Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation


Quality of Data is Holding Back AI Development at Ports

 13 Dec 2017

Dr. Yvo Saanen, Commercial Director and Founder of TBA, has revealed how the shipping industry is blocking the benefits of AI all in a new interview

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus



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


Watch China’s Biggest Automated Terminal in Action

 15 Dec 2017

Chinese state media has published new video footage of the world's largest automated terminal — the fourth phase of the Yangshan deep-water port in Shanghai, that was opened at the start of this week

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



Port of LA on Track for 9 Million TEU Record

 14 Dec 2017

The Port of Los Angeles is on track to be the first Western Hemisphere port to exceed 9 million TEUs

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


Shipping Giants Back Standard to Stop Ship Cyber Attacks

 14 Dec 2017

Major maritime organisations are taking steps to protect against the threat of ship system errors and cyber-attacks by developing a standard

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Seven Projects Set to Change Port of Antwerp

 13 Dec 2017

The port of Antwerp has released a video that shows how it is going to invest $US1.8 million over the next three years into seven projects

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


Port of Long Beach to Smash 2016 Volume Record

 13 Dec 2017

Port of Long Beach, a fully automated gateway for trans-­Pacific trade on the west coast of the US, has reported that it will handle more than 7 million containers in 2017 for only the fourth time in its 106-year history.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


Cavotec Create Efficiency Gains for ZPMC

 11 Dec 2017

Cavotec has announced it has provided maintenance service for ZPMC by providing Radio Remote Control (RRC) units to serve its STS cranes in Morocco and China.

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus