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Table 8 Average change in cost savings due to the variation of influence parameters

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

Influence factors Water depth (m) Days of navigation suspension Lock passage Rhine income (%) VT route length (km) Departure intervals (h)
Variations  − 1.5 22 60 2 8 60% 30% 520 812 12 20
Change in savings  − 2.3%  − 1.1%  − 3.1%  − 6.2%  − 24.7%  − 48%  − 84% 51% 56%  − 8.8%  − 19%