Automation and Optimisation News

         

  13 Sep 2017
Konecranes’ Executive Vice President, Mika Mahlberg, has told Port Technology that automation will eventually come to every terminal due to its affordability and suppliers’ readiness to develop it

  22 Sep 2017
Carrier NYK Group and Norwegian digital platform provider Dualog have planned a proof-of-concept experiment involving an onboard Internet of Things (IoT) platform for ships

  20 Sep 2017
California Governor Jerry Brown has dealt a blow to the automation industry while attempting to improve both environmental and labour conditions

  19 Sep 2017
Blockchain has presented itself as the new way to keep records of monetary transactions in the shipping industry

  19 Sep 2017
Kalmar's President has discussed what the company has in its pipeline to improve overall efficiency at ports

  19 Sep 2017
Artificial intelligence is to become part of CMA CGM’s ongoing digital transformation after the third largest container shipping company revealed that Infosys will help develop its business model

  14 Sep 2017
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club’s Risk Management Director, has explained port and terminal insurance and also shared doubts about SOLAS VGM compliance in a new Port Technology interview

  14 Sep 2017
Mexico-based Altamira Terminal Portuaria (ATP) has successfully completed its upgrade to version 3.3 of the Navis N4 terminal system, furthering its position as a leading port operator in the Gulf of Mexico

  14 Sep 2017
Thales has made a major commitment to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea by investing $9.5 million in two new UK-based trials and training centres based in West Wales and in South-West England

Timo Alho, VP, Intelligent Crane Solutions, Kalmar:   13 Sep 2017
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has launched its Kalmar Rail Mounted Gantry Crane (RMG), describing it as “a highly adaptable, automation-ready platform” designed to meet the requirements of customers' intermodal or container terminal operations...

  13 Sep 2017
Kalmar is supporting the terminal industry in taking its first step towards building a common system architecture for an end-to-end, customised automation platform, with the launch of its Kalmar Key

  13 Sep 2017
Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz, Deputy Commandant of Mission Support for the US Coast Guard (USCG) has called for digital solutions for port inspections and rescue

  13 Sep 2017
A US government solution for supply chain congestion occasioned by large ship sizes is set to be presented in Autumn, 2017

  13 Sep 2017
Maersk Line, the largest company in container shipping, has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech’s database

  13 Sep 2017
Unmanned surface and underwater vessels will dominate maritime activity over the next decade, according to a report on the future of autonomous maritime systems launched today

  12 Sep 2017
A prototype of the world’s first class-approved ship propeller has been produced using 3D printing techniques

  12 Sep 2017
The Indian government’s Ministry of Shipping has credited technology investments in its Make in India initiative as the reason for growth at all its major ports

  11 Sep 2017
A group of Dutch, German and Swiss freight players have plans to use digital solutions to ensure a higher efficiency of inland container shipping throughout the supply chain to and from Rotterdam.

  11 Sep 2017
Finnish crane manufacturer Kalmar and TOS supplier Navis have delivered the first OneTerminal integrated automation solution to the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) at the Port of Melbourne.

  11 Sep 2017
Montreal Port Authority and French port grouping HAROPA have signed an international cooperation agreement on trade and technology