Jorge Lecona Murillo

Head of Innovation
Hutchison Ports Mexico

Jorge Lecona Murillo is a maritime transport professional, specialising in container handling, transport and logistics. He currently acts as Head of Innovation for Hutchison Ports Mexico, a company that specialises in the operations of deep-sea container terminals.


Achieving Automation in Smaller Terminals
Thursday 20th May 2021, 3:30PM – 4:30PM BST
With most terminals seeking to automate in the next 5 years, it is not just the larger terminals getting in on the action. Smaller Terminals are faced with unique challenges on their path to automation, such as funding, space and location constraints, a smaller workforce and a difficulty staying in operation while implementing large scale changes. The session will feature smaller terminals, their success with automation and the checklist for similar terminals embarking on their automation journey.

• Is there a strong business case for automation in smaller terminals? Has 2020 seen an improvement?
• The difficulty of implementing changes without harming business in the short-term.
• Which equipment is most appropriate for terminals with less space?
• The importance of terminal design in smaller terminals.