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Events

The Future of Mobility by the University of Portsmouth, 30th September 2020, online

The Intelligent Transport Cluster and the South Coast Centre of Excellence for Satellite Application...

Webinar on Business Opportunities for Marine Technologies and Smart Solutions for isolated territories including islands and ports, 1st October 2020, online

Marine South East will be presenting at this online event to discuss the business opportunities for ...

Current Projects - I-Port: Optimising Intermodal Freight Transport

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'I-Port' Optimising Intermodal Freight Transport through European Ports...

Marine South East is assisting the European Space Agency 'I-Port' demonstration project with end-user engagement.

Led by Aimes Grid Services I-PORT consists of space and terrestrial assets to support the optimisation of freight transport through European ports.

Building on the earlier I-PORT feasibility study a functional I-PORT system will be used to demonstrate the concept's effectiveness. The demonstration phase will assess how well I-PORT addresses requirements already identified by participating ports and terminals, port community system providers, shipping lines, truck drivers and hauliers.

The I-PORT system utilises four modules to improve freight flows through ports by reducing inefficiencies caused by late arrivals, incorrect documentation, traffic congestion and delayed vessel arrivals. The modules are:

* Tracking
* ETA and Route planning
* Job management and electronic documentation
* Dynamic vehicle booking system

A presentation about I-PORT can be viewed at
http://iap.esa.int/projects/transport/iport

For more information please contact Simon Powell sp@mseuk.org

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