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Table 1 Minimum manning requirements

From: A comparison of the application potential of waterborne platooning for the Danube and the Rhine corridors

Role Class V Class IV
A1 B A1 B
Boat master 1 2 1 2
Helmsman 1 1   
Boatman   1 1 1
Apprentice 1 1 1 1
Total Required crew size 3 5 3 4
Annual crew size reduction by implementation of VT technology 0 4 0 2
  1. The first bold numbers are the total crew members that are required according to the current regulations. The second bold line deals with the possible crew reduction if the VT technology is applied