Digitalisation News

  15 Aug 2017
HSBC, the world’s leading trade finance bank, is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses...

  15 Aug 2017
IBM has made waves with the blockchain transaction data service after signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ocean shipping carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) and port group PSA International (PSA) — two key players linking...

  15 Aug 2017
Beyond ocean freight, containers are used in supply chains, for example to ship from a supplier factory to buyer distribution centre, but the repositioning of empty containers is a complex management and logistics problem

  11 Aug 2017
Port Technology recently spoke with Guy Rey-Herme, CEO and President of XVELA, to get an insight into how the company wants to revolutionize the digital supply chain

  10 Aug 2017
Interactions between container terminals and trucking companies are very important, however appointment systems don’t consider trucking company convenience or the need for real-time scheduling.

  10 Aug 2017
Cyberattacks have pushed South Korea to develop a non-satellite, radio-based navigational back-up system known as eLoran, and the United States is planning to do the same, according to Reuters.

  09 Aug 2017
Ongoing digitalization of ports is predicted to result in even more complex and networked IT systems, impacting on the ability to manage cyber threats, according to a recent paper.

  07 Aug 2017
BIMCO, the largest of the international associations for shipowners, and the makers of Shipdex have signed a deal easing transfer of technical and logistic data for ships.

  07 Aug 2017
Leading provider of IoT solutions Advantech has partnered with UK M2M managed services provider Arkessa to improve services for IoT customers within transport and other sectors.

  04 Aug 2017
The current practice at container terminals is to manually remove twistlocks from containers – a time consuming activity. This process can be automated.

  04 Aug 2017
Ghana’s government will implement new measures and fines to speed customs, including paperless processes and automation, to meet national development goals, according to Ghana News Agency.

  03 Aug 2017
The CEO of Siemens' Crane division, Dr. Christian Koegl, has explained how the company is helping to progress standardization in the port and terminal sector

  02 Aug 2017
The CEO of Siemens' Crane division, Dr. Christian Koegl, has explained how the company is injecting new innovation into the port and terminal sector's crane equipment through digitalization

  02 Aug 2017
A new blockchain-based technology is making a move to revolutionize the way in which the container shipping industry is paying for services by introducing a cryptocurrency into the market

  01 Aug 2017
India’s largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port is on the hunt for a planning solution to handle stacks of containers for new Direct Port Delivery (DPD) clients, according to The Hindu Business Line.

  31 Jul 2017
With increases in visitor and parcel volumes, it is tougher for clearance authorities to detect drugs and cigarettes in ports and port terminals, but AI-enabled customs can cut the time it takes, a recent paper finds.

  31 Jul 2017
Navis has invented a new module called Hull Monitor to track the underwater hull performance for all vessel types and aid fleets in reaching ports on-time while sticking to a specific fuel consumption

  28 Jul 2017
A partnership between the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma comprising the US’s fourth largest container gateway has upgraded its freight app for truck drivers.

  28 Jul 2017
The conflict between automation and labor unions in the port industry has been discussed by Dr. Eva Savelsberg, SVP, Logistics Division at INFORM GmbH

  27 Jul 2017
Tallinn Port in Estonia has showcased a ‘globally unique’ EU-funded blockchain logistics platform that may supplant email to speed moving cargo between terminals.