India, Austria Sign MoU on Ports Infrastructure Cooperation
G. K. Vasan, Indian Minister of Shipping, and Doris Bures, Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Technology Cooperation in the Shipping and Ports Infrastructure.
The Minister stated that the Realtime Kinematics (RTK) measurements of tides and currents for facilitations of berth to berth navigation in Gulf of Kutch and Gulf of Khambat could be developed with Austrian expertise, according to indiablooms.com.
“The new technologies for implementation of International Ship & Port Security code, use of radio frequency identification in logistics and transport planning and optical character recognition in terminals to speed up the processing of containers in and out are the areas where Austrian expertise could be utilized in India,” concluded Vasan.
Dredging Today Staff, October 3, 2012