Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation


Hyperloop One Joins PTI Conference

 14 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

The SVP of Worldwide Field Operations at Hyperloop One is joining this PTI’s second annual Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference, taking place in London on April 19-20, 2017.

Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

Whitepaper: Automation Fails, but can Win Big

  Edition Online     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling

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...

Friday Focus: Blockchain Will ‘Change Physical World’

 24 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

This Friday PTI is focusing on this blockchain interview between Arvind Krishna, IBM SVP of Hybrid Cloud, and Bloomberg at IBM InterConnect 2017

Evolving an Offering

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Only 36% of ports and terminals claim to have seen increased pressure from shipping lines in terms of the importance placed on automation and digitisation. However, the survey results certainly suggest...


Next Generation Training Tools

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

Whether it is a terminal truck driver, a hatch clerk, a vessel planner, or a shift manager; all contribute to a smooth and productive operation, and are continuously interacting with the various IT systems...

Demand-Driven Port Development

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training

The ultimate reason to develop ports is to stimulate exports or imports, not to satisfy shipping companies. However, most ports are very attentive to the demands of their customers – too attentive. Sure...

The Challenge of Fragmented Container Port Capacity

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

A very large port with a single terminal might appear top be an attractive operational option on the face of it, but this may result in inefficiency due to very long internal moves of containers between...

Something New For The Crane Retrofit Market

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

The TMdrive®-10e2-DP is intended for use in crane modernisation projects where the existing DC motors will be retained. It has the advantage of common hardware for both the AC and DC motors and an easy...

The New Era of Container Shipping

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Shipping

In the new era we see, vendors of solutions will date to venture out their niches and look for solutions that connect and interchange information in real time to provide actionable visibility and enable...