TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility. This year, the conference took place from 14-17 November 2022, at the Lisbon Congress Center (CLL), situated in the historical area of Belém, just by the Tagus River.
TRA is the foremost European transport event that covers all transport modes and all aspects of mobility. In 2022, TRA took place in Lisbon, Portugal. Themed “Moving together – reimagining mobility worldwide”, TRA2022 brought together experts from around the world to discuss the newest innovations and future of mobility and transport, building also on the Portuguese historical legacy and links to overseas transport professionals. Through the development of innovative solutions, TRA Lisbon 2022 aimed for a more efficient, safer, carbon-free, inclusive, and sustainable transport in all its modes.
TRA offered a great venue for researchers, policy makers and industry representatives to get together and contribute to the discussion on how research and innovation can reshape the transport and mobility system. The conference provided a unique opportunity to hear about mobility trends in different parts of Europe, learn from achievements in industry as well as share best practices of policies and deployments”.
MOSES had a 5-fold participation at TRA. More specifically:
1. On Wednesday 16th of November from 08.30 -10:00 – A joint Special Session 51: “Safe and efficient modal shift from roads to waterways: Automated technologies and processes, human-autonomy interactions”, with AEGIS project and Autoship project.
Session was moderated by Prof. Nikolaos P. Ventikos from NTUA, and MOSES presentation was delivered by Mr. Konstantinos Louzis from NTUA and it can be found here.
The rest speakers of the session were:
—Odd Erik Mørkrid, SINTEF Ocean: “Improved waterborne logistics with small uncrewed feeder vessels”
—Kristoffer Kloch, DFDS: “Leveraging autonomy to create cost effective and sustainable businesses for intra-European transport”
—Janne Suominen, MacGregor: “Automated cargo handling to reduce transhipment costs”
More information about the session can be found here.
2. On Wednesday 16th of November from 08.30 -10:00 – Subtheme 2.4.1 – A paper Presentation: “Paving the way for the future of Short Sea Shipping: The MOSES project”.
Paper presentation was delivered by Ms. Margarita Kostovasili from NTUA and it can be found here.
The corresponding paper can be found here.
3. During 15th – 17th of November at ALICE Booth, representatives from both NTUA and SEAB contributed to the discussions about MOSES.
4. During 15th – 17th of November at EU Stand, representatives from both NTUA and SEAB contributed to the discussions about MOSES.
5. During 15th – 17th of November at Waterborne Stand, representatives from both NTUA and SEAB contributed to the discussions about MOSES.