Assessing the robustness of Dutch Inland Ports

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Abstract

In the present turbulent environment highlighted by energy transition, disruptive technology, and climate change impacts, adaptability and robustness are essential in long-term planning of infrastructures. This also applies to inland ports, which play an important role in the Dutch transport system. Inland ports have three major functions, i.e., transfer of goods, storage of goods, and eventually, facilitating (industrial) production of goods. A well-functioning inland port can contribute to efficient supply chains by offering multi-modal capabilities and value-added services, and importantly, contribute to a modal shift from road to environmentally friendly inland shipping.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Pianc Smart Rivers 2019
Subtitle of host publicationInland Waterways, Transport Economics
PublisherPianc
Pages53-54
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventPIANC-SMART Rivers 2019 - Lyon, France
Duration: 30 Sep 20193 Oct 2019
https://smartrivers2019.com/

Conference

ConferencePIANC-SMART Rivers 2019
CountryFrance
CityLyon
Period30/09/193/10/19
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Keywords

  • Inland Waterway Transport
  • Transport trends
  • Modal Split
  • Sustainable transport
  • Infrastructure planning

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    Taneja, P., Dekker, M., van Dorsser, C., & Vellinga, T. (2019). Assessing the robustness of Dutch Inland Ports. In Proceedings Pianc Smart Rivers 2019: Inland Waterways, Transport Economics (pp. 53-54). Pianc.