Industry Sectors - Mega Ship Ready


Watch: Iridium NEXT Begins Launch

 16 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

The first ten Iridium NEXT satellites have been launched to replace the existing network of low-Earth orbit satellites spanning the entire globe

Panama Canal Rejects Added Costs

 13 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

The contractor’s consortium that built the Panama Canal Expansion have claimed that they require USD $2 billion in additional costs and overruns

Post-Panamax Preparation for North Carolina

 10 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

North Carolina Ports has ordered two New Panamax ship-to-shore cranes as part of its ongoing $120 million infrastructure investment plan

Navis Q&A: Bring on VR?

 04 Jan 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Planning & Finance

Two of Navis’ experts have answered PTI’s most pressing questions about how the company envisions tackling technological developments coming our way

Mega-ships Boost Terminal’s Trade

 15 Dec 2016     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Megaships help set a new record for North Charleston container terminal after November saw containerised cargo increase despite 6.4% fewer ships docking this fiscal year.


Ports America Collaborate With Sydney

 12 Dec 2016     Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) have agreed to form a development group that will attract new customers, investor relationships and advise on the operational configuration

Friday Focus: Joystick Cam

 09 Dec 2016     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus

Watch the view from the cabin of an STS crane at the Port of Antwerp. Swift hands and good coordination are a must!

2016 Update: Automation Fails, But Can Win Big

  Hardback Edition 72 - The Journal of Ports & Terminals - Top 30 Technical Papers 2014-2016     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

With the increase in vessel sizes, terminal operators have finally realised that they will no longer be able to handle mega-ships in an efficient and economical manner without some level of automation....

2016 Update: The New Era of Mega-Ports

  Hardback Edition 72 - The Journal of Ports & Terminals - Top 30 Technical Papers 2014-2016     Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Ports have been ever-present throughout human civilisation, yet only in recent times have we witnessed the emergence of mega-ports. Mega-ports can be considered truly indispensable nodes of the current...

2016 Update: A New Concept in Handling Mega-ships

  Hardback Edition 72 - The Journal of Ports & Terminals - Top 30 Technical Papers 2014-2016     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Bigger ships mean more moves per call, which in turn means a logical requirement for additional berth capacity, or so conventional wisdom would state. This article contends that upgrading berth capacity...