Industry Sectors - Global Issues

CTAC19: Day Two in Review

 20 May 2019

The Container Terminal Automation Conference was a key forum for debate within the maritime automation community, bringing together industry leaders

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, 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



Project44 Unveils Supply Chain Visibility Deal

 24 May 2019

project44, the world’s leading advanced supply chain visibility platform for shippers and third party logistics firms (3PLs) has launched a new partnership with VisTracks designed to facilitate frictionless efficiency for stakeholders.

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


DP World CEO Meets Brazilian Government

 24 May 2019

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of leading terminal operator DP World, met with Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia this week, where they discussed investment and future trade growth.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


APMT Africa Terminal Prepares for Huge Upgrade

 22 May 2019

APM Terminals (APMT) has announced the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), Port of Onne, has invested in two new mobile harbor cranes (MHCs) from Liebherr, as it looks to handle increasing regional growth in container traffic

  Carriers, Global Issues, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


MOL Launches Big Data Analysis Innovation

 22 May 2019

apanese container shipping line MOL has released ‘Fleet Viewer’, an advanced application designed to enhance the collection and analysis of big shipping data.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Hamburg Sees Huge Jump in Atlantic Trade

 22 May 2019

The Port of Hamburg, the third biggest port in Europe and the 17th in the world, saw its TEU grow by 6.4% in the first quarter of 2019, according to its latest financial results.

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