From the growth of cloud connectivity within smart ports to the increasing use of drones to monitor terminal operations, 2019 has been a period of real progress in the field of Emerging Port Technology.
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These are the top ten terms that any international shipper dealing with sea containers, shipping containers, containership or shipbuilding should know.
natural harbor definition
A terminal is a part of a port. A port generally describes the location where ships berth and conduct activity. Within a port there can be multiple terminals through which cargo passes from sea to land. A terminal instead refers to the specific part of a port dedicated to a certain type of activity, such as containers or bulks.
View of the grand harbour marina between Birgu and Senglea town, Malta
The term ‘reefer’ is used in shipping to refer to refrigerated ships and refrigerated shipping containers that transport perishable commodities by sea. Temperature-controlled transportation is used for perishables such as fruit, meat, fish, vegetables, and dairy products. A reefer ship is a containership that exclusively carries refrigerated containers. Exclusive Paper: Truck Appointment Systems and Reefers: Is There […]
A Smart Port is a port that uses automation and innovative technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain to improve its performance.
Ports of Taranto Yilport, a container terminal operator controlled by Yildirim Holding, has recently signed a concession deal with Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea (PNAIS), the institution responsible for managing the Port of Taranto in Italy, for its multipurpose terminal.
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