Spanish Initiative for Fully Automated Stowage on Roll-on/roll-off Operations
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Author/sMurgoitio, Jesus; Vazquez, Fernando; Samaniego, Ricardo; Paz, Enrique; Sachocos, Miguel; [et al.]
Dynamic Routing System
In the past decades, social development has motivated a notable growth on transportation necessities. In 2020, higher tendencies are expected, so transportation demand will grow about a 20%. Besides, one of the foundations of the UE's Green Policy initiative for freight is the transportation sea-to-ground through the so-called “Short sea shipping” or “Motorways of the sea”. Facing this scenario, it is needed the development of technologies and solutions which contribute to raise the profitability, flexibility and efficiency of marine transportation. This will lead to more competitive freight, so investing on such technologies is a guarantee of success. On this basis, within the framework of the Innterconecta 2013 programme, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), the project AUTOPORT is being developed, which objectives are here detailed. The main objective of the project is to develop the technologies ...