In recent months, 32 companies at the RDM site in the port of Rotterdam have been testing a new energy platform: Distro. Working with solar panels and a battery, users trade energy they have produced themselves in a local market.
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On 27 September, Dutch Drone Delta held a new trial during which a drone delivered a package to the inland vessel Duancis, Port of Rotterdam reported.
An underwater robot started burying sea cables 5.5 meters deep at the Port of Rotterdam, in order to connect wind farms at sea.
Combining data from various sources allows shippers who import goods through the port of Rotterdam to visualise the supply chain more clearly. A pilot project of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is now a fully-fledged application called Cargo Tracker.
The Dutch Artificial Intelligence Coalition (NL AIC) launched a dedicated working group for the Netherlands’ Port and Maritime sector to boost digitalization and improve operations.
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