Port & Maritime Training News

     

  12 Jun 2017
PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  27 Jun 2017
TOC Europe 2017 has officially begun at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center with a Leader’s Debate featuring major figures such as Dr Yvo Saanen of TBA, Uno Bryfors of ABB and Mika Mahlberg

  26 Jun 2017
Rotterdam Port has agreed to pilot software start-ups, among others, in the wake of its PortXL accelerator programme.

Vortex simulators scale from single-screen configurations to full containerized systems. Credit:   23 Jun 2017
DP World Australia's Melbourne terminal, the largest container terminal in Australia, is deploying new Vortex Port Equipment Simulators from CM Labs as part of an operator training program

  20 Jun 2017
Container database BoxTech is rapidly expanding and now contains data on 5 million containers, or 20% of the global fleet

  19 Jun 2017
DP World has signed two MoUs with the government of Kazakhstan to kick start development of a digital platform with integrated customs, called the Port Community System (PCS)

  16 Jun 2017
Ship owners and transport associations have in a statement to the EU stressed ship owners are better served by smart digital solutions to decrease the administrative burden they face.

  16 Jun 2017
State-owned maritime and transport conglomerate China Merchants Group has signed a deal with Chinese provincial government to manage integrated operations at several Chinese ports

  12 Jun 2017
Port of Hull’s operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) has said that feeder operator Unifeeder added a second container short sea route to the UK via the Baltics

  08 Jun 2017
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has initiated talks to acquire APMT Management’s 43.01% interest in Gujarat Pipavav Port

  08 Jun 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has followed CMA CGM in starting a cancellation and no-show fee for shippers failing to arrive with cargo on smaller volume routes

  07 Jun 2017
Maersk and DP World are observing a ban in respect to the berthing of Qatar-flagged, Qatar-origin and Qatar-bound ships at ports in four Arab countries

  06 Jun 2017
State-run Seattle Port in the US has hired a recruitment firm to find a new executive director to lead the organization by autumn.

  06 Jun 2017
Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA) has selected students with projects in “Digital Transformation for Ports and Terminals” to compete during the TOC Europe conference

  05 Jun 2017
China’s Development Research Center has signed an MOU with Saudi Arabia’s state Oil Company to jointly collaborate on economic development, especially in the downstream energy industry sector

  05 Jun 2017
Port of Baltimore authorities have purchased land to allow the port to better handle larger containerships arriving via the Panama Canal.

  05 Jun 2017
Rotterdam Port has announced it is expanding its energy cluster by building a centre for offshore wind construction and oil and gas platform decommissioning.

  02 Jun 2017
This week’s Friday Focus presents Amazon’s bizarre home delivery system for parcels using parachutes.

  02 Jun 2017
A new joint study by the Journal of Commerce/IHS Markit has stressed the need for the container shipping industry to build IT-based communication structures that foster cooperation and improve port productivity.

  01 Jun 2017
Japanese shipyard Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and electronics company Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems have jointly developed a space-saving scrubber to reduce the sulfur emissions of large containerships.