David Woudenberg

Technical Lead
Shipping Technology

Graduated in Major in Artificial Intelligence 6.9/10 and Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence 8.1/10 (Cum Laude) at the University of Amsterdam, David has developed himself during the years into an extremely high qualified and reputable Scientist. In his function as Lead Autonomous at Shipping Technology David Woudenberg is technically responsible for all autonomous projects. At this time his priority is aimed at autonomous shipping in the inland shipping sector. He concerns himself with transforming the Factofour (a Shipping Factory container vessel) into the first autonomous inland shipping vessel. Together with his highly qualified team he is focusing on the progress in the development towards Shipping Technology products and applications. Nowadays he is focusing on connecting the first 75 inland vessels to the Shipping Technology System. Already five are successfully collecting data.


Data Exchange & Standardisation with Applications & API’s
30th March 2021, 12:45PM – 1:45PM BST
Standardisation of data has become one of the most talked about issues in the maritime industry, and it remains fundamental to port digitalization. Associations like the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) and Terminal Industry Committee (TIC 4.0) are striding forward with the development of standards across the industry and how these fit with existing Applications and APIs is a crucial next step. This session will look at what progress has been made and how current technologies can be utilized to improve operational efficiencies.