Industry Sectors - Health and Safety


Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

Peru Flooding: Hapag-Lloyd Sends Aid As Death Toll Rises

 24 Mar 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it is supporting the relief efforts in Peru after abnormal levels of rain have claimed the lives of up to 80 people and destroyed 100,000 homes

Damen Delivers Panama Canal Interceptor Vessels

 24 Mar 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection

The National Air and Naval Service of Panama (Servicio Nacional Aeronaval - SENAN) has taken delivery of four Interceptor 1102 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group

Watch: Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed

 24 Mar 2017     Health and Safety, Shipping

An animation video shows the complex and delicate process of the salvage operation to raise the Sewol ferry in South Korea

Port of Rotterdam to Reveal Ground-Breaking CO₂ Study

 23 Mar 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has found it is possible to reduce CO₂ emissions by up to 98% after commissing a study aiming to turn Rotterdam’s port area into a frontrunner in the current energy transition


Underwater Drones Gaining Market Depth

 23 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Signs that the underwater drone market is growing have surfaced as Aquabotix Technology Corporation, a six-year old underwater robotics company, is looking to raise investment after industry analysts estimated the sector’s worth as approximately US$4 billion in 2020.

Saftey Initiatives

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping

It may seem rare that common ship handling and cargo loading operations result in major incidents. However, when such circumstances do arise, the financial and commercial consequences can be significant....

TT Club Fights Preventable Cargo Dangers

 21 Mar 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

TT Club, provider of insurance and related risk management services, is promoting a newly launched compliance campaign to highlight the dangers of not adopting the CTU Code

Robbers Target Maersk

 21 Mar 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Three incidents of robbery against ships in Asia have been reported to the piracy and armed robbery data exchange ReCAAP ISC, including one case involving the Maersk Aegean tanker in Singapore

The Problems of Emissions In Ports

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The ports industry is one of the most competitive in the world, a crucial part of keeping out economy thriving, it employs thousands of people around the globe. Their will always be a need for ports: every...