ABB Ports | Automating Container Terminals
ABB delivers automation and electrical systems for container and bulk cargo handling - from ship to gate.
A rapidly increasing number of container terminals across the globe rely on our systems and global support network when serving their customers in the world’s cargo hubs.
ABB’s systems and services help terminal operators meeting the challenge of larger ships, taller cranes and bigger volumes per call, and make terminal operations safer, greener and more productive.
ABB’s Remote Crane Operator Stories series has continued with Eric Gonzales, who works at Long Beach Container Terminal
ABB’s Remote Crane Operator Stories series has continued with Ben den Otter, an employee of APM Terminals’ Maasvlakte II
ABB’s Remote Crane Operator Stories series has begun with Jan Peeman, an employee of APM Terminals, who has moved containers for 13 years
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To avoid becoming a bottleneck, the yard needs to be equipped with the right solutions so that it can deliver the required increases in capacity and productivity while providing a cost efficient service for both waterside and landside operations. This is the yard challenge of the mega-age
We are living interesting times at the dawn of the next industrial revolution: Industry 4.0. How can container terminals be prepared for the era of cyber physical systems, the Internet of Things and the Internet of Services?
As the terminal industry is currently implementing automation technologies, increasingly equipped with remote operational capability, at the same time the industry is taking the first steps towards the fourth industrial revolution
See the first fully-automated terminal in the United States, LBCT in Long Beach, California in operation and learn interesting specifics about the terminal.
On this video the President of Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), Anthony Otto shares his vision and talks about his experiences on container terminal automation. LBCT is the first fully automated container terminal in the United States. ABB has delivered the crane control systems and crane automation for ship to shore cranes (STS), automatic stacking cranes (ASC) and intermodal yard cranes (IYC).
See the first remote operated STS cranes without driver’s cabin in operation at APM Terminals Maasvlakte 2 container terminal located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
The first automatic stacking cranes in Latin America are now in operation
The diesel engine is being challenged by new technology.
ABB has combined its strong tradition in robotics and the maritime technology to produce an automated shore charging arm, aimed at the growing number of electric vessels. It will be the world’s first shore side robotic charging arm when it is installed for HH Ferries on the route between Helsingør and Helsingborg.
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