Industry Sectors - VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Wärtsilä Advances Automated Vessel Manoeuvring

 14 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Security, Surveillance and Detection, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

An important step towards more automated procedures has been taken by technology group Wärtsilä after announcing its latest innovation SmartPredict, which aims to provide safer and more efficient vessel operations by reducing the risks associated with manoeuvring.

Panda to Meet Yogi After Dutch Tug Order

 10 Mar 2017     VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

The Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV has ordered its 12th Damen vessel, a Multi Cat 2712, which will be officially launched and christened ‘Panda’ on March 23, 2017.

Rolls-Royce to Open Centre for Autonomous Ships and AI

 09 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Rolls-Royce will open its Marine R&D Centre for Remote Control & Autonomous Ships and Artificial Intelligence in Turku, Finland, later this year, marking its collaboration with the Autonomous Shipping Alliance.

Maersk to Become ‘Integrator of Global Shipping’

 01 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Maersk Line has reinforced its stance on digitalisation and the organisation's view of global shipping at the 17th TPM annual conference.

Friday Focus: Mega Ship’s Bridge Tour

 24 Feb 2017     Carriers, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

This Friday PTI presents a new video from YouTuber and Third Mate of an OOCL vessel JeffHK, where he explains the centralised computer systems and gives you a tour around the bridge, the centre of all operations.


Another Step Towards Connecting Ships?

 13 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Furuno will provide 43 ships with Sea Traffic Management (STM) compatible on-board systems in a major step towards securing the vision of the open standard connected ship

Cavotec Starts New Strategy

 04 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Cavotec SA's new organisational structure — based on two distinct Business Units (BU), Ports & Maritime and Airports and Industry — has entered into effect


Q&A: Michael Schwank, President of Tideworks Technology

  Edition Online     Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Michael Schwank, President of Tideworks Technology, is interviewed regarding what he believes are the biggest issues facing ports and terminals, automation and technology in ports and terminals

BLT Appoint New South Korean Representative

 19 Oct 2016     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Newly appointed Bollard Load Testing (BLT) agent, Dae Kwang Co. Ltd, will be exhibiting at the Offshore Korea 2016 event from October 19 – 21, 2016 in Bexco Busan, South Korea.