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ESR14 – Toolbox for autonomous inland shipping regulation

Host institution: IDIT (FR)
Project title/WP: Toolbox for autonomous inland shipping regulation (WP3)
Supervisory board: Prof. W. Verheyen (UA, BE), Prof. C. Sys (UA, BE), Prof. C. Legros (IDIT, FR)

  • Analyse regulatory obstacles against introduction unmanned shipping & policy arguments behind such obstacles (large scale research including regulations on data)
  • Analysis best practices from other industries, such as the airline industry
  • Proposal for regulatory innovation allowing for a market-introduction of unmanned inland shipping

Expected Results:

  • Impact analysis of the effects of autonomous inland shipping in order to make recommendations for Regulatory interventions upholding existing underlying policy goals
  • Toolbox for unmanned shipping designers allowing to make a compliance assessment of their operational and technical designs

Planned secondment(s):

  • IVR (NL): Stakeholder and policy makers consultation on perceived effect of autonomous on legal framework and impact on attitude towards autonomous inland shipping (M28-30, secondment mentor: F. De Vries) (joint secondment with ESR15)
  • UA (BE): Finalisation and integration of regulatory and contract law designs and preparation of policy briefs and workshops to stakeholders (M35-37, secondment mentor: W. Verheyen)

Enrolment in the Doctoral degree: UA (BE)

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