Industry Sectors - Container Handling


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...

Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online     Container Handling, Global Issues

Load measurement specialist Strainstall articulate in detail all the major issues ports and terminals have to be aware of with the impending container weighing regulations in 2016

Norway First to Join HNS Shipping Treaty

 24 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Norway has become the first country to become a contracting state to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship

Outage Traps Long Beach Port Drivers

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Hundreds of trucks have been stranded after a power outage on April 20, 2017 at the Port of Long Beach in Los Angeles, America’s largest port, according to ABC 7 Eyewitness News.


RTG Strikes Houston Truck Driver

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus

A truck driver has died after a crane at a Port of Houston container facility hit him

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...