Port Technology is pleased to announce that the newest edition of its e-Journal is now available, featuring key papers from Europe’s largest port, a major maritime consultancy and leading suppliers.
Although the industry of ports and container shipping is often regarded as conservative and “resistant to change”, there are new technologies, systems and solutions emerging that will alter this perception in the coming years, leading the entire sector to a brighter, more connected future.
The need to evolve and become “smart” is even more paramount today with the changing demands of global trade; ships are getting bigger, goods are moving faster, and geopolitical conflicts are creating new challenges for ports all around the world.
In this Smart Ports issue, our authors examine the most important trends and developments across the space, from the growth of “digital maturity” models to smart master planning – both within and beyond the gate.
The full list of papers in Edition 86 includes:
While collaboration and data sharing must take place to connect the supply chain – as explored in the previous edition of PTI’s e-Journal – individual nodes within that system like ports must strive to optimize their operations and become more intelligent.
This topic of Smart Ports will be a primary aspect of November’s Smart Digital Ports of the Future (#SDP19) Conference; for more information on this major event, please visit the dedicated conference website today.