VASCO (for “Véhicule Automatisé Supervisé” ie. Automatic & Supervised Vehicle for Containers) aims at developing the first 100% automated system with guidance without any infrastructure for the transfer of containers in port terminals.
The purpose of the project expects to drastically improve terminal productivity, reduce operating costs and minimize downtime ships in dock and thus, bring new activity to the port terminals in the hexagon.
Project of research and development structuring for competitiveness (French PSPC), VASCO is funding within the French program “Investissements d’Avenir” (i.e. Investments for the Future), established by Bpifrance.
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