Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation

Royal HaskoningDHV Acquires Simulation Specialist

 16 Jan 2019

Consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV has announced the acquisition of Lanner, a software specialist in predictive simulation for industrial clients

  Automation and Optimisation, Shipping, Supply Chain



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



Automation Report Focuses on the Future of Workers

 16 Jan 2019

The International Transport Workers’ Federation and World Maritime University have announced the launch of a flagship report on automation

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Automation in 2018 e-Book

  Automation in 2018

This end of year e-book features exclusive papers from Cyberlogitec, Containerchain, Motorola and Manzanillo International Terminal

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Smart is the New Small

  Automation in 2018

Digital transformation has been bringing sweeping changes across all industries. In shipping, the evolution has been progressive but slow.

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


ZIM Levels Up Blockchain Initiative

 15 Jan 2019

Following the announcement of a blockchain pilot in November 2017, shipping company ZIM has tested the first ever paperless Bills-of-Lading platform as a solution for trade activities

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Kalmar to Drive Efficiency at Argentina Terminal

 15 Jan 2019

Kalmar has agreed to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with hybrid drivelines to Exolgan S.A, for use at its container terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus