Industry Sectors - Carriers


Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

Next Generation Training Tools

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

Whether it is a terminal truck driver, a hatch clerk, a vessel planner, or a shift manager; all contribute to a smooth and productive operation, and are continuously interacting with the various IT systems...

Demand-Driven Port Development

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training

The ultimate reason to develop ports is to stimulate exports or imports, not to satisfy shipping companies. However, most ports are very attentive to the demands of their customers – too attentive. Sure...

The Challenge of Fragmented Container Port Capacity

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

A very large port with a single terminal might appear top be an attractive operational option on the face of it, but this may result in inefficiency due to very long internal moves of containers between...

Something New For The Crane Retrofit Market

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers

The TMdrive®-10e2-DP is intended for use in crane modernisation projects where the existing DC motors will be retained. It has the advantage of common hardware for both the AC and DC motors and an easy...


The New Era of Container Shipping

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Shipping

In the new era we see, vendors of solutions will date to venture out their niches and look for solutions that connect and interchange information in real time to provide actionable visibility and enable...

US Port Expresses Carrier Alliance Optimism

 23 Mar 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Port of Oakland expects the upcoming changes in container shipping to cause 'little disruption' when the Ocean and THE alliances come into effect on April 1, 2017, as the industry undergoes consolidation and carrier lines cut excess vessel capacity to trim costs

Rolls-Royce and MacGregor to Explore Autonomous Containerships

 23 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Rolls-Royce and MacGregor, part of Cargotec, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on research and development to explore the impact of developments in autonomy for cargo ship navigation and cargo systems onboard containerships

Maersk Offers Concessions for Hamburg Süd Merger

 23 Mar 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

Maersk Line has offered concessions to EU antitrust regulators in an attempt to get approval for the takeover of German rival Hamburg Sud and gain the strength the 2M carrier line network needs to take on the Ocean and THE alliances when they form this year

Saftey Initiatives Are The Prime Tool in Risk Mitigation

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping

It may seem rare that common ship handling and cargo loading operations result in major incidents. However, when such circumstances do arise, the financial and commercial consequences can be significant....