Digital transformation: real results

Ask a port operator about their strategy for the next few years and there’s a word you will always hear: digitalisation. Yes, that has been the case for some time – but the difference now is that we are seeing real projects, real results and a genuine understanding of what can be achieved. While 2020 […]

PortXchange pilot at Algeciras Port brings positive results

A six-week PortXchange pilot at Algeciras Port has resulted in improvements of idle time on departure and arrival of Maersk vessels. The Port of Algeciras has been running a pilot project together with Maersk Line, APM Terminals, Marmedsa, and PortXchange to optimise port calls and thereby reduce emissions. The aim of the pilot is to […]

Rotterdam PortXchange trial results in shorter idle times

A recent trial with the digital information platform PortXchange (formerly known as Pronto) at APM Terminals (AMPT) Rotterdam yielded a significant reduction in the average idle time on departure of Maersk vessels. This had benefits for everyone involved: the terminal, the shipping line, the ship agent and the nautical service providers. Participants in the trial […]

OOIL posts positive results but warns of COVID-19 instability

Overseas Orient International Line (OOIL), the parent company of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and a subsidiary of COSCO, saw increases in revenue and profit in 2019 but warned of the effects COVID-19 will have on the market this year. In its annual financial results, the Hong Kong-based company said its revenue jumped from $650 […]

TBA Unveils Results of Brownfield Terminal Study

TBA, port software simulations specialists, has revealed that tripling quay capacity at the Operaciones Portuarias Cabarias S.A. (OPSCA) can be easily achieved without infrastructure investment following a study that reviewed terminal capacity and the impact of alternative handling technology. According to a statement, OPCSA, in the Port of Las Palmas, Spain, part of the TIL […]