Industry Sectors - Global Issues


PTI Conference Day Two: Hyperloop One Could Move Ports Offshore

 21 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

Ports appear to be entering an era where the largest must experiment with disruptive technologies to stay competitive

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

How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue     Global Issues

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...

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

Major Countries Make Digital Shipping Pact

 25 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Maritime authorities in Denmark, Singapore and Norway have taken a step towards global ship digitisation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on electronic certification


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...

Rotterdam Boosts Container Throughput

 18 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Rotterdam Port has recorded a substantial 8.8% growth in container volume, which it says is significantly above the market average, in the first quarter of 2017

Yemen’s Main Port at Risk of ‘Imminent’ Attack

 13 Apr 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Economist has reported that an assault on Hodeida, Yemen’s main trading port, is expected in the very near future