Industry Sectors - Supply Chain


Watch: The Future of Ports in 2060

 11 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

Kalmar has released its renewed 2060 vision of how cargo handling will take place at terminals

World Economic Forum: Blockchain Technology for Ports

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries

Port of Bolívar Lifts Capacity

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

Yilport Holding has invested in Puerto Bolívar container terminal by installing two mobile harbour cranes amid a project to create one of Latin America’s most advanced container terminals

US Firms Join on Smart Reefer Box

 24 May 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Two solutions providers have formed a technology partnership to build a solution that lets shipping lines to manage reefer containers remotely

Brexit ‘Threatens’ UK Ports

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s UK Ports Conference in London.


K Line Unveils New Woodchip Carrier

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

K Line's new woodchip carrier Forestal Gala is being delivered today (May 24, 2017) by Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding in Japan

Navis TOS Takes to the Cloud in World-First with Finland

 24 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

Two Finland-based container terminals — Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka — have become the world’s first ports to successfully go live with Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS) technology in a hosted private cloud environment

IBM: Blockchain to Save Shipping ‘Billions’ of Dollars

 23 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

The Director of Research at IBM has claimed that blockchain technology could recover billions of dollars lost to coordination costs in the shipping industry

Wild Concept Places Vessels inside Mega-Vessels

 22 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Seahorse Shipping has created a proposal that jumps the hurdle of mega-ship-created congestion in ports by installing vessels inside mega-vessels before launching them before they draw into port, thereby alleviating the huge capacities coming into ports

Uber Introduces New Freight Service

 22 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Supply Chain

Uber Technologies, the ride-sharing company, has publicly launched an app to allow shippers and truckers to arrange freight transportation using their smartphones