The conference “World of Shipping Portugal: An International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs” took place on November 21 to 22, 2019, and was organized by the World of Shipping Portugal Initiative – in particular: Dr. Ana Cristina F. C. Paixão Casaca. Connect2SmallPorts project was represented there by Robert Philipp, research assistant and external employee of the European Project Center at Wismar Business School. He had introduced the article “EVALUATING LNG BUNKERING AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY”. The scientific paper was developed in collaboration with Dr. Lawrence Henesey, Asst. Professor of Computer Science at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona (Sweden), which bases on the elaborated research results from the EU projects GoLNG and Connect2SmallPorts – ERDF part-financed INTERREG V B (Baltic Sea Region program) and A (South Baltic program).