Francisco Grau Cavanillas

Managing Director – Ports&Terminals
Orbita Ingenieria

Francisco Grau Cavanillas is the Managing Director in charge of the Ports & Terminals division at Orbita Ingenieria.

He is an Industrial Engineer specialised in electronics and industrial automation. Over the years he has held various positions in engineering companies, yet always oriented to process automation and industrial communications. His experience and skills have been developed over more than 18 years of projects and business development in the automotive and maritime sectors. In his current role he is in charge of developing Orbita’s global business in ports and terminals.


Post COVID-19: The Impact of the Pandemic on Port Terminal Operations and New Innovation Projects
This session will discuss the effect the global pandemic has had on port terminals and the adjustments that can be made to mitigate the challenges posed by the resultant regulations, social distancing guidelines and a strained economy.

– How will the pandemic affect the implementation of innovation projects?
– Social Distancing rules: How to run an efficient terminal whilst abiding by health and safety guidelines.
– Resiliency: Has the pandemic improved the business case for terminal automation?