CTAC19: Day Two in Review

  20 May 2019    News

The Container Terminal Automation Conference was a key forum for debate within the maritime automation community, bringing together industry leaders

Free Paper: Wireless Networks for Terminals

  16 May 2019    News

PTI has published an exclusive paper from Matthias Jablonowski, Nokia, who explores how advanced networks are supporting the evolution of terminal operations

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

Project44 Unveils Supply Chain Visibility Deal

  24 May 2019    News

project44, the world’s leading advanced supply chain visibility platform for shippers and third party logistics firms (3PLs) has launched a new partnership with VisTracks designed to facilitate frictionless efficiency for stakeholders.

PSA Completes Gdansk Purchase

  24 May 2019    News

Singaporean terminal operator PSA International, along with Polish Development Fund (PFR), has announced has formally acquired DCT Gdansk, the largest container terminal in Poland.