Recap CHESSCON Conference – April 2022

This years’ CHESSCON Conference brought new visions and insights presented by professionals of our industry. On the 28th of April 2022 all participants could enjoy a professional exchange on new opportunities and technologies for the container terminal industry. Thanks to all the speakers for their enthusiasm and the informative presentations.

For all those who could not participate, we are happy to provide the presentations:

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A Digital Twin for the EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg

The IHATEC joint project TwinSim pursues the development of a digital twin at the EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg (CTH) to visualize and optimize operations. As project partners, our terminal experts at AKQUINET are responsible for the visualizations of the terminal, the development of dashboards and simulation components. We talk to Prof. Dr. Holger Schütt, who is leading the project at AKQUINET, and his colleague Anja Jablonski, who is responsible for the technical realization and model construction of the digital terminal.

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CHESSCON Conference 2021 – A review

Under the new name CHESSCON Conference, our online event for CHESSCON customers and interested parties took place for the third time on November 16. We enjoyed a professional exchange on new opportunities and technologies for the container terminal industry inspired by our clients and industry partners.

Thanks to all speakers for their engagement and the exciting presentations and to all guests for the good discussions. For all those who did not participate in the CHESSCON Conference  2021, we are happy to provide the presentations on demand.

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IFORS 2021 Virtual – Digital Twin optimises container terminal handling

supply-chain-optimizer-portlogistics-blog-akquinetIFORS 2021 Virtual –  Considering the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IFORS 2021 was held as a VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Schütt explains how Digital Twin optimises container terminal handling. After a brief overview of the container terminal simulator, he takes a closer look at Digital Twin, drawing on industry standards.


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The economic consideration of hydrogen technology must include all factors

Oliver Jelsch describes the role akquinet port consulting GmbH plays in the “H2Cool Prelude” research project funded by European Regional Development Fund and what the company expects from its collaboration.


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How can hydrogen and fuel cell technology be used in truck refrigerated transport on the road? This question is currently being answered by researchers from the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences, the association “H2BX – Hydrogen for the Bremerhaven Region” and our akquinet port consulting as part of the “H2Cool Prelude” project, funded by Bremerhavener Gesellschaft für Investitionsförderung und Stadtentwicklung mbH (BIS). The project’s practical partners are the freight forwarders Brüssel & Maass Logistik and the Frosta frozen food group, as well as the technology company Clean Logistics, which converts existing trucks to the climate-friendly hydrogen hybrid drive.

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