Industry Sectors - Port Focus

New Paper: Safety in Automation

 17 Oct 2018

Port Technology has published an exclusive paper from Eduard Musalf, After Sales Manager at EMG Automation GmBH, who has discussed the development of the brake thruster

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Terminal Focus


PTI Publishes INFORM Sci-Fi Novel

 16 Oct 2018

Port Technology is proud to announce the publication of 2038, A Smart Port Story: Part 1, a new novella taking place in a port of the future, by Dr Eva Savelsberg and Matthew Wittemeier of INFORM

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Rotterdam Launches Multi-Modal Blockchain Project

 19 Oct 2018

The Port of Rotterdam, Samsung SDS, and ABN AMRO, have announced the launch of a container logistics pilot project based on blockchain technology

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


IMO Toolkits to Tackle Maritime Emissions

 19 Oct 2018

The International Maritime Organization has published a new set of toolkits for shippers and ports, to assess ways of reducing emissions across the maritime sector

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus




Singapore to Develop Digital Twin Tech

 19 Oct 2018

Dr Lam Pin Min, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Transport, has opened the Centre of Excellence in Modelling and Simulation of Next Generation Ports

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Sister Port Deal Heralds New US-UAE Relationship

 19 Oct 2018

Sharjah and Delaware sign “historic” agreement over Wilmington

  Carriers, Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Unions Declare Australian Terminal Unsafe

 19 Oct 2018

The Victorian International Container Terminal, situated in Melbourne, Australia, has been declared a Port of Convenience by the International Transport Workers’ Federation

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus



Port of Rotterdam Calls for Optimized Berthing

 18 Oct 2018

According to a study by the Port of Rotterdam, in collaboration with research institute TNO, vessels that are better informed about the availability of berths could make substantial savings

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus