Hendrik BusshoffHendrik Bußhoff holds the current position of Head of Product Autonomous Solutions after having joined Wärtsilä Voyage in 2019 . As a trained navigator and Master mariner he looks back on years of experience in the maritime domain, specifically the merchant navy as well as the offshore industry, where he held various positions both onboard ships and ashore as a superintendent. During the last years he gained first-hand experience on the boom & bust in the traditional offshore oil & gas industry as well as the later emergence of the nascent offshore renewables industry, which particular has seen his direct involvement in commissioning some truly exciting ships and technology components.
The MAGPIE project – start streamlining a fragmented operation
The presentation introduces the involvement of Wärtsilä in the EU H2020 Port of Rotterdam-led MAGPIE project, scheduled to start in October 2021. It provides a brief overview of the problem, goals and major technological building blocks. From here, an outlook is provided into the transferability of MAGPIE elements into the wider short-sea shipping spectrum.