Industry Sectors - Health and Safety


PTI’s Latest AI & Automation Edition

 12 Jun 2017

PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Maersk IT Systems Down After ‘Petya’ Global Cyber Attack

 27 Jun 2017

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk has confirmed that its IT systems are down due to a massive cyber attack that has hit major firms, airports and government departments across Europe

  Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping


Blockchain Alliance Fights Fake Drug Shipments

 22 Jun 2017

A new alliance between port logistics specialist 1-Stop Connections and TBSx3 is integrating blockchain into security architecture to prevent fake medicines from reaching public consumption

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Hamburg Süd Ugrades for Pharmaceutical Reefer Market

 21 Jun 2017

Hamburg Süd is meeting transportation requirements for pharmaceutical products specified by the World Health Organization as well as the European Commission by installing software developed by the container manufacturer Carrier

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain


BISON Container Scales in Demand at America’s Cup

 21 Jun 2017

BISON, the New Zealand tech company, has just shipped a second set of its pioneering container scales to Bermuda, this time to the America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA)

  Container Handling, Health and Safety, Shipping



New Mobile X-Ray Scanner Funded for Dublin Port

 20 Jun 2017

The New Custom House in Dublin Port, Ireland, has commissioned a new, ‘state of the art’, mobile x-ray scanner costing US$1.86 million and part-funded by a grant of $837,000 from OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Agency

  Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Preparing for a Worldwide Port Strike

 20 Jun 2017

Strikes are commencing in ports in Europe and the US presently as the friction between port workers and port operators intensifies over pay scales and the looming introduction of automation in terminals worldwide

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Expert Blames Autopilot in Containership-USS Fitzgerald Crash Investigation

 20 Jun 2017

A defence expert from IHS Jane has reportedly said that the Japanese ship which hit the USS Fitzgerald and killed seven US sailors could have been on autopilot

  Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Navis Prepares Software for New EU Regs

 19 Jun 2017

Navis' Bluetracker monitoring and reporting software has been declared “MRV Ready” following a Validation GAP Analysis Audit conducted by the classification society DNV GL

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Wednesday Wisdom: Piracy and Maritime Cyber Risks

 14 Jun 2017

This week's Wednesday Wisdom, an interesting extract from one of PTI's technical papers, comes from Capt. Rahul Khanna, Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, London, UK.

  Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain