Speaker Profile
Technical Lead at Shipping Technology

David Woudenberg

As Technical Lead at Shipping Technology, David is responsible for the development of (semi)-autonomous sailing in inland shipping and also developing tools that generate value of data collected on board of inland barges for both owner and captain. This is done with a team of Data Engineers and Data Scientist from their office in Rotterdam.

With an academic background in Artificial Intelligence David Woudenberg started his career as a Data Scientist with Xomnia in Amsterdam. There, he was responsible for the autonomous sailing project which was done in cooperation with Shipping Factory, an inland shipping company. In 2018 the two companies started the joint venture Shipping Technology, here David became responsible for the development team as Technical Lead.


Digitalization & Technology

Oct 26 | 18:15 – 19:00 CEST
Innovation and Sustainability: How do digital innovations contribute to sustainability goals in Shipping? What are promising techniques and what are their challenges?

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YoungShip Rotterdam is honored to be hosting this year’s Shipcon event in our beautiful port city of Rotterdam and for the first time virtually globally.

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Great events need support and we’re proud that many of Rotterdam’s youth focused maritime organizations are supporting Shipcon 2021.