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 reach of the European market. To strengthen the Rotterdam-Venlo-Europe connection as the most efficient and most reliable route to reach your European customers, we work on digitization, improving data and information exchange, platooning, autonomous vessels and improving the autonomous port and its connections.
About drs. Arwen Korteweg
Studying business economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam as the basis for my career in Rotterdam in logistics. More than 15 years of experience in the network of inland terminals in Europe and inland waterway container transport of which 6 years with Logistics at the Port of Rotterdam.
About Port of Rotterdam
The Port of Rotterdam Authority manages, operates and develops the port and industrial area of Rotterdam in a sustainable way and is responsible for maintaining a safe and smooth handling of all shipping. Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port with 466 millions of tons and 12 million TEU.
Sea freight volumes continue to increase and shipping industry is challenged with finding new ways to offer competitive and sustainable services. Still in its infancy, research and development projects into unmanned maritime cargo initiatives are aiming to bring about massive disruptions in the global transportation world throughout the complete logistics value chain.
Focus topics: Remote control technology; Security; Legal and liability implications;Autonomous operation architecture (5G / satellite);Human factors;New value chains / business models and more…..
The Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference is part of the first global multimodal unmanned cargo systems event – a two-day event (Jun 13-14, 2017) that includes 4 dedicated conferences and an exhibition:Cargo Innovation Conference; Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference; Unmanned Cargo Ground Vehicle Conference; Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference; Smart Logistics Expo