Celebrating International Women in Maritime Day
Check out the infographic on Africa Marrero to celebrate the International Women in Maritime Day. Africa infografic Word for newsletter.docx Africa Marrero Ports and Maritime Researcher at Cenit
“Evolution of Demand Models: A glance at agent and activity-based models”
A new course on Demand Modeling Traditional transport demand models; 4 stage models, have evolved from trip-based to tour-based to activity-based models. Activity-based models assume that a person’s need to travel is based on what activities they are involved in. The...
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According to the Institute for Mobility Research in Berlin (IFMO), 18- to 30-year-olds have no interest in owning a car, due to a greater regard for the environment as well as a shift in needs and priorities. Public transport, carsharing services and UBER are the...
Investigating the Impact of Information Sharing in Human Activity Recognition
Do you ever wonder how your smartwatch or smartphone can differentiate between walking and jogging while tracking your exercise routine? This aspect is known as Human Activity Recognition (HAR) and is based on the analysis of various sensors’ data including GPS,...
Barcelona’s SuperBlocks: Urban Space and Mobility – a Cost Benefit Analysis Perspective
Air pollution has been described as the “new tobacco” by the head of the World Health Organization. In fact over 90% of the world’s population suffers toxic air and research is increasingly revealing the profound impacts on the health of people, especially children.
CENIT leads Living Lab for CrowdSensing System in Barcelona
Crowd management has taken on a renewed importance in our cities following the outbreak of Covid-19 in autumn 2019. Along with important economic and social changes we have also seen our mobility and safety in urban spaces compromised.
Emerging trends define future role of Ports
In 1966, the first container liner service from the US to the Dutch city of Rotterdam started and with it we witnessed the birth of international container shipping. The ensuing success of containerization not only changed the face of shipping, but also revolutionized world trade.
V Congreso de Innovación Logística
En 2021, y con la colaboración de ADL y BCL, el Congreso de Innovación Logística se dará en un formato híbrido con una convocatoria sin precedentes.
CENIT develops National Maritime Policy and Strategy for Trinidad and Tobago
The consultancy financed by the Inter-American Development Bank for the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has been successfully delivered by CENIT and fellow research partners; CPCS Canada and Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.
The Port of Barcelona finances PhD positions
The Port of Barcelona signs agreement with CENIT and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) to finance 3 PhD positions.
PIONEERS on Greening of European Ports
CENIT joins an international consortium of 46 partners led by the Port of Antwerp to form a leading voice on the Greening of European Ports.