Rudinei WelterGraduated in Mechanical Engineering with specializations in technological innovation, with solid knowledge in innovation. Working in multinationals and startups, with emphasis on innovation management, open innovation and R&D projects. Proficiency and easy intersection with engineering, IT and business, integrating sustainability. Contributions to strategic designs of Technology Plans, sector-wide innovation solutions and digital transformation.
Case study: electrification of vessels in Brazilian inland navigation
Hidrovias was formed in order to integrate transport routes across South America. It currently operates on four strategic logistics routes: The North Brazil Corridor, the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway, the coastal shipping route between Porto Trombetas and Vila do Conde (Pará State), and the Port of Santos. This presentation provides a useful case study that assesses the performance of a hybrid vessel as a successful example of electrification. In the face of increasing global pressure to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainability, electrification emerges as a pivotal player in this changing landscape.