Westports Malaysia aims to utilise Automated Guided Vehicles

Westports Malaysia aims to utilise Automated Guided Vehicles

Westports Malaysia has declared that they would investigate the potential of using electric Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) into future terminal development plans.

Westports Malaysia have stated that it welcomes “all credible electric AGV manufacturers and suppliers to submit a comprehensive proposal.”

READ: Westports eyes automation and emerging technologies in expansion

According to Westports Malaysia, key proposal requirements are:

  1. Electric AGV System: With a detailed specifications of Electric AGV system required, including capacity, navigation capabilities, safety features, and integration potential with our existing infrastructure.
  2. Automated Charging Solutions: Westports Malaysia are reportedly interested in innovative charging solutions that optimise AGV uptime. Any proposal should outline how automated charging technology ensures seamless and efficient replenishment of AGV power levels.
  3. Integration and Compatibility: Reviewing how AGV systems can seamlessly integrate with Terminal Operating System (TOS)
  4. Cost Analysis: Provide a transparent cost breakdown, including initial setup expenses, ongoing maintenance, and potential cost savings compared to traditional AGV systems.

In November 2020, Westports Malaysia achieved a new container volume record by handling 23,183 TEU in a single vessel.

In August 2021, Westports witnessed its TEU volume increase by 11 per cent in Q2 2021 despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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