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ESR15 – Towards a seamless integration of autonomous inland shipping in risk distribution models

Host institution: UA (BE)
Project title/WP: Towards a seamless integration of autonomous inland shipping in risk distribution models (WP3)
Supervisory board: Prof. W. Verheyen (UA, BE), Prof. C. Sys (UA, BE), F. De Vries (IVR, NL)
Objectives:

  • Analyse the impact of autonomous inland shipping on the liability framework, underlying policy targets and stakeholders’ attitude towards autonomous inland shipping
  • Make recommendations to rebalance the liability framework for autonomous inland shipping

Expected Results:

  • Impact analysis of the effects of autonomous inland shipping on the contractual position of all parties in the contract chain
  • Make recommendations for contract drafting and legislative intervention for autonomous inland shipping

Planned secondment(s):

  • IDIT (FR): Analyse the interaction between contract law and regulation and the effects of autonomous inland shipping on this interaction (M16-18, secondment mentor: L. Couturier)
  • 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 ESR14)

Enrolment in the Doctoral degree: UA (BE)

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