Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stabilizing flights allocation to gates – The FOS concept applied to Schiphol

The First Order Stability (FOS) concept Every airport has to deal with the problem of allocating flights to airport gates, under a set of objectives and constraints. In practice, this problem is solved one day in advance, based on the … Continue reading

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Jump start for Transport Appraisal Network

Researchers from various European research institutes successfully launched the European Network for Transport Appraisal Research at Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Leeds. Beginning 2014 the idea emerged starting a network to intensify the cooperation between Delft University of Technology, KTH … Continue reading

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Inter Terminal Transport At Maasvlakte

To match the growth of container transportation (in the range of 10% in the last years), Port of Rotterdam expanded to a new area, Maasvlakte 2. This is a large area reclaimed from sea, for which construction works started in … Continue reading

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Business Tour of Transport Engineering 2014 – Project Management

With this blog we would like to give a picture of project management in the role of transport and planning used in Boskalis and DB Schenker. As mentioned in the previous blog post, the differences between these companies, as well as … Continue reading

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Automated driving : an introduction – part 1

Automated driving, what is it and why should we care about it? Well, answer is simple, its about safety, about comfort and about efficiency. Seat belts were the first safety systems built in cars and to this date have been … Continue reading

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