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Siport21 has presented three papers in the 34th PIANC World Congress, held in Panama this week. The papers are related to navigation areas design, passing-ships effects and nautical risk assessment. These methodologies are applied in order to optimize infrastructure design and improve safety in navigation.
One of the projects is based on the detailed design of…

During the 3rd International Congress of Safety in Ports, held in A Coruña (Spain), Siport21 has presented a smart system, aimed at improving decision making related to the access and/or the operation of vessels at port.
This smart system for the evaluation and control of maritime safety at Terminals is a main tool for the optimization…

Siport21 has participated in the elaboration of report “Interaction Between Offshore Wind Farms and Maritime Navigation”, published by PIANC (International Navigation Association) recently.
This report provides an approach, guidelines and recommendations to assess the required manoeuvring space for ships in the vicinity of offshore wind farms (OWF) and the minimum recommended distance between shipping lanes and…

In March, Javier Molina has joined the board of directors of the port and maritime company, Siport21. He has been appointed as Business Development Director.
Molina is a naval architect graduated from Polytechnic University of Madrid and Executive Master on Economy and Business Administration from IESE Business School.
He provides 28 years experience in multiple industrial and…

Since it was established, more than 1.300 seafarers have been trained in Siport21 Real-Time Ship Simulation Center, highlighting 963 Captains or Chief Officers of international shipping companies and 311 Pilots. All of them have attended Training Programs or participated in port facilities projects in collaboration with the company.
Nearly 1.000 Captains or Chief Officers belong to…

The company Siport21 has presented, in the International Ports, Waterways, Multimodal Transport and Foreign Commerce Conference in Buenos Aires (Argentina), a paper about inland waterways dimensions and their classification. It is a summary based on the research of two PIANC working groups.
Working Group 141 “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterway Dimensions” has the aim to provide…

During the 5th National Conference on R&D in Defence and Security, held at the Spanish Infantry Academy in Toledo, Siport21 has presented the project “Prediction System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Naval Platforms”, carried out for the Ministry of Defence.
This project had the goal of predict the vessel movements in enough advance, so the unmanned…

Siport21 designs manoeuvring areas using Real-Time Ship Manoeuvring Simulator and involving multidisciplinary teams and the Change Management of the most relevant factors in the operation of the Port. This methodology is continuously applied to their projects and it has been presented this morning in the Young Professionals Meeting of the Ports and Coastal Technical Association…

The port-maritime engineering company, Siport21, has presented a paper called “State of Art of LNG Bunkering”, collecting the main guidelines about Liquified Natural Gas bunkering operations in Spain and internationally.
In the last years, new necessities and regulations have been developed to promote LNG as a fuel in maritime transport. For this reason, a new technology…

During the SMART RIVERS’17 Conference in Pittsburg (USA), the kick-off meeting of Working Group 201 of PIANC took place. The objective is to develop a proposal of Inland Waterway Classification for South America. This group was born from the joint of Inland Navigation Commission (InCom) and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
South…

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