Bulgarian NEWADA duo Partner EAEMDR hosts second Stakeholder Workshop

14. 10. 2014, enews

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The second and last national stakeholder workshop organized by NEWADA duo partner EAEMDR took place on 2 October in the premises of Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River in Ruse, Bulgaria.

The event gathered key stakeholders active in the inland waterway sector in Bulgaria; among those were high-level officials, the deputy regional governor, experts from the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, the Executive Agency Maritime Administration, ship owners, skippers, the media, NEWADA duo team members from Slovakia, Romania, as well NEWADA duo project manager, Barbara Keri.

The hosts presented some of the project’s main achievements and a live demonstration in real time of specialized software for marking plans and the fairway information portal (FIS-portal) gave the audience a broader view on the latest developments in NEWADA services. The skippers expressed special interest on about electronic navigational chart (ENC) with depth information, another of the services presented. The FIS portal as a one-stop-shop for navigation-related information was particularly appreciated.

The event was a great success and the auditorium expressed their great satisfaction on the results reached so far and wished the NEWADA duo team future successful projects following this one.

Source & Editorial: EAEMDR & NEWADA duo

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