On November 15, 2017, the first meeting of the NSW-Plus project with the project's associated partners took place at ISL Bremen. In addition to the project partners, representatives of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure from Bonn, Mr. Bethke, from the Cuxhaven Havariekommando, Mr. Wodzich, the Port Authority Bremen, Mr. Kraft and the German Shipowner Association of Hamburg, Kapt. Langbein, were present. All participants agreed to bring their expertise to the benefit of the NSW-Plus project. During the meeting, the project with its objectives and pilot applications was presented and discussed, and the future cooperation with the associated partners was coordinated.