Industry Sectors - Global Issues

Insight: Maritime Insurance Today

 18 Mar 2019

As the global logistics industry navigates the challenge of greater demand, the oft-under-reported maritime insurance sector finds itself in flux

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, 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


How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue

The barometer on the state of health of the dry bulk market is usually reflected in the performance of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is based on a composite of the Capesize, Panamax, Handy-size and...

  Global Issues


Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online

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

  Container Handling, Global Issues



Global Satellite Network Wins Billion Dollar Investment

 18 Mar 2019

OneWeb, a provider of satellite-based solutions, has raised US$1.25 billion in new capital to accelerate the development of a global communications network

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


DPW and Infor Partner for Global Supply Chain Platform

 18 Mar 2019

Infor has announced that leading terminal operator DP World has selected its GT Nexus Commerce Network to power a “Global Supply Chain Platform Initiative”

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


DP World Yet to Find US Opportunities

 18 Mar 2019

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, DP World has stated that while DP World has looked into the US for opportunities, the Dubai-based company is yet to find a truly profitable option

  Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance


Friday Focus: Formula 1 and Konecranes’ Port Simulator

 15 Mar 2019

Valtteri Bottas tries out tech experts’ automation training

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


The Female Pioneers at Colombo Port (Part 2)

 14 Mar 2019

Nilantha Ilangamuwa further explores the lives and work of the extraordinary women working at the Port of Colombo

  Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus