Transition of an Era

For the future of hydrography it is necessary to think differently and of course adjust the business to that new way of thinking. That not only applies to hydrography, but to many fields close to hydrography and fields that hydrography delivers data to. A few weeks ago I visited the Port of Rotterdam and after a little tour on the water, the CEO of the Port of Rotterdam, Mr Allard Castelein, gave us a presentation on the future of the port’s business and what is needed for sustainable future growth in a world where some countries can build ports the size of Rotterdam in a decade (whereas it took Rotterdam 70 years!).  In the Port of Rotterdam one speaks of a transition of an era, not of an era of transition. Things will really ch... (read more)
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Cover Hydro International Magazine May June 2016