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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bettar Ould El Moctar, institute director of DST – Development Center of Ship Technology and Transport Systems and Chair of the Institute of Ship Technology, Ocean Engineering and Transport Systems of the University of Duisburg-Essen, ha

For two weeks in January 2020, extensive model testing of the Space@Sea concept took place at DST’s shallow water basin. The project aims to design multi-use, affordable and standardised floaters that can be assembled to large platforms with arbitrary

In order to strengthen inland waterways as a reliable and efficient mode of transportation and to mitigate the risk of a gridlock on the road, DeltaPort Niederrheinhäfen GmbH (DeltaPort Lower Rhine ports) – an association of the ports in Rheinberg-Orso

The set-up of the new Test and Control Centre Autonomous Inland Shipping at the DST Development Centre of Ship Technology and Transport Systems has begun in October 2019. The new centre is built by three research partners – DST, University of Duisburg-

Germany’s largest trade fair about inland waterway transportation. In September, this year’s “Shipping Technics Logistics 2019” trade fair took place in Kalkar. Germany. The DST presented the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of the city of Duisburg and

Second milestone event in the research project DeConTrans. The second milestone event of the research project “Innovative concepts for a decentralized waterborne container transport” (DeConTrans) took place in Duisburg on September 4th, 2019. The proje

From 23 to 26 July 2019 the 14th OpenFOAM Workshop took place in Duisburg.

On 17 May 2019, the first conference on automated inland and coastal waterway navigation will take place in Duisburg.

EDRF-funded Research Project DeConTrans. On April 10, 2019, the Johannes Rau Research Foundation (JRF) organized together with the DST – Development Center for Ship Technology and Transport Systems an event of its event-series “JRF on Site” at the DST

Feasibility study submitted on 05 November 2018 On 5 November 2018, the feasibility study “Perspectives for the use of hydrogen as a fuel in inland navigation” was handed over to the Verein für europäische Binnenschifffahrt und Wasserstraßen e.V. in Du

10.10.2018 – Save the Date: JRF event “Electromobility On October 10, 2018, a free and public JRF event on the topic of “Electromobility” will take place in Düsseldorf with the participation of the NRW Minister of Economics, Innovation, Digitization an

On 30th of October, the kick-off meeting takes place for the project “Innovative concepts for decentralised container transport on inland waterways (DeConTrans)”. Together with the research and transfer partner “Institut für Forschung und Transfer” (RI

Again this year the DST took part in Girls’Day with 2 interested students. Due to the complex tasks within the institute, the girls were given a brief insight into the various areas: In the carpenter’s workshop and the mechanical workshop a small insig

On 27 January 2017, interested visitors were once again given the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at various laboratories and facilities of the University of Duisburg-Essen. The DST, as the An-Institut of the UDE, also took part in this ev

The DST took part in Girls’ Day for the first time on 27 April 2017 and offered 2 places for schoolgirls.  We were able to introduce the girls to our interesting topics and then inspire them with theoretical “practical” exercises on the simulator. Expe

For the fifth time, Allianz Esa has awarded the »Inland Shipping Innovation Prize« at the »Forum Binnenschifffahrt«. This year the prize went to the shipowner Steffen Augspurger and the scientist Joachim Zöllner (DST) for their jointly developed Flex-t

Within the research project MariGreen, DST successfully completed extensive model tests.

On his 24 April 2017 visit to Duisburg the new Secretary General of CCNR Bruno Georges, who replaced Hans van der Werf in November 2016, was able to see for himself, which role an inland shipping simulator can play within education and training.

Within the scope of an international kick-off event in Papenburg the Interreg VA project ‘LNG pilots’ has started on 18th November 2016.  Under the leadership of Energy Valley (Groningen) about 35 partners from North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and

On behalf of IWAI (Inland Waterways Authority of India) the DST will design new inland waterway ship types to develop inland navigation on the „National Waterway 1“ (Ganges-Bhagirathi-Hooghly) in order to shift freight transport from road and rail to the water.

At the invitation of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Binnenschifffahrt (Federal Association of the German Inland Shipping) Transport Minister Dobrindt visited Duisburg on 12 July to get an updated impression of the situation within the inland navigation sector

Kick-off E-Binnenschiff

With a kick-off event all partners involved started the research project „E-Binnenschiff“ on 7 July 2016 at the DST.

Prof. Dr.-Ing H. H. Heuser

The opening of the 37th Duisburg Colloquium „Ships, Offshore Structures and Digitisation“ started with the granting of the honorary membership to Professor Hans Heiner Heuser for his outstanding activities and support of the DST for more than 60 years.

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