Progress in the maritime technology sphere never stops and at PTI we offer webinars as an outlet for those who want to share, discuss and debate the latest developments in the ports and terminals industry.

PTI’s webinars bring you the newest emerging trends, debates and case studies from the world’s leading ports and terminals that focus on how they are keeping goods moving using new innovations and technologies.  Previous hot topics included 5G, automation, digitalization, port-centric logistics and supply chain optimisation. 

PTI’s webinar series have been attended by leading international ports and terminals and have enabled key figures in the industry to discuss important issues.  

Participate as an attendee to join the discussion, learn valuable information, and ask questions directly to the webinar panel.   

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Latest Webinars

How to Boost Port Crane Operator Performance

This webinar aims to explore the current container terminal challenges related to operator training and automation development of the cranes and how the digital twin-based, advanced simulators could successfully address both. Presentations from Siemens and Adani Hazira Port provide concrete examples of what can be achieved by using Mevea’s advanced simulator solutions. Presentation from Ops Factor highlights the challenges and solutions to consider when moving port crane operators from cabin to remote operation.
Port Technology Webinars

Creating The Net Zero Logistics Network: Better risk management, new opportunities and better business for ports

This webinar will explore the role of ports in creating a green/net-zero logistics chain, examining drivers, challenges and enablers. Mott McDonald and Envision Digital will be showcasing an operator using digital technologies to guide operational efficiencies and plan investments in renewable energy, energy storage, fleet electrification, and low-carbon capital projects.
Port Technology Webinars

Optimizing Emissions: CII & Beyond

Emissions optimization is more important, and complicated than ever before. Optimizing your CII rating can certainly help, but there is more to the story. Hosted by Spire Global and StormGeo discover how you can optimize your emissions to CII ratings and beyond.

Digital Berth Alignment: Benefits Through Better Data Sharing for Terminals

This webinar aims to explore digital berth alignment and the benefits created through better data sharing & digital handshake for both, carriers and terminals. Portchain’s CCO and co-founder, Thor Thorup, will present the case for better collaboration and share key insights on how Portchain Connect helps digitize berth operations to unlock operational and customer service value for terminal operators.

The Cybersecurity of Ports and Suppliers

This Mastercard webinar raises awareness about the visible risks and vulnerabilities amongst ports and their suppliers by illustrating the current cyber risk landscape of the sector in the context of other industries and geographies. Topics include the exploration of the cyber security landscape of Ports and how RiskRecon can evaluate Ports and their cyber Hygiene and exploring the importance of 3rd party suppliers and best practices within Cyber Security.

Ports and Climate Change: How to Adapt and Prepare for Climate Change Related Risks

Climate change is already exposing ports to more extreme weather occurrences and these can cause millions in damage repair and downtime. Today, ports are taking note of climate change, but many are still deciding what to do about it. In this webinar, maritime and port professionals discuss how ports could adapt their operations to avoid weather-related problems before they happen and how to mitigate the effects of unavoidable events using smart technology.

Learning the Delicate Balancing Act of the American Ports

In this session, Blume Global’s Lincoln Pei will discuss the current state of the West Coast ports, detailing the current congestion issues and challenges that may emerge in 2022, while Blume’s Lisa Wheldon will provide a walkthrough of the pain points experienced on the East Coast. The speakers will then discuss these unique issues in the context of the broader supply chain industry, exploring how port trouble impacts all modes of the logistics arena. Finally, the two will weigh different options for speedy congestion remediation and talk about what it will take to get the supply chain untangled.

Digitization of Maritime Supply Chain

Achieving efficient terminal operations has become increasingly more challenging due to growing volume of operations, increased costs and losses due to disruptions, increased concerns with cybersecurity and more.

Discussed in this session:

- Freight and logistics trends and supply chain impact
- Malta Freeport Terminals journey to build port capacity, visibility and digitization within operations
- Importance of mission critical connectivity and visibility for maritime operational technology outcomes

Global Maritime Forum: Digital Transformation of Maritime & Ports

A regional forum where industry leading partners, agencies and government stakeholders in the maritime sector collaborate to share ideas, enablers & success stories to help developing countries build a resilient, progressive, and thriving maritime sector, through use of technology. Topics cover actions and strategies for government and private sector to maximize the benefits of digitalization in maritime trade, build an innovation ecosystem and encourage collaboration. This assumes even greater importance today, as many countries and economies try to make a sustainable recovery from the ravages of the covid-19 pandemic.

