Industry Sectors


Autonomous Yara Birkeland Ship Project Chooses Kalmar

 24 May 2018

The world's first autonomous and electric container vessel, Yara Birkeland, will use a fully digitalized container handling system from Kalmar to complete the Kongsberg project

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping


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


Abu Dhabi Terminals Bolsters Automation with N4 Update

 24 May 2018

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has successfully upgraded their TOS to the latest version of Navis’ N4 to further bolster their automation capabilities

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Oracle Becomes Part of HMM’s Technology Strategy

 24 May 2018

Oracle will develop a next-generation IT system built on cloud-based infrastructure for South Korean ocean carrier line HMM

  Carriers, Shipping


Port of Heysham Digitalizes with Hogia TOS

 24 May 2018

The port of Heysham’s RoRo terminal has digitized its operations with the installation of a Terminal Operating System (TOS) from Hogia, a smart IT system supplier for the transport industry

  Automation and Optimisation, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus


EU NAVFOR Holds Anti-Piracy Forum in Kenya

 24 May 2018

EU NAVFOR recently brought together EU and regional partners to focus on counter piracy and maritime security in efforts to build a more secure maritime environment

  Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain