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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    Philippe Rigo – Belgium
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    Chairman
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    Jasna Muskatirovic – Serbia
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    Secretary
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    Leonel A. Temer – Argentina
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    Jürgen Trögl – Austria
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    Michael Fastenbauer – Austria
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    Akula Nidarshan – Belgium
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    Jean-Michel Hiver – Belgium
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    Stefan Devocht – Belgium
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    Adalberto Tokarski – Brazil
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    José Renato Ribas Fialho – Brazil
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    Mitko Toshev - Bulgaria
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    Denitsa Mateva - Bulgaria
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    Alternate Member
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    Luc Boisclair – Canada
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    Jim Athanasiou – Canada
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    Alternate Member
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    Raphaël Wisselmann – CCNR
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    Member
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    Gensheng Zhao – China
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    YP-Member
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    Wu Peng – China
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    Member
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    Yun Li – China
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    Alternate Member
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    Fabio Zapata – Colombia
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    Member
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    Carlos José González España – Colombia
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    Expert
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    Jorge Enrique Sáenz-Samper – Colombia
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    Expert
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    Tero Sikiö – Finland
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    Benoît Deleu – France
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    Fabrice Daly – France
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    Holger Schüttrumpf – Germany
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    Reza Saffari – Iran
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    Masaru Suzuki – Japan
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    Lee Choong Hyo – South Korea
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    Otto Koedijk – the Netherlands
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    Ricardo Miguel Obregón Montes – Peru
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    Evgeny Brodsky – Russia
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    Ljubisa Mihajlovic – Serbia
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    Ignacio Sanchidrián Vidal – Spain
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    Rodrigo García Orera – Spain
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    Fran Littlewood – UK
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    Jim Stirling – UK
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    Brian Tetreault – USA
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    Member
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    José E. Sánchez – USA
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    Member
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    Ton Nu Thi Thanh Yen – Vietnam
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    Member