Portchain has announced that Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co (DCHC) has joined the Portchain Connect network.
DCHC was one of the first pilot terminals to trial the product and among the first adopters in the Mediterranean, reported Portchain.
Having completed the trial phase, DCHC will continue to use Portchain Connect to increase the quality and speed of their berth alignment with customers through digital handshakes and secure data sharing.
Portchain Connect enables DCHC to receive a real-time schedule and move count updates directly from carrier systems, and enables them to respond and counter propose quickly, to align the vessel schedule with the terminal berth plan.
Conversely, berth plan updates flow to the system automatically through an integration into their Terminal Operating System (TOS).
“We are excited to work with DCHC and help them drive efficiencies in their berth alignment process by facilitating streamlined data exchange,” said Thor Thorup, CCO and Co-Founder.
This latest addition comes several months after DP World Santos joined the Portchain Connect network in order to improve the quality and timeliness of its berth alignment.