Today, more than ever before, there is a real and tangible call for port operators to increase their productivity levels. Container and cargo vessels are getting bigger every year and the current ships on order are much larger than before. This year will see the introduction of the world’s largest container vessel and shipping lines are determined to reduce costs. Larger ships, reduced fuel consumption at every step of the supply chain, and faster turnarounds for vessels docked in port are key drivers within the shipping and port industry.
Shipping lines are demanding faster and faster turnarounds and ports are under growing pressure to deliver increased productivity rates. Driver training and efficient landside operations are key elements for port optimisation. A cost efficient and effective method of up-skilling existing employees or training new ones is high on the agenda of many ports.
Crane simulators are a solution …
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