Industry Sectors - Port 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


Blockchain Consortium to Tackle Dangerous Goods

 25 Jun 2019

Maritime Blockchain Labs has launched a new consortium to explore how blockchain can be applied to the handling of dangerous goods

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


Canada Reveals Major Port Investment

 25 Jun 2019

The Government of Canada has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase container capacity at the Port of Belledune

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Chinese Port and Huawei to Develop 5G Innovation Lab

 24 Jun 2019

China Merchants Port Group has announced an agreement with China Mobile and Huawei Technologies to establish a 5G innovation hub for the port industry

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Cavotec to Deliver Automated Mooring to Finnish Port

 24 Jun 2019

Cavotec, a provider of automation and electrification systems for ports, has agreed to supply its automated mooring solution MoorMaster to the Port of Turku

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing



Start-Ups to Drive Rotterdam Development

 24 Jun 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has signed letters of intent with four new companies for projects that will boost sustainability, improve efficiency and make the port smarter

  Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Oakland Chief Warns of Trade War Turmoil

 24 Jun 2019

The ongoing trade conflict with China could pose a serious threat to the US economy, according to the Port of Oakland’s executive director Chris Lytle

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Friday Focus: Kalmar’s Eco Reachstacker in Action

 21 Jun 2019

Kalmar has released a new video highlighting the benefits of its Eco Reachstacker for the efficiency and sustainability of multipurpose terminals

  Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Port of Baku to Drive Digital Connectivity

 21 Jun 2019

The Port of Baku has partnered with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to promote greener ports and connectivity in the Caspian Sea region

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


Containerships Welcomes Second LNG Vessel

 20 Jun 2019

CMA CGM-owned carrier Containerships has announced the delivery of its second container ship powered by liquefied natural gas

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain