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March 25, 2021
Implementing innovative technology and advancing the use of data is no longer a question of being first movers or trendsetters.
Kristian Skaarup, CEO, Lorenz Technology
Edition: Dynamic Port Automation
March 25, 2021
International container traffic has recently reached record volumes as traffic ramped up through much of the pandemic and container movements continue to grow.
Tom Forbes, Head of Rail, Navis Rail
Edition: Dynamic Port Automation
March 25, 2021
The first port terminal to introduce automation was Rotterdam in 1993. Terminal operator ECT was a forerunner in its vision to implement automated systems to move containers from quay cranes to the container stack.
Dr Rafiq Swash, Founder, AIDrivers
Edition: Dynamic Port Automation
March 25, 2021
When cargo handling equipment suddenly fails, the consequences can be cataclysmic.
Barry Larrain, Big Trucks Industry Manager, Hyster Company
Edition: Dynamic Port Automation
March 9, 2021
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.
Richard Morton, Secretary General, International Port Community Systems Association (IPSCA)
Edition: Ports Embark on Digital Transformations
February 24, 2021
The Port of Marseille Fos is a key multi-purpose port in the south of France. The port has been resilient throughout 2020 against the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and with investments planned into the next five years is embarking on a modernisation and development path.
Interview with Marie-Hélène Pasquier, Secretary General, Union Maritime et Fluviale (UMF), and Senior Member, Via Marseille Fos (VMF)
Edition: Ports Embark on Digital Transformations
February 24, 2021
Data is transforming the world - the increasing rates at which data is generated, shared, stored and analysed is staggering. Digital transformation can be viewed as the movement of processes, functions and information flows utilising the benefits of data and analysis aided by modern technology.
Ajay Bhardwaj, Sr Director of Product Management, and Meena Shah, Sales Engineer, Navis
Edition: Ports Embark on Digital Transformations
February 24, 2021
Dr. Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President, INFORM; Dr. Boris Michel, Head of Sales & Technical Sales INFORM DataLab; Matthew Wittemeier, Senior Manager International Marketing and Customer Relations, INFORM’s Logistics Division
Edition: Ports Embark on Digital Transformations
January 29, 2021
As the drive to improve environmental performance at container terminals continues to gather pace, operators are faced with several choices when it comes to expanding or renewing their rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) crane fleets in order to achieve sustainability gains.
Marko Rasinen, Product Manager, RTG at Kalmar
Edition: Spotlight on Sustainable Initiatives
January 29, 2021
As marine terminal technology advances and becomes more sophisticated, the demands on terminal IT departments have grown exponentially.
Andy Clason, VP of Technical Services, Navis
Edition: Spotlight on Sustainable Initiatives
January 29, 2021
As the US inaugurates its 46th president and re-joins the Paris Climate Agreement, the status of climate change will climb back up the global agenda and reignite the need to drive down global carbon emissions.
Dr Rafiq Swash, CEO and Founder, AIDrivers
Edition: Spotlight on Sustainable Initiatives
January 29, 2021
In 2019, INFORM undertook the ambitious step of embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN SDGs challenge companies to replace profit maximisation with a multifactor success model that adds "people" and "planet" to the traditional "profit" success factor. We were challenged to assess how we were, or could, contribute to the 17 SDGs.
Dr. Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President; Karsten Schumacher, Senior Consultant; Matthew Wittemeier, Senior Manager International Marketing and Customer Relations, INFORM’s Logistics Division
Edition: Spotlight on Sustainable Initiatives

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