Industry Sectors - Supply Chain



DP World London Gateway Attracts Logistics Growth

 17 Aug 2017

DP World London Gateway has reported that its receiving strong interest from hauliers for the remaining 5.5 acres of facilities available for lease at the deep-sea port and logistics park

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


Global Demand Boosts Singapore Exports

 17 Aug 2017

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports in July rose from a year earlier for a third straight month, supported by strength in electronics exports

  Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


RFID Prevents Cargo Theft in Nepal

 17 Aug 2017

US-and-Japan-backed Asian Development Bank is funding a pilot for Nepal-bound cargo to employ radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on containers to prevent tampering and diversion en route, according to The Hindu.

  Automation and Optimisation, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain


New Qatar Service Connects to Kuwait

 17 Aug 2017

Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate, has continued to extend its international reach after launching its first ever direct feeder service between Qatar and Kuwait

  Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain



IBM’s Blockchain Advances Through Singaporean Shipping

 15 Aug 2017

IBM has made waves with the blockchain transaction data service after signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ocean shipping carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) and port group PSA International (PSA) — two key players linking Singapore to global trade

  Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Tech Wisdom: Empty Container Repositioning

 15 Aug 2017

Beyond ocean freight, containers are used in supply chains, for example to ship from a supplier factory to buyer distribution centre, but the repositioning of empty containers is a complex management and logistics problem

  Container Handling, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


SOLAS Information Every Shipper Should Know

 15 Aug 2017

Simon Everett, Managing Director at Strainstall, has discussed the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules with Port Technology in further detail

  Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain


Friday Focus: Digital Supply Chain SaaS for Terminals

 11 Aug 2017

Port Technology recently spoke with Guy Rey-Herme, CEO and President of XVELA, to get an insight into how the company wants to revolutionize the digital supply chain

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Shipping, Supply Chain


Bulk Market to Grow by Heaps and Bounds

 10 Aug 2017

The global bulk terminals market is expected to grow from US$5.20 billion in 2016 to $7.41 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 5.1%

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain