Port automation

Technologies in the port environment offer great opportunities, but also pose complex challenges. This site focuses on trends in port automation affecting IWT like 5G Network, sensor technology, Internet of Vehicles, automated container handling, human-machine interactions, paperless freight and customs documentation, big data analytics and so on.



 Enabling data-driven vessel traffic services

🖊 Peter Widhalm (peter.widhalm@ait.ac.at) & Anita Graser (anita.graser@ait.ac.at)  📅 13.01.2021

A vessel traffic service (VTS) is a marine traffic monitoring system established by harbor or port authorities, similar to air traffic control for aircraft. Since more than 80% of world trade is transported by sea, safety and efficiency of maritime transport is essential to the world economy and a key factor in sustainability efforts, concerning both environmental protection as well as safety of life

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