Livorno: the Italian case study for the Port of the Future

Maritime transport represents 90% of global trade and ports are therefore a very important and strategic resource. Container traffic has experienced a steady growth with cumulative annual rates of 7-8%. According to the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), global container handling in ports could rise up to four times the current levels by 2030 and five to

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Nano-satellite for emergency: D-SAT mission has been launched

SatAlert, designed in collaboration with CNIT (University of Florence Research Unit), is an in-orbit validation of the Multiple Alert Message Encapsulation (MAMES) protocol, defined by ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute). MAMES is an extensible multiple alert message encapsulation protocol for transporting differently formatted alert messages over satellite links. It guarantees the timely distribution of alert messages to the intended

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