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December 3, 2020
Kris Kosmala, Industry Thought Leader, Rotterdam/Singapore
Edition: Beyond the Mega-Ship Revolution
December 2, 2020
Scale increases in container vessel size are a well-documented and much debated topic. The search for economies of scale and the focus on cost control have pushed the container shipping industry towards the deployment of ever larger containerships
Professor Theo Notteboom, Shanghai Maritime University, China; Ghent University, Belgium; Antwerp Maritime Academy, Belgium; and University of Antwerp, Belgium
Edition: Beyond the Mega-Ship Revolution
December 1, 2020
One of the most striking trends in the maritime industry in recent years has been the increasing size of container ships, the largest of which is approximately ten times bigger than they were a decade ago.
Max Schwerdtfeger, Online Editor, Port Technology International
Edition: Beyond the Mega-Ship Revolution
November 30, 2020
Patrick Brehmer, Senior Manager, Applied Innovation, Navis
Edition: Beyond the Mega-Ship Revolution
April 13, 2020
“Mega Ship” is a terminology coined sometime around 2013 when Maersk line introduces the Triple E series of ships that can carry 18,340 TEUs. The term “Mega Ships” has since been used synonymously with the term “Ultra Large Container Vessel”.
Edition: Automation’s Next Step
April 7, 2020
The bigger, the more economical – the conventional logic may not always apply to container ships in Asia-to-Europe traffic
Jan Olaf Probst, Director of Business Development Hamburg - Executive Vice President DNV GL - Maritime
Edition: Automation’s Next Step
September 19, 2019
Digitization allows ports to easily identify, assess and leverage what is available in the port ecosystem through technologies such as dashboards and touchscreens.
Wolfgang Lehmacher, Thought Leader & Advisor, Hong Kong
Edition: Smart Digital Ports
September 19, 2019
AIS message transmissions number in the tens of millions every single day. The Internet of Things, radar and vessel monitoring systems have hugely increased the amount of data to be processed, stored, analysed and distributed, but a secure cloud-based or hosted infrastructure can reduce the cost, commercial and operational load while increasing the value to the mariner.
Trevor Evans, CEO, IMIS Global
Edition: Smart Digital Ports
September 17, 2019
Smart ports, like smart cities, will use a wide range of technologies, using data driven and automated devices connected together within an “internet of things”. New data collection and analytical technologies and techniques can supply information for safer and more efficient management of resources.
Dr Phil Thompson, BMT, and Don Cockrill MBE, UKMPA
Edition: Smart Digital Ports
September 16, 2019
In light of continued global economic and political uncertainty, companies involved in international trade must now contend with an unprecedented amount of risk as the ‘new normal’.
Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes Systems, London, UK
Edition: Smart Digital Ports
July 1, 2019
In this exclusive paper, Research-Professor and maritime expert Asaf Ashar turns his attention to the challenge of accommodating bigger ships faced by ports
Dr Asaf Ashar, Research-Professor (emeritus) and Independent Consultant, Washington DC, USA
Edition: Edition Online
June 27, 2019
TBA's chief Dr. Yvo Saanen provides an update on his previous paper, focusing on the development of smart terminals
Dr. Yvo Saanen, Commercial Director and Founder, TBA, The Netherlands
Edition: Smart Ports

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