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 […]

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Towage operators suffer as 80% of ports missing out on digitalisation benefits

Ports continuing to use manual processes without access to digital technology creates risks in the ‘last mile’ of logistics journey, a port management software provider said. Innovez-One announced on 3 February that of the 4,900 ports around the world, a staggering 80% continue to rely on legacy and paper-based processes to manage maritime services. The […]

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Smartphone interface ‘vision’ could be future of TOS

The future of Terminal Operating System (TOS) digitalisation could look similar to a mobile phone-style interface, creating specific ‘apps’ for varying challenges at terminals, according to one industry expert. A TOS with cloud-based management could potentially become an interface similar to that of a smartphone, Mike Dekker, Advisory Board Member at eYARD, said in a […]

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