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Kuenz: A New Dawn for Crane Technology

 21 Aug 2017

David Moosbrugger, CEO of Kuenz, has discussed how the container handling environment is changing in an exclusive interview with Port Technology

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


SOLAS Information Every Shipper Should Know

 15 Aug 2017

Simon Everett, Managing Director at Strainstall, has discussed the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules with Port Technology in further detail

  Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain


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


Top Five Tips for Automated Terminals

 22 Aug 2017

When converting a manual container terminal to automation, there are five stages that need to be followed so that installing automated equipment and building the infrastructure goes to plan

  Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance


Western Europe Fruit Trade Gains Lifting Power

 22 Aug 2017

The Dutch logistic service provider Kloosterboer, which specialises in moving temperature controlled food products in Western Europe, has ordered a new mobile harbour crane and reachstacker from Liebherr Maritime Cranes

  Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


MPA and IBM Complete Traffic Control Trial

 22 Aug 2017

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and American computer company IBM have piloted three new analytics-based modules to improve management of Singapore's growing vessel traffic

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping