Industry Sectors

CTAC19: Day Two in Review

 20 May 2019

The Container Terminal Automation Conference was a key forum for debate within the maritime automation community, bringing together industry leaders

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Free Paper: Wireless Networks for Terminals

 16 May 2019

PTI has published an exclusive paper from Matthias Jablonowski, Nokia, who explores how advanced networks are supporting the evolution of terminal operations

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


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


Project44 Unveils Supply Chain Visibility Deal

 24 May 2019

project44, the world’s leading advanced supply chain visibility platform for shippers and third party logistics firms (3PLs) has launched a new partnership with VisTracks designed to facilitate frictionless efficiency for stakeholders.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


PSA Completes Gdansk Purchase

 24 May 2019

Singaporean terminal operator PSA International, along with Polish Development Fund (PFR), has announced has formally acquired DCT Gdansk, the largest container terminal in Poland.

  Carriers, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus