponsor SDP 2021 (Winter Edition)?

Leave Lasting Impressions

Enhance Your Corporate Image

Be Viewed as a Pioneer

As a sponsor, your company will be positioned amongst the most influential and important players across the maritime industry. SDP 2021 will provide your company with the opportunity to place your marketing and branding in front of elite C-Level Port attendees as well as though-leading industry professionals; enabling you to secure new business, service your existing clients and engage in industry dialogue.

SDP 2021 (Spring Edition) Event Sponsors

Official Headline Sponsor

The objective of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port’s competitive position as a logistics hub and world-class industrial complex. Not only in terms of size, but also with regard to quality. The Port Authority is therefore leading the transition to sustainable energy and it is committed to digitalisation in order to make the port, and the supply chain, more efficient. The core tasks of the Port Authority are to develop, manage and exploit the port in a sustainable way and to deliver speedy and safe services for shipping. 

Port of Rotterdam

Official AI Partner

INFORM specializes in AI and optimization software to improve operational decision making. Based in Aachen, Germany, the company has been in the optimization business for over 50 years and serves a wide span of logistics industries including ports, maritime, and intermodal terminals. With a broad range of standalone and add-on software modules, INFORM’s unique blend of algorithmic based software expertise, rich industry experience, and big world thinking delivers huge value for their customers.


Platinum Sponsor

Connecting over 100 years of polymer engineering expertise with a smarter approach to port and terminal equipment optimization Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation helps ports, terminals and vessels deploy smart engineered solutions for port approach, berthing, docking and mooring in a sustainable way.

Trelleborg’s innovative SmartPort offering deploys the latest in marine technology applications to help ports and terminals optimize their operations. Trelleborg’s SmartPort portfolio is a technology platform that powers the critical interface between ship and port, on land and at sea, allowing users to analyze asset performance and apply data insights, to improve day-to-day decision making and long-term operational efficiencies.


Gold Sponsor

The Port of Virginia is a key East Coast gateway and the premier rail port on the East Coast. In 2019, CNBC ranked Virginia as the #1 state for business. In a larger sense, The Port of Virginia is doing everything necessary to become the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateway for global trade for the next several decades, and to make Virginia the #1 place for businesses in the country. Between 2015 and 2025, the port will have invested $1.5 billion in its infrastructure – creating a network of six terminals that can handle any type of cargo. Dredges hit our waters in late 2019 and our deepening and widening efforts are in full swing. By 2024, we’ll once again be the deepest port on the US East Coast with 55’ channels and two-way traffic for the largest vessels calling our coast

Port of Virginia

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise helps seaport and logistics operators move from connected to smart port 4.0., enabling smarter services for their staff, customers and equipment. Our technology provides the building blocks to connect subsystems and provide ports with innovative services and applications. We deliver ubiquitous connectivity and real-time communications to support efficient interaction between people, processes and IoTs in a safe and green environment.

Our digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions, tailored to ensure customers’ success, are offered with flexible business models; in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. These solutions have built-in security and are designed to limit their environmental impact.

Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than 830,000 customers in 100 countries around the world. The privately-owned company with headquarters in France has over 2900 direct business partners worldwide, achieving an effective global reach with a local focus.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Wabtec is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for freight and transit rail sectors. Drawing on over 150 years of experience, we are leading the way in safety, efficiency, reliability, innovation, and productivity. Whether it’s freight, transit, mining, industrial, or marine, our expertise, technologies, and people – together – are accelerating the future of transportation. Our Port Optimizer™ solution enhances supply chain performance and predictability by delivering real time data-driven insights through a single portal to partners across the supply chain. Integrating data from across the port ecosystem, combining machine learning and deep domain expertise, it helps the supply chain monitor and respond to dynamic conditions, align people and resources, and proactively communicate across functions.

Wabtec Corporation

Silver Sponsors

HPC Hamburg Port Consulting operates as an independent logistics consulting company specialised in planning, simulating, implementing a large range of transformation services for ports, marine terminals and intermodal rail.

Since establishing in 1976, the Hamburg-based consulting company has delivered more than 1,600 projects across 120 countries spanning six continents along the full port project development cycle.2025.

HPC Hamburg Port Consulting

Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions. We are committed to creating a Smart Marine Ecosystem, whereby every vessel can connect to digital services that make voyaging safer and greener. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, we are well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain and to be the first partner of choice when leveraging the latest digital technologies.

Wärtsilä Voyage


Lorenz Technology utilize drone technologies to provide the intelligent solution designed for ports to digitalize their operations and automate work processes. With the edge-computing device Lorenz AI-Link® and the web interface of Lorenz Hive® drones and mobile robots can be utilized as autonomous data collectors providing insights for actionable approvements in real-time.

Data gathering and management becomes easier with the intelligent solution built to operate on ports and serve the maritime industry with data gathered by drones. The AI-driven solution is presented by Kristian Skaarup, CEO, Monday 29th 5:15 at “Interpreting the Data from your Smart Technologies to Create Meaningful Business Decisions”.

Lorenz Technology