VTS, Mooring & Berthing 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

  28 Jun 2017
In a move to tackle endemic air pollution in South Korea, four major ports have committed themselves to the implementation of shore-side power supply systems for ships at berth

  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
MOL President Junichiro Ikeda has announced an agreement with MES to jointly develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support systems for new practical applications

  21 Jun 2017
An EU-funded traffic management system has been tested at shore centres to speed sharing of route data between ship navigational systems and shore centres.

  15 Jun 2017
The Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard have opened the 2017 shipping season using their upgraded Great Lakes Pilot Management System based on the latest version of Saab’s...

  14 Jun 2017
PTI is proud to publish the latest Journal of Ports and Terminals edition to its mobile and tablet app –Port Tech Journal – available to subscribers immediately

  08 Jun 2017
Rotterdam Port has incorporated sailing schedule data from Hong Kong software provider CargoSmart in its online route comparison tool for shipping companies, Navigate.

  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.

  02 Jun 2017
Consultancy Ensys has found that the 2020 IMO rule curbing sulphur emissions from ships may have the knock on effect of raising fuel prices, possibly raising freight prices according to the Financial Times.

  01 Jun 2017
A call has been put out for applications from port sector professionals willing to assist the European Commission with implementing EU Port Service regulations

  30 May 2017
Korean shipyard Hanjin Heavy Industries has delivered three ships which are the first to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s notations certifying the autonomous systems onboard as safe from human error

  30 May 2017
Carrier Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has received Japanese government funding for its project to develop autonomous ocean-going vessels.

  26 May 2017
A US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) official has voiced support of efforts to strengthen US antitrust law to fight “unprecedented consolidation and alliances among the largest ocean carriers”.

  25 May 2017
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is adding a hazard map to a system used on board its ships for navigation called the Captain's Dynamic Operation System for Counter planning and Analysis

  17 May 2017
Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of the fourth, high-speed broadband communications satellite in its transformational Global Xpress (GX) constellation

  08 May 2017
Myanmar executives have said China is set to begin talks over buying a controlling stake in the Myanmar seaport of Kyauk Pyu on the Bay of Bengal

  28 Apr 2017
The Port of Sagunto, a satellite port of the Port of Valencia in Spain, has closed Q1 2017 with a 16.58% increase in total traffic including added container traffic

  25 Apr 2017
Maritime authorities in Denmark, Singapore and Norway have taken a step towards global ship digitisation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on electronic certification

  24 Apr 2017
A US$4 million plan to demolish an office building to create more storage space for American company Tropical Shipping has been approved by the Port of Palm Beach