Transformation is key for many container terminals to stay relevant. Talking to Port Technology International, Uno Bryfors, Senior Vice President at ABB Ports gave his recipe for how to run a successful transformation project.
Many terminals have effectively solved issues like turnaround times for trucks and handling of transhipment boxes by introducing automated equipment in the yard/on-dock intermodal yard, or by automating existing RMGs.
Bryfors speaks about how it is not just the equipment that can result in successful terminal transformation, the evaluation of the process itself, a good working environment and teamwork are imperative to achieving the desired results.
ABB provides cargo terminals with various automation and electrical systems for making cargo handling safer, greener and more productive. For container terminals, ABB’s offering includes STS crane automation, automation for stacking cranes, OCR solutions and process automation, and remote crane operation for all types of container handling cranes.