View of STS cranes lined up at hte Port of Tanjung Pelepas

Port of Tanjung Pelepas outlines growth priorities and equipment purchases

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas will continue to be agile, adaptive and resilient against the crisis of COVID-19 and the resulting economic instability as it continues its growth journey, its CEO told PTI in a recent interview. Part of that growth is to double the TEU throughput at the port.   “With the increase demand […]

Port digitalisation: Are we there yet?

Today’s ports find themselves at the centre of the digitalisation journey the global supply chain is currently on. Industry members agree that the uptake of digital processes, automation and other efficiency-driving technologies will certainly increase in the coming years because of the impact of COVID-19 on ports and terminals. The pace of investment and adoption […]

Paperless documentation the key to the Russian supply chain

Paperless documentation needed to keep Russian trade moving

Moving containerised goods inland is the biggest challenge to the Russian supply chain and it is vital stakeholders develop a paperless documentation platform, according to Global Ports Terminals (Global Ports). Speaking to PTI, the terminal operator said pinch points in the inland supply chain, such as terminals at border crossings and railway hubs, suffer from […]

Inland shipping ‘nonexistent’ in decade unless data sharing evolves

Investment in inland shipping could be ‘useless’ in a decade if the industry fails to harness data exchange and provide ports with vital information, a project lead has told PTI.  A new project rolling out a centralised data exchange with the Ports of Antwerp, Port of Oostende, Port of Zeebrugge (now merged with the Port of Antwerp to become the Port of Antwerp-Bruges) and North Sea […]

PD Ports steps towards smart port status with new Rotterdam partnership

A new partnership has been announced by PD Ports and the Port of Rotterdam which will further enhance a journey of digitalisation at Teesport, the fifth largest port in the UK. The first phase of the relationship will involve PD Ports leveraging technology used by the Port of Rotterdam to implement a Port Community System […]