Uno Bryfors

Senior Vice President
ABB Ports

Uno Bryfors, Senior Vice President of ABB Ports, is one of the most experienced professionals in the ports industry today. During his four decades long career at ABB and in the industry he has been a key person in driving the development of automation solutions for cargo handling starting from automatic grab ship unloader and automated yard operations to fully automated, integrated terminal operation. Uno Bryfors joined ABB as a Development Engineer after graduation with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Since then he has headed the R&D department, led the Crane Systems unit in Sweden, and is now responsible for ABB Ports business – from ship to gate.


Retrofitting Automation In Brownfield Terminals
18th May 2021, 3:30PM – 4:45PM BST
This session will feature case studies from brownfield terminals who have successfully retrofitted automation equipment, provide strategies, and advise those facing the challenge of automating with an operational terminal.

• Anticipating the best strategy for brownfield terminals aiming for automation in the next 5 years.
• Which technologies and equipment are providing the best results?
• How automation equipment can be implemented with minimal impact on capacity.
• How automation can be implemented by using large-scale equipment such as automated stacking cranes in combination with smaller automated equipment and remote processes.