PTI Edition 66 - 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition; 20 Interviews celebrating IAPH and the opening of Maasvlakte II
Papers in this edition:
An exclusive Q&A with Terex' Klaus Hoffmann where he discusses the opportunities and challenges in the port and terminal industry
How does laser technology and automation interrelate in ports? PEMA offers expert insight, answering how the choice of sensor is vital for optimised operations
Writing out of Dubai, Peter Ford looks into how the region works with the biggest ships in the world
PTI exclusively interviews Jason Hyeon of CyberLogitec
PTI interview Reimund Gluckhardt of Stemmann-Technik in a wide ranging Q&A
Chief Operating Officer of Transas Marine Christopher Loizou answers pressing questions from PTI
VP of Navis Andy Barrons explains that "we need to do better as an industry"
A Q&A with Konecranes Port Cranes Global Automation Sales specialist Thomas Gylling emphasising the 'New-Era' of port operations
MD of HAROPA PORTS (Le Havre, Rouen and Paris) explains the history of HAROPA and how the company is tackling mega-ships and expanding with a multimodal terminal
IP-based surveillance systems are incredibly useful for port authorities in enabling them to manage routine operations in a more efficient way, find out more here
Whilst technological advances undoubtedly provide greater operational efficiencies and opportunities for port and terminal operators to mitigate their exposure to theft and fraud, unfortunately they equally benefit criminal organisations.
An organisational feature from security specialist Dahua
An insight into how TOS systems can optimise beyond the container trade
Mike Bradley of the Wolfson Centre highlights safe biomass handling practices
Eye-opening overview of the environmental program at the Port of Prince Rupert, Canada
An organisational feature from Musco Lighting
Olaf Merk looks into how ports can unify operations and create a more sustainable future for them and their communities
Simulation has become increasingly important in an era of mega-ships and massive port development projects, here the MSRC of explains their vital importance
New vessel classes force a review of terminals. Therefore all parties have to come to an agreement on updated operational procedures, which might include defining training programs for masters, officers and pilots prior to the access of new vessels.
How can OR and algorithms change ports and terminals, a paper that defines the meaning of optimisation
How 'plug-ins' can optimise TOS operations and fill the gaps left where operators are left to make complex decisions in little time
Is the automating of port terminals the Holy Grail, or is a more delicate balance between people, process and technology wrapped in a layer of intelligence that elusive factor which will provide the next breakthrough in our industry?
In the era of mega-ships, ports are dredging berths and expanding in size, however industry crane giants such as Liebherr are also pioneering for a diverse client base in tackling mega-ships
An insight into how Chinese operations are unique in the safe handling of containers
As can be seen, laser sensors have and will in the future be a transformative technology in the evolution of container ports. Currently there is significant debate regarding the feasibility and safety of driverless cars. Little by little the idea is gaining traction and in ten years’ time it is likely that manned and unmanned vehicles will coexist on our roads.
Special feature insight into sound contemporary automation practice from TOS creators RBS
An exceptional insight into sustainable dredging projects from the seminal voice in dredging, CEDA
A review of international shipping policy and the awareness of environmentally friendly measures by Sermelo duo
Matthew Gore demystifies freight rates, looking at premium services and the influence of large vessels, alliances and big names such as Maersk
Exclusive interview with Peter Selwyn of Navicom Dynamics in which he covers sound port operations and Navicom's offerings