Smart Shipping depends on international cooperation – Interview with Laurens Schrijnen and Anja van der Sluijs, Rijkswaterstaat

Smart Shipping depends on international cooperation – Interview with Laurens Schrijnen and Anja van der Sluijs, Rijkswaterstaat Laurens Schrijnen and Anja van der Sluijs are both working for Rijkswaterstaat, the National Waterways Authority in the Netherlands. Rijkswaterstaat has taken a remarkable initiative that aims at cooperation between entrepreneurs, research and governments. This remarkable program is… [read more]

Automation & Smart Shipping on the inland waterways in Flanders – Presented by Lieven Dejonckheere, De Vlaamse Waterweg

Automation & Smart Shipping on the inland waterways in Flanders – Presented by Lieven Dejonckheere, De Vlaamse Waterweg NV at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. De Vlaamse Waterweg nv is the public authority responsible for the management of the navigable inland waterways in… [read more]

Smaller unmanned ships attractive & environmentally friendly – Interview with Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, SINTEF Ocean

Smaller unmanned ships attractive & environmentally friendly – Interview with Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, SINTEF Ocean Ørnulf Jan Rødseth is Senior Scientist at SINTEF Ocean in Trondheim, Norway and studies the development of transport over water with small unmanned ships. In his view, smaller unmanned ships are more economical and also environmentally friendly. He will talk… [read more]

Next jump of USV technologies towards commercial shipping – Italian experience – Presented by Cristiana Pagni, Tecnomar

An italian experience for the next ‘jump’ of Unmanned surface vessel (USV) technologies towards commercial shipping – Presented by Cristiana Pagni, Consorzio Tecnomar Liguria at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) are widely employed for both military and civil applications (e.g…. [read more]

Autonomous Ships: Theory & Practice – Presented by Ali Haseltalab & Rudy R. Negenborn, TU Delft

Autonomous Ships: Theory and Practice – Presented by Ali Haseltalab and Rudy R. Negenborn, Maritime and Transport Technology Department, Delft University of Technology at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. The Department of Maritime and Transport Technology of TU Delft is carrying out research on… [read more]

Rotterdam-Venlo-Europe: the autonomous connection – Presented by Arwen Korteweg, Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam-Venlo-Europe: the autonomous connection – Presented by drs. Arwen Korteweg, Port of Rotterdam at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. The Port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest and most automated port of Europe and the Venlo region is Europe’s multimodal logistics hub within 24 hours… [read more]

3NTOCC – it means: No Train, No Terminal, No Truck (3NT) Operating Common Carrier (OCC) – Presented by Wojciech Paprocki, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

3NTOCC – it means: No Train, No Terminal, No Truck (3NT) Operating Common Carrier (OCC) – Presented by Prof. Wojciech Paprocki PhD, SGH Warsaw School of Economics  at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. The digital technologies give new opportunity to achieve edge on the… [read more]

Smart Shipping Challenge 2017 SMASH! – Presented by Laurens Schrijnen, Rijkswaterstaat

Smart Shipping Challenge 2017 SMASH! – Presented by Laurens Schrijnen, Rijkswaterstaat at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. The Netherlands is the most important country of Europe in terms of transport. Half of the European fleet is sailing under the Dutch flag. We are at… [read more]

Towards autonomous inland shipping – Presented by Gerben Peeters, KU Leuven

Towards autonomous inland shipping – Presented by Gerben Peeters, KU Leuven, at Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. Presentation about the state-of-the-art of ongoing research worldwide and the position of the KU Leuven within this growing research field. The focus of the Intelligent Mobile Platforms… [read more]

Unmanned ship transport systems in Norway – Presented by Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, SINTEF Ocean

Unmanned ship transport systems in Norway – Presented by Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, SINTEF Ocean at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, which takes place on June 13, 2017, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands. Norway has a long coast and sparse population. It is a priority to increase utilization of seaways and decrease road transport. Trucks are, however,… [read more]