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Marine Engineering pre-apprenticeship and work readiness courses available this September

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Events

ABYA Two-Day Professional Brokerage Course, 23rd and 24th October 2017, Winchester

ABYA offers a highly specialised two-day intensive course as an introduction to professional yacht b...

NEXT GEN Workshops Address Burning Issues in a Changing World; 24th, 25th and 26th October 2017, Southampton

A series of one day NEXT GENERATION Workshops are being held 'back to back' at the Grand Harbour hot...

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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