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Smart Bollard increases safety for moored cruise ships

High wind caused lines to break from cruise ship at port in Rome. Exactly to avoid these situations we invented the Smart Bollard!
Earlier this month, a moored cruise ship encountered difficulties due to strong winds. The bow line broke, causing the ship to drift away and the gangways to fall into the water.

To get a better understanding of mooring forces and to increase safety at berth, we developed the Smart Bollard in partnership with Port of Rotterdam. Smart Bollards provide real-time load monitoring of the vessel, which increases safety for operators and assets, helps to avoid unsafe situations and allows targeted use of measures when needed. Overall, the use of Smart Bollards can help improve safety and efficiency at cruise ports or container terminals. Additionally, the cumulative data collected by the Smart Bollards can be used for port improvement projects, as well as continuous improvement of operations and processes.

Cruise Ports and Cruise companies, watch this video and you know why you should install Smart Bollards in your ports!

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