Workshop on Smart Shipping: The Future of Intelligent Inland Navigation

We are thrilled to share an update on the first workshop on Smart Shipping, held on May 24, 2024, at the Duurzaamheidsfabriek in Dordrecht. Part of the Innovation Roadmaps funded by the Regio Deal, this workshop united experts, students, and stakeholders in the inland shipping sector to discuss the future of intelligent shipping.

💡 Highlights:

  • Automation and Human Factors: Insights into balancing automation with human presence on board.
  • Remote Control: Intergo’s discussion on human factors in Shore Control Centers for remote vessel management.
  • Regulatory Needs: Emphasis on improved legislation and standardization for Smart Shipping innovations.

Moving Forward:

The workshop identified key stakeholder needs and set the stage for future projects aimed at enhancing safety, efficiency, and sustainability in inland shipping through smart technology and human expertise. The Drechtsteden region is committed to making smart shipping a reality and fostering a safer, more efficient and sustainable future, something that fits perfectly with the mission of Smart-Ship as a company. 

🔗 Read more about this workshop and future steps

📸 Photo via Smart Delta Drechtsteden

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