Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation

CTAC19: Day Two in Review

 20 May 2019

The Container Terminal Automation Conference was a key forum for debate within the maritime automation community, bringing together industry leaders

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Free Paper: Wireless Networks for Terminals

 16 May 2019

PTI has published an exclusive paper from Matthias Jablonowski, Nokia, who explores how advanced networks are supporting the evolution of terminal operations

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


42km of Connected Complexity: Operating in the Digital Future

  Ports of the Future

This paper describes how Rotterdam is aiming to be the smartest port in the world, explaining some of its vision and activities in relation to digital technology. But what exactly is a smart port?

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, 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



MOL Launches Big Data Analysis Innovation

 22 May 2019

apanese container shipping line MOL has released ‘Fleet Viewer’, an advanced application designed to enhance the collection and analysis of big shipping data.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


ABB to Power First Hydrogen-Powered Vessel

 21 May 2019

ABB, a provider of digital technologies and solutions, has announced that it will provide a power and propulsion solution for the world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


APAC to Invest Billions in AI Systems

 21 May 2019

The Asia-Pacific region’s spending on AI-based systems and technology is expected to reach $5.5 billion in 2019, according to a new report

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Nokia to Build 5G Network in Qatar

 20 May 2019

Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading communications provider, has agreed a deal with Nokia for the development of a 5G cloud native network in Doha

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Supply Chain


Friday Focus: Rotterdam’s Container Exchange Route

 17 May 2019

Rotterdam has commenced the construction of its Container Exchange Route and, in the first of a series of videos, looks at what the project means

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