ST4W in Kalkar Fair

The ‘Shipping, Technics, Logistics’ trade fair in Kalkar, Germany took place with fewer visitors than normal, despite the huge effects and impacts from the ongoing Corona pandemic. Trade fair in Kalkar is the only fair for inland shipping in Germany. Mr. Hendrik Schulte, state secretary in the ministry of transport of North Rhine-Westphalia, officially opened the fair on September 29th at 11 am.

The main topics in Kalkar fair this year were shipyards, freight, passenger shipping, ports and installation technology with focus on the environment and skills shortage topics like previous years. Beside the exhibiting companies some accompanying programs with different speakers was also offered to visitors.

On Wednesday 29th of September Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Noche from university of Duisburg-Essen presented the Smart Track 4 waterway project to the audience and answered all the questions. He ended the presentation with the emphasis on importance to find possible Pilot companies in Germany. Interested groups are welcome to attend an Interview.

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