Technical Papers - Global Issues

The Art of Applying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Container Terminal Operations

  PTI Edition 85 - Supply Chain Collