IAPH to participate in IMO MASS seminar

During the FAL Committee next week, IAPH will also be participating in a seminar on the implications, challenges and opportunities of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) for ports and public authorities. The seminar will be held in the afternoon of 11 April, from 2.30-4 pm and consists of two sessions. The first session will provide the technology developers’ perspective, with contributions from ABB Norway, MacGregor and Massterly. The second session brings the ports’ perspective and will be chaired by IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven, with presentations by Erwin Verstraelen (Port of Antwerp-Bruges), Robert-Louis Cool (SEAFAR) and Shiori Kondo (Ports and Harbours Bureau, MLIT Japan). Those wishing to follow the seminar online can do so via the IMO YouTube channel.