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Smart(er) Ports Needed

Editor's note: This paper is an excellent read for port and terminal industry professionals who want to understand how the use of data and information can deliver more efficient activities at a port. 

Since the new millennium, global tonnage has risen across major maritime cargo sectors by 66%, with containerized activity the major demand driver as volumes have almost tripled since 2000, according to ClipperMaritime research and databases. Containerships are getting bigger and a re-grouping of liner alliances and shipping line consolidation has occurred – all while terminals seek to improve terminal operating efficiencies, invest in capacity and keep a tight control of operating expenses. In 2017, the Port of Antwerp confirmed that getting a container from point A to point B frequently involves more than 30 different parties, with an average of 200 interactions between them…

James Caldwell, Infrastructure Advisor, ClipperMaritime

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