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Prof. Bodewig as key-note speaker confirmed

Prof. Bodewig as key-note speaker confirmed

Bundesminister a. D. Prof. Kurt Bodewig, European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea, DG MOVE, has confirmed his participation in our "Innovation Challenge" event on 8th October 2020. He will offer a key-note on "European Green Deal – Challenge and Chance for...

Of containers and feedstuff –  #IWTS presents two new case studies

Of containers and feedstuff – #IWTS presents two new case studies

You remember 10% of what you read. You remember 90% of what you have actually worked on: Case-study based learning is a good way to review a new topic. #IWTS 2.0 has prepared two case studies covering the transportation of typical commodities in inland navigation....

Good news for IWT in times of COVID-19

Good news for IWT in times of COVID-19

Inland shipping in Germany gained 3.6% in 2019 over the previous year. According the the national inland shipping association (Bundesverband der Deutschen Binnenschifffahrt) total tonnage amounted to 205 million tonnes. This volume compensates losses due to prolonged...

It´s time for your ideas

It´s time for your ideas

Inland shipping, or inland waterway transport (IWT), offers a cheap and environmentally friendly transport alternative. However, it is a niche player in Europe´s ca. 1 trillion EUR-logistics market: It accounts for just 6 % of the total European transport performance....

#IWTS at Smart Rivers Conference 2019

#IWTS at Smart Rivers Conference 2019

Every two years the prestigious “Smart Rivers Conference” highlights the latest initiatives to prepare inland waterways for a sustainable future. In 2019, over 300 delegates met in Lyon, at the convergence of the Rivers Rhone and Saone, which share a long-lasting...

Inland shipping: a contribution towards greener transport

Inland shipping: a contribution towards greener transport

What potential has inland shipping to bring more sustainability into transport chains? This was the question which nine students of the JADE University of Applied Science addressed. bremenports approached the university to research and summarised the potential inland...

Inland and coastal shipping – What’s on?

Inland and coastal shipping – What’s on?

How can inland and coastal shipping be used to a greater extent? How can a logistics concept be designed that could be realized? What is required and in what way do different actors need to take the initiative? These questions were discussed during a seminar in...

Leeds conference “ Freight by water ”

Leeds conference “ Freight by water ”

#IWTS 2.0 had its first conference in Leeds, October 2018; “Freight by water”. The conference was organised together with the Freight Transport Association. The conference was opened by Mr Alex Veitch, head of the British Freight Transport Association. Findings...