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Innovation driven Collaborative European Inland Waterways Transport Network

Deliverables

Business model, open source license to IW-Net tools and commercialisation strategy

Map of innovations and project outputs with commercial interest. Business model to attract additional funding for specific IW-NET outputs. Patents filing. Open Source and IP protection activities report.

Innovation and data management Final

Final version of the DMP and Innovation management plan.

Open security preserving data and services connectivity components - federation of IWT systems

Report on the IWNET security federation layer including identity management and blockchain to implement the IWNET data governance and publishsubscribe events architecture and components and the integration of the IoT data flows layer

Roadmaps for major IWT modal shift and GHG reduction enablers

Roadmaps for infrastructures, vessels and digitalisation.

Pan-European IWT engagement Communication Plan and Activities Final

Communications plan report, dissemination and liaison with similar EU initiatives, final report.

Pan-European IWT engagement Communication Plan and Activities Initial

Communications plan report dissemination and liaison with similar EU initiatives first version including plan

Policy, standardization recommendations

Report on Policy harmonisation activities, final results.

IWT modelling and simulation capability and Revenue Management methods for optimisation

A report on work regarding developed simulation capabilities and a library of models and data sources to support the IWNET application scenarios and the related business cases including synchromodality network resources capacity network utilisation and reliability GHG emissions A revenue management method and tools for optimal planning will be developed and described

IW-NET shore power solution

Report on the IWNET shore power solution design as well as features implementation plan and architecture description

Verification of the Living Labs business case blueprints, with quantitative assessment of KPIs per use case and Reference IW-Net Solutions

Report on Living Lab business case blueprints, with quantitative assessment of KPIs, cost-benefit analysis, impact assessments, risks, societal, financial, and environmental aspects.

Autonomous navigation technology via enhanced Location Awareness AIS-GALILEO

Report on the following issues: Development of autonomous navigation platform extensions, and solution deployment. Architecture and components specification, connectivity IW-NET architecture IoT gateways, real time data and security system. Specifications, design and first prototype. Development of autonomous navigation platform extensions, and solution deployment. Final prototype with all tests performed.

New design options for barges with improved navigability

Report on the analysis of model scenarios of vessels of improved navigability in specific regional requirements Expansion scenario for improved navigability in specific regional requirements

Categorization of Innovative IWT green vessels and simulation-based impact assessment of key vessel innovations for specific corridors

Report consisting of an innovations review categorisation and analysis of inland waterway vessels A reference model for connected vessels and new operations modelsImpact assessment financial operational environmental

Techno-economic research into new autonomous barges linking mall river side ports and city ports and with sea container transport networks

Report on IWT Technologies for urban distribution, technoeconomic research for autonomous Barges, communication components development and connection with the IW-NET infrastructure. Description of specifications, design and first prototype.

Specification of Application Scenarios, deployment of Digital infrastructure and LL coordination

Living Lab application handbook which describes the living lab infrastructure setup living lab application scenarios best practices and proof of concepts

AS1, application and testing of advanced digitalization technologies

Deliverable includes: 1) Documentation of AS1 scenario setup, feature set and proof of concept description. 2) Demonstration of solutions in AS1.

AS2, application and testing of Intelligent IW Traffic Management

Deliverable includes: 1) Documentation of AS2 scenario setup, feature set and proof of concept description. 2) Demonstration of solutions in AS2.

AS3, introduction of innovative IW fleet, autonomous vessels for urban distribution

Deliverable includes: 1) Documentation of AS3 scenario setup, feature set and proof of concept description. 2) Demonstration of solutions in AS3.

Observatory of key IWT Networks enablers: TEN-T developments, port automation, energy and legal issues

Observatory setup and basic functions including TEN-T projects related to inland shipping, identifying opportunities for collaboration and the uptake of common actions. Observatory upgrade including (a) Trends in port automation affecting IWT, (b) Review of legal issues particularly for cross-border operation and support strategies and (c) Legislation and policy. A report will include observatory governance and structure, mission, and major sections description with all portal functionalities set. Observatory final version will have a report on updated content, and stakeholder’s assessment.

Training materials to support IWT stakeholders connect to and use IW-NET

Training content for IW-NET and summary activities description as well as report on training activities.

Publications

Calculating Emissions Along Multimodal Transport Chains - Standards, Difficulties and Problems

Author(s): Hörandner, Laura/ Putz-Egger, Lisa-Maria / Beil, Denise
Published in: PIANC 2022: Proceedings of PIANC Smart Rivers 2022, Issue Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE,volume 264), 2022, Page(s) pp 1338–1341
Publisher: PIANC 2022: Proceedings of PIANC Smart Rivers 2022

Revenue Management in Inland Waterway Transportation: a planning and execution framework

Author(s): Tayeb Oulad Kouider, Ioana Bilegan, Igor Crevits, David Duvivier - UPHF
Published in: EURO2021 Conference, 2021
Publisher: EURO2021 Conference

Digital Information Services Needed for a Sustainable Inland Waterway Transportation Business

Author(s): Specht, Patrick; Bamler, Jan-Niklas; Jović, Marija; Meyer-Larsen, Nils
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 14(11), 2022, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su14116392

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