BREMEN. Although inland navigation offers viable and sustainable transport alternatives, it can be something of a niche sector, at least in the tributaries off the Rhine. Its share of the €1tn European transport market is just six percent. At the online event #IWTS 2.0 – Innovation Challenge on October 8, students’ ideas for the development of inland navigation will be discussed. The keynote speech and moderation will be provided by former federal minister Kurt Bodewig, European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea at DG Move.
BREMEN. In October, Jörg Conrad, long-term CEO and shareholder of the Leschaco Group, died after a short illness.