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Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference

Join the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference on Jun 13, 2017 at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands
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.
Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference
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

Focus topics: Remote control technology; Security; Legal and liability implications; Autonomous operation architecture (5G / satellite); Human factors; New value chains / business models

Who can attend?

Shippers, Carriers, Harbour authorities, Research institutions, Military, Ship manufacturers, System Integrators, ICT suppliers, Logistic service suppliers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Airports, Governmental Institutions, Cargo Companies, Fulfillment companies, Retailers, E-tailers and Consultants.

Some of the speakers at the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference are:

Arwen Korteweg, Projectleader Logistics, Port of Rotterdam

Laurens Schrijnen, Consultant Smart Mobility, Rijkswaterstaat, Dutch Ministery of Infrastructure and the Environment, on ‘the Smart Shipping Challenge 2017 SMASH! Project’

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

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Venue: Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands

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When you register, the conference fee covers:

- Admission to the Conference
- Access to Exhibition Area
- Conference materials
- Lunches and breaks
- You also can attend sessions of Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference which takes place at the same day and location              

During the conference, Smart Logistics Expo, a dedicated and focused business and research platform, will be hosted. This exhibition brings together leading global companies from the unmanned cargo supply chain. It is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with this pioneering community of unmanned cargo researchers, engineers, business developers and end-users. The iUeMagazine team is delighted to work with the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference as Online Media Partners & is expected to bring Unlimited Inspiration for all readers from the proceedings of this event. Staying tuned to the enriching updates from this event is recommended.

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