Industry Sectors - Global Issues


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



Rotterdam-China Rail Transport Still Growing

 16 Jan 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has shared a new assessment of rail as a transport option, highlighting how the freight network has becoming increasingly popular

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Kuenz FREERIDER – The next Level of RTG

  Edition Online

The industry knows that we have the expertise in building rail mounted container cranes and we want to fulfill the customers demand for a wider product range. This demand has resulted in the Kuenz Information...

  Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


UK Government Suffers Crushing Brexit Defeat

 16 Jan 2019

EU urges clarity as May’s deal is roundly rejected

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


CMA CGM Invests in Urban Agriculture

 16 Jan 2019

The world’s fourth largest ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced that it will support the financial and industrial development of Agricool, a company specializing in “urban agriculture”

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping


ZIM Levels Up Blockchain Initiative

 15 Jan 2019

Following the announcement of a blockchain pilot in November 2017, shipping company ZIM has tested the first ever paperless Bills-of-Lading platform as a solution for trade activities

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain