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Fourth NOVIMAR General Assembly held in Karlsruhe
The fourth General Assembly (GA) took place on 23 May 2019 and was hosted by Marlo. The most important result is the decision from the GA to continue with the project. Having all needed information presented, the General Assembly unanimously decided to proceed with the project.
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VIDEO: A look inside the Vessel Train
An insight in the work being done by NOVIMAR partner Argonics.
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Inland waterway passage scenario Vessel Train discussed
On 9 April 2019 representatives of Rijkswaterstaat (Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management), Province North-Holland and NOVIMAR discussed the scenario of a vessel train making a passage on the Maxima Channel from the Dutch town Veghel to the river Maas. In this scenario the vessel train passes several bridges and the Empel lock. 
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VIDEO: Meet our maritime professionals
Filmed during the fourth General Assembly on 23 May 2019 in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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Further expansion of the Stakeholder Community
Recently the NOVIMAR-team has had the pleasure to welcome new stakeholders to the Vessel Train-community. With the project running midways, fresh insights were gained while meeting with professionals from the maritime and insurance industry..
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Live interview with the new project coordinator at the Maritime Industry fair
The new project coordinator of NOVIMAR, Danitsja van Heusden – van Winden, discussed the project during a live streaming interview initiated by the Scheepsvaartkrant at the Maritime Industry fair 2019 in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. Seven partners of the project also presented themselves during the fair.
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'Deltares’ role in NOVIMAR is to define
a water depth chart using CoVadem data for determining the vessel train’s optimal route. We gain new insights in the behaviour of waterways and how to combine different data sources. This helps us in developing smart tools for inland shipping sector and society.'

Rolien van der Mark

expert on navigability of inland waterways, Deltares

VIDEO: Simulating the Vessel Train 
An insight in the simulations performed by NOVIMAR partner DST situated in Duisburg, Germany.
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NOVIMAR 1st periodic review meeting successful
The NOVIMAR project is well on track in finding solutions to expand and optimize the shortsea and inland waterborne transport chain by means of the vessel train.
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VIDEO: Meet the NOVIMAR partners
During the third NOVIMAR General Assembly in Antwerp several partners gave their view on the project.
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Steering Committee
November 2019
Paris, France
Fifth General Assembly 
April/May 2020
Gothenburg, Sweden
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and Innovation programme under grant agreement No 723009
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