Categories: BusinessPublished On: 30.04.2019256 words1.3 min read

The appointment of Bob Post, Richard Willis and Kris Kosmala will help spearhead Royal HaskoningDHV’s new Smart Ports offering. 

Royal HaskoningDHV has welcomed three new key strategic hires to head up the company’s new Smart Ports consultancy in its Maritime business. Bob Post, Kris Kosmala and Richard Willis bring with them a wealth of experience, that will help in positioning a more comprehensive set of innovative new technologies to help ports become smarter.

As part of Royal HaskoningDHV’s new Smart Ports offering, the company provides digital port solutions consultancy for new and existing ports in three distinct areas – Smart Asset Management, Smart Port and Terminal Operations and Smart Port Design.  This will ultimately enable the company’s clients around the world to streamline their port operations.

Craig Huntbatch, Business Line Director, Maritime and Aviation, Royal HaskoningDHV commented: “Over the past few years, the focus of most port authorities and operators has shifted towards improving the efficiency of their operations. The concept of Smart Ports has a large role to play in this field – from the use of sensors to forecast maintenance requirements, right through to terminal automation and the potential for digital twins of port operations.”

Nicola Clay, Smart Ports Director said: “I’m delighted to welcome Bob, Kris and Richard to the team and am confident that we will continue to grow our capabilities in this area over the coming months as a result.”

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