Industry Sectors - Terminal Focus


Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

Evolving an Offering

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Only 36% of ports and terminals claim to have seen increased pressure from shipping lines in terms of the importance placed on automation and digitisation. However, the survey results certainly suggest...

Conateco Orders First Konecranes Liftace Machines

 23 Mar 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Terminal Focus

Two reach stackers and one empty container handler have been delivered to Co.Na.Te.Co. S.p.A. (Conateco), Italy, making the biggest terminal operator in the Port of Naples the owner of the first Konecranes Liftace branded machines on the market

Seen But Not Heard

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Terminal Focus

Konecranes has been manufacturing container crane for more than four decades. In the beginning, noise wasn't a bit issue, because the ways it affected humans were less well known and residential areas were...

Which Terminal is Leading the US Crane Race?

 23 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

The Georgia Ports Authority has commissioned the first of four new Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at the Garden City Terminal, bringing its fleet to 23 and positioning it as having the most cranes of any US terminal, with three machines yet to come online


Consistent Training

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Today’s trainee is Rory, and it's his very first time operating a ship-to-shore crane. Yet, in gusting 40mph winds in a cab 53 metres from the Liverpool quayside, he's already moved five stacks of 40ft...

Successful Delivery

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Container Handling, Terminal Focus

In this globalised supply chain from the manufacturer in Asia to the consumer in Europe or America, the marine container terminal is a key link, where the cargo transfer mode changes from waterborne to...

DP World Records Massive 2016 Profit

 21 Mar 2017     Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus

DP World has announced very strong financial results for 2016, with profits surging around 28% as it topped US$1 billion for the first time

ICTSI’s Philippine Port Certified

 20 Mar 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has certified the Laguna Gateway Inland Container Terminal, the dry port container handling facility of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) in Calamba City, Laguna - a province in the Philippines, as an authorised Off-Dock Customs Facility (OCF).

LASE Launches Solution for Precision Positioning

 16 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Terminal Focus

Lase has announced the launch of its new LaseSPC Straddle Positioning Crane for the exact positioning of straddle carriers (SC) under STS cranes