The 14th IALA Symposium

Enhanced Maritime Safety and Efficiency by Connectivity
on 12 – 16 April 2021 Rotterdam | Netherlands


The 14th IALA Symposium, 12 – 16 April 2021 | ONLINE

The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management together with IALA and the City of Rotterdam are the host organizations for the 14th IALA Symposium from 12 – 16 April 2021. It will be a fully online symposium and broadcasted live to you from the city of Rotterdam. This event will be the first symposium in its kind combining the topics modern Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) and the implementation of maritime services under the e-Navigation concept.

Hosting city Rotterdam, one of the largest and busiest ports in the world, is the location par excellence as the maritime capital of Europe, where these developments have become a reality and are progressing.

This IALA Symposium provides in a unique 5-day online programme full of opportunities for organizational, operational, technical and industrial maritime managers and experts from all over the world to present, share knowledge and discuss innovative developments that contribute to the safe, efficient, secure navigation of shipping and to cooperation between various stakeholders in the maritime domain.

We look forward to seeing you online in April 2021.

Cora van Nieuwenhuizen

Cora van Nieuwenhuizen

Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management
Brigit Gijsbers

Brigit Gijsbers

Deputy Director-General for Aviation and Maritime Affairs | Director Maritime Affairs | Member of the IALA Council for the Netherlands
Francis Zachariae

Francis Zachariae

IALA Secretary-General / Secrétaire Général
Ahmed Aboutaleb

Ahmed Aboutaleb

Mayor of the City of Rotterdam