Port of Hamburg’s High-Tech Storm Protection

 01 Mar 2016    Automation and Optimisation , Environment , Global Economy/Trade, Going Places, Mega Ship Ready, Port Governance, Port Planning, Ports

Siemens has released a video via YouTube which explores the flood defense system used by the Hamburg Port Authority to protect its port.

Giant flood defenses can be brought up and down in a matter of minutes in order to guard against extreme weather and flooding.

A key element of the defense solution is that it’s highly automation and therefore requires little engineering effort.

 

Technical Paper: Port of Hamburg: Smart Port