Imagine that physical inspection of quay walls is reduced to a minimum. Sensors monitor the condition of your quay and determine whether you can store more goods or raw materials on the quay. The quay communicates with autonomous ships and guarantees safe and efficient mooring. This may seem like a future, but the first steps have already been taken. A number of quay walls are already equipped with sensors and an IOT platform has been developed to process all data and to make a better estimation of the user space of quay walls. SmartPort (co-) finances scientific research to increase the efficient use of quay walls and prepare Rotterdam for a solid and firm future.

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