Industry Sectors - Automation and Optimisation


PTI’s Latest AI & Automation Edition

 12 Jun 2017

PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Exclusive: US Port Report 2016 Released

 08 Jun 2017

Port Technology is proud to publish the latest US Port Report for 2016 with partner Descartes Datamyne

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping


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


DP World Australia Invests in Simulators

 23 Jun 2017

DP World Australia's Melbourne terminal, the largest container terminal in Australia, is deploying new Vortex Port Equipment Simulators from CM Labs as part of an operator training program

  Automation and Optimisation, Port & Maritime Training


Infographic: Problems with the Ocean Supply Chain

 22 Jun 2017

The infographic below has been produced as part of a new BPI survey ‘Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain: Innovation That's Driving Maritime Operational Transformation’, carried out in coordination with Navis and XVELA — both part of Cargotec's Kalmar business area

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain



Lack of Ocean Supply Chain Technology Creating Inefficiencies

 22 Jun 2017

A new BPI survey has found that a lack of cross-industry collaboration and inefficiencies in ocean supply chain technology is creating costly inefficiencies

  Automation and Optimisation, Shipping, Supply Chain


University Expands Autonomy in Marine Research with New Drone

 22 Jun 2017

University Of Gothenburg has chosen Kongsberg Maritime's 'state-of-the-art' HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to expand Sweden's capabilities in the field of marine research using unmanned platforms

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping


Blockchain Alliance Fights Fake Drug Shipments

 22 Jun 2017

A new alliance between port logistics specialist 1-Stop Connections and TBSx3 is integrating blockchain into security architecture to prevent fake medicines from reaching public consumption

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Alibaba Carrier Line Partnership Trend Continues

 21 Jun 2017

Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, to provide booking for sea freight services online and cater for the needs of smaller volume shippers by allowing them to search for freight rates and reserve cargo space on the Alibaba.com platform directly

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Shipping


Hyperloop a Reality in Only Four Years

 21 Jun 2017

South Korea has commissioned Hanyang University to make Elon Musk's super-speed vision of vacuum tube transportation – Hyperloop – a reality by 2021

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Supply Chain