Inland Navigation Commission (InCom)

InCom is in charge of the activities of PIANC in the field of inland waterways (IWW), including inland navigation (ships, ports, etc.); inland infrastructure (locks, movable weirs, flood protection barriers, etc., including electro- mechanical components of the equipment); numerical and physical hydraulic modelling; river engineering and river morphodynamics, including dredging aspects; river and canal management; economy of IWW; environmental issues related to IWW, including vessel-river interactions; inland port design and management; inland transportation and logistic (RIS - River Information Services, AIS, modelling of IWW, IWT Policy, etc.); maintenance & inspection of IWW; and operation, management of IWW (asset management, etc.).  

In addition, InCom networks with waterways stakeholders and international organisations/commissions (CCNR, MRC, etc.) to reach PIANC’s strategic goals and organises and supports the PIANC-SMART Rivers Conferences.  

Philippe Rigo
Chairperson

InCom Working Group Reports

Click on the link below to find an overview of already published InCom WG-reports.

Members

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    Akula Nidarshan – Belgium
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    Adalberto Tokarski – Brazil
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    José Renato Ribas Fialho – Brazil
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    Jim Athanasiou – Canada
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    Reza Saffari – Iran
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    Takahiro Sugano – Japan
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    Kim Seung-Woo – South Korea
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    Lee Choong Hyo – South Korea
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    Ricardo Miguel Obregón Montes – Peru
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    Fran Littlewood – UK
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    Brian Ball – USA
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    Ton Nu Thi Thanh Yen – Vietnam
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