The Future of Data Exchange Between Logistics Stakeholders – 10 Years of IPCSA

Data Exchange between stakeholders in the supply chain has expanded exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic, as it becomes a “must” as opposed to a “wish”. Port Community Systems, Cargo Community Systems and Single Windows have successfully been exchanging information for many years. This webinar will consider what the future of these electronic exchange platforms may be and how they form the basis of trust within the supply chain to allow for the efficient, optimised and electronic exchange of data between all stakeholders.

Achieving Sustainability through Autonomous Automation and Supply Chain Collaboration

In this webinar we have a unique opportunity to hear from 5 world leading companies discussing autonomous automation and supply chain collaboration whilst achieving sustainability at the same time. The 5 speaker panel will demonstrate cost-effective autonomous retrofitting solutions for a sustainable future that provides resilience and self-aware operations with safety in addition to how V2X enabled fleet operator provides intelligent fleet scheduling, adaptive global path planning and environment perception map for smarter in-term operations.

Data Analysis and Visualization – The Lighthouse for Maritime Situational Awareness

In this webinar, maritime experts will discuss:

- Data analysis and visualization to assist with understanding current and future situations
- Accessing automatic tracking system (AIS) and complementary data to understand individual and fleet movements
- The importance of situational awareness in just-in-time arrival concepts
- The need for common definitions and standardisation of message formats for port call processes’ data exchange

How to Upgrade Your Terminal Operator’s Processes, Legacy Systems and Operations

The resilience that container traffic showed during 2020 provides terminal operators a strong foundation for planning for the future. There are various ways existing terminals can upgrade their operations to meet the requirements of shipping lines and shippers 2022 and onwards. The key questions for terminals, especially for ones built 10-20 years ago is:

- How to remain relevant in the future?
- How to ensure that the investment already made will deliver the performance and capacity that is expected by the customers over the years to come?

Ports and Sudden Winds: Be Prepared With Advanced Technology

Join Vaisala for this engaging webinar where experts will be talking about:

- Current weather challenges facing port authorities
- What causes windshear in port environments
- How precision weather instruments and systems provide advance warning of changes in wind speed

Moving to the Cloud: Benefits of SaaS based Technology in Terminal Operations

Demand for flexible, efficient and cost effective technology solutions in ports and terminals has never been higher. Terminals are increasingly looking towards new solutions like the cloud and a software as a service (SaaS) model to run their operations.

Digitalization of Port Operations in Today’s Digital Age

Port digitalization was already a major trend within the maritime industry, but since the outbreak of COVID-19 it has become more important as ports must find ways to keep trade flowing as efficiently as possible.

Providing Real Time, Digital Information with Port Community Systems (PCS)

PCS is the digital platform that enables networking between the public, private agents and entities involved in the ship and cargo services offered by ports, and its’ main function is to digitize port operations. In this PTI webinar, Valenciaport and others will talk us through…

Port Automation and Digitalization through LTE/5G Private Wireless Connectivity

As container throughput continues to grow it is becoming clear to many terminal operators that today’s networks are not up to the task if they seek to achieve operational excellence and improve productivity among a hugely competitive market.

Artificial Intelligence & Resiliency

Terminals are looking to have more information gathered for their operations using AI, recognising patterns. It is key data that can be automated, and it is getting easier for industry to develop this so many organizations are investing heavily into this. With the use of AI-driven models’ users can look deeper into their operations and…

Port-Centric Logistics

Port-centric logistics is used to describe logistics and distribution services based at the port where goods arrive. At its heart, it is intended to be an alternative to inland depots and centrally located national distribution centres. In practice PCL allows shipments to be stored at ports and therefore cut the number of handling stages throughout…

End-To-End Supply Chain

Recently, the supply chain has made major advancements and invested heavily in technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things. These in turn have created new standards and expectations, around visibility and collaboration…​​

Debate The Future Of Automation

Automation once hailed much promise for the sector yet varied results in implementation has shown us that automating a terminal is no quick fix. In fact, if terminal automation is done in a half-hearted or haphazard manner it can even become a net negative. With further concerns arising from unions worried about job losses, automating can appear a risky…​​

Current & Future State Of Play For Container Automation

Automation once hailed much promise for the sector yet varied results in implementation has shown us that automating a terminal is no quick fix. In fact, if terminal automation is done in a half-hearted or haphazard manner it can even become a net negative. With further concerns arising from unions worried about job losses, automating can appear a risky…​​

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