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Insight: Building the Smart City

  07 Jun 2019    News

While the transportation sector’s rapid development has witnessed ports transform into connected environments, the shift towards connectivity is also taking effect beyond the gate

Q&A: Ryan Kelly, Virgin Hyperloop One

  05 Jun 2019    News

Hyperloop is one of the most exciting innovations in recent years and has the potential to revolutionize world trade and logistics.

42km of Connected Complexity: Operating in the Digital Future

  Edition 80 - Ports of the Future    E-Technical Papers

This paper describes how Rotterdam is aiming to be the smartest port in the world, explaining some of its vision and activities in relation to digital technology. But what exactly is a smart port?

Securing Future Ports with Multi-Level Cyber Security

  Edition 75 - Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals    E-Technical Papers

With about 90% of world trade carried by the international shipping industry. Ports are vital to the flow of commodities and capital worldwide. Terrorism that interrupts the flow of goods may have a severe effect on the global economy.

Are TOS Systems Efficient Enough for SMTs?

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue    E-Technical Papers

SMT's show strong willingness to change and improve, but they need to do so with little investment, and limited impact. Not only do they need pre-configured software, but they also need a provider who comes with expertise in terminal management to help spot areas for improvements, and to implement them rapidly.


Whitepaper: Automation Fails, but can Win Big

  Edition Online    E-Technical Papers

Daniel Reiss, President of Automated Terminal Systems, and Dr Joseph H. Discenza have composed a joint whitepaper exploring how automation “does not deliver on its promises” yet, if it follows the correct formula, can

How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  Edition 69 - The Mega-Ship Issue    E-Technical Papers

The barometer on the state of health of the dry bulk market is usually reflected in the performance of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is based on a composite of the Capesize, Panamax, Handy-size and Supramax indices. The outlook, based on its past performance, is bleak at the moment

Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online    E-Technical Papers

Load measurement specialist Strainstall articulate in detail all the major issues ports and terminals have to be aware of with the impending container weighing regulations in 2016

Oakland Adopts Ambitious Air Quality Programme

  18 Jun 2019    News

Commissioners at the Port of Oakland have granted approval to an air quality plan which aims to drastically cut diesel and GHG emissions

Trade War Creates Chaos for US Ports

  18 Jun 2019    News

The ongoing trade war between China and the US is causing severe disruption and “logistical havoc” for trans-Pacific ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach