Industry Sectors - Supply Chain

CTAC19: 1-Stop Smart Tech Specialist to Speak

 18 Apr 2019

PTI is happy to announce that Michael Bouari, CEO of 1-Stop Connections, has joined the list of speakers offering their unique insight at #CTAC19

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


INFORM Releases 2038 Part 2 Teaser Text

 16 Apr 2019

INFORM has released a snippet of dialogue from their hotly anticipated 2038: A Smart Port Story – Part 2 that is due to be released at the upcoming CTAC Conference in London on 6-8, May 2019

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


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


Transhipment Demand Boosts Rotterdam Growth

 18 Apr 2019

Rotterdam has recorded Q1 freight growth up 5.1% on the same period last year, largely due to the port’s strength in container transhipment

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


ABS Leads Joint Venture on Dangerous Cargo

 18 Apr 2019

The American Bureau of Shipping and Cargo Incident Notification System have announced the formation of a joint venture to develop best practices

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain



Rotterdam World Gateway Reaches Deep-Sea Milestone

 18 Apr 2019

Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) has handled its 2.5 millionth deep-sea container on since it opened in September 2015, with an Ocean Network Express (ONE) vessel providing the milestone call.

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Demand Boom Sees Oakland Add Direct Vietnam Service

 18 Apr 2019

The Port of Oakland has announced an additional direct cargo service to Vietnam, launched on the back of strong US-Vietnamese trade growth

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Spanish Navy Rescues Stricken Vessel from Pirates

 18 Apr 2019

A warship rescued the crew of a cargo ship held captive by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea for four days, according to the Spanish Defence Ministry.

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Riga and Qingdao Sign Port Cooperation Deal

 17 Apr 2019

The Freeport of Riga has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with the Port of Qingdao in China, one of the ten busiest ports in the world

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


EU Gives Green Light to Trump Trade Talks

 17 Apr 2019

The US and EU could sign a new trade deal after the European Council, the body comprising of European member states, voted to resume talks over the Trans-Atlantic Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain