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PTI’s Latest AI & Automation Edition

 12 Jun 2017

PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Exclusive: US Port Report 2016 Released

 08 Jun 2017

Port Technology is proud to publish the latest US Port Report for 2016 with partner Descartes Datamyne

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping


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



China Lifts Barriers to Foreign Investment

 28 Jun 2017

China will use a 'negative list' management approach for all foreign investment to open up more sectors and further relax restrictions for foreign businesses

  Global Issues, Supply Chain


London Gateway Reconfigures MSC Route

 28 Jun 2017

MSC’s West Africa Service has started calling at DP World London Gateway with the MSC Sabrina the first vessel to call at the UK’s most integrated logistics facility on the reconfigured service

  Carriers, Port Planning & Finance, Supply Chain


Konecranes Reveals Meaning of Mysterious ‘A’

 28 Jun 2017

Konecranes has revealed the thinking behind the ‘A’ it has been promoting in the build up to this year’s TOC Europe: to introduce three automation-related technologies to the container handling industry

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Supply Chain


Wednesday Wisdom: Protecting Commerce Intelligently

 28 Jun 2017

This week's Wednesday Wisdom, an interesting extract from one of PTI's technical papers, comes from Paul Simpson, Vice President & General Manager, Ports & Border Solutions at L-3 Security & Detection Systems

  Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


MacGregor and ESL Develop Autonomous Discharging Solution

 28 Jun 2017

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and ESL Shipping Oy, part of Aspo Plc, have agreed to jointly develop and test an autonomous discharging feature on MacGregor bulk handling cranes

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping