Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation


PTI Conference Day Two: Hyperloop One Could Move Ports Offshore

 21 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

Ports appear to be entering an era where the largest must experiment with disruptive technologies to stay competitive

PTI Conference Day One: INTTRA on Disruption from Digitization

 20 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Many major players in the ocean freight supply chain risk being left behind as more operations become automated

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...

Dublin’s Most Advanced Terminal to Upgrade Automation

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Dublin Ferryport terminals (DFT) has made an order for Kalmar's AutoRTG System as part of a program to invest in the latest technologies and support expected growth of around 20% over the next five years

Palm Beach Expands Reefer Terminal

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping

A US$4 million plan to demolish an office building to create more storage space for American company Tropical Shipping has been approved by the Port of Palm Beach


Watch: Simulation-as-a-Service Developed for Maritime Sector

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Shipping

Simwave has chosen technology developer Kongsberg as its sole simulation supplier and partner for the development of a new ‘state-of-the-art’ facility designed to deliver maritime simulation as a service

Third Largest US Port Ramping Up Operations

 21 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) successfully handled a record number of container volumes without disruption to its customers following an upgrade of its terminal system in January 2017

Watch: Hyperloop One Dream Becoming Reality in US

 20 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Hyperloop One, a transport innovator with a keynote speaker at PTI's Container Terminal Automation Conference, recently joined leading policymakers and transportation experts to reveal details of select Hyperloop routes in the US and to initiate a nationwide conversation about the future of American transportation

New Tech Paper: Blockchain Technology for Ports

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries

Blockchain Technology for Ports

    Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

This paper examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries. DLT has the potential to drastically change the...