Technical Papers

Optimizing Berth Schedules: It’s Time to go Green

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper argues for a defined berth schedule system that allows the mitigation of the environmental effects of vessel berthing

  Environment, Health & Safety, Mega Ship Ready


Blockchain for Maritime: Securing the Cyber Environment

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper addresses the security element of blockchain, which promises so much in terms of securely connecting the supply chain

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


DP World: Linking the Supply Chain

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

DP World is increasingly known as the world's most exciting and technologically advanced terminal operators, and in this paper we get an insight into how the port giant is linking its operations along the intelligent supply chain

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Energy Peak Shavings for Ship-to-Shore Cranes

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Peak shaving implies the lowering of the highest observed peak in energy demand to reduce the energy-related costs. This enables container terminals to lower the handling costs of containerships, giving them a better competitive position

  Container Handling, Environment, Health & Safety



Arctic Container Shipping: The Risks of Heavy Fuel Oil

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper explores new Arctic shipping routes and the risks of using heavy fuel oil in the region

  Environment, Health & Safety




Terminal Automation Platforms: Open Interfaces

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper is a shorter version of a full length white paper which will be available on the PTI website shortly

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


Expanding Perspectives: From Port Focus to Supply Chain Focus

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This feature from Kuenz explores how the company is shifting its focus from traditional port operations to broader supply chains

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


Q&A: David Moosbrugger, Kuenz

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Exclusive Q&A David Moosbrugger, Managing Director, Kuenz

  Container Handling


Maersk: Next-Gen Efficiency in Reefer Operations

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Maersk has had a huge push in recent months towards improving its logistics operations across the board, in this paper the container hauling giant articulates its vision for reefer containers

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain



End-to-End Planning Processes

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This latest offering from one of Port Technology's most regular and well-read contributors takes us beyond the port and explores how we can plan the supply chain from an end-to-end perspective

  Automation and Optimisation


Crane & Operator Health & Safety

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper addresses issues such as such as awkward posture, and environmental factors including heating, ventilation, noise, and vibration, continue to impact crane operators’ well being

  Container Handling


Digital Transformation: Are Start-Ups the New Leaders?

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

The digital wave encompassing the contemporary port sector is creating new opportunities for forward-thinking tech start-ups to influence the industry in new ways. This paper addresses whether the start-up has now become the key player in the industry

  Automation and Optimisation