Industry Sectors

Royal HaskoningDHV Acquires Simulation Specialist

 16 Jan 2019

Consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV has announced the acquisition of Lanner, a software specialist in predictive simulation for industrial clients

  Automation and Optimisation, Shipping, Supply Chain



42km of Connected Complexity: Operating in the Digital Future

  Ports of the Future

This paper describes how Rotterdam is aiming to be the smartest port in the world, explaining some of its vision and activities in relation to digital technology. But what exactly is a smart port?

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, Supply Chain


Securing Future Ports with Multi-Level Cyber Security

  Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

With about 90% of world trade carried by the international shipping industry. Ports are vital to the flow of commodities and capital worldwide. Terrorism that interrupts the flow of goods may have a severe...

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


Are TOS Systems Efficient Enough for SMTs?

  The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

SMT's show strong willingness to change and improve, but they need to do so with little investment, and limited impact. Not only do they need pre-configured software, but they also need a provider who comes...

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training



Whitepaper: Automation Fails, but can Win Big

  Edition Online

Daniel Reiss, President of Automated Terminal Systems, and Dr Joseph H. Discenza have composed a joint whitepaper exploring how automation “does not deliver on its promises” yet, if it follows the correct...

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue

The barometer on the state of health of the dry bulk market is usually reflected in the performance of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is based on a composite of the Capesize, Panamax, Handy-size and...

  Global Issues


Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online

Load measurement specialist Strainstall articulate in detail all the major issues ports and terminals have to be aware of with the impending container weighing regulations in 2016

  Container Handling, Global Issues


Rotterdam-China Rail Transport Still Growing

 16 Jan 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has shared a new assessment of rail as a transport option, highlighting how the freight network has becoming increasingly popular

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Automation Report Focuses on the Future of Workers

 16 Jan 2019

The International Transport Workers’ Federation and World Maritime University have announced the launch of a flagship report on automation

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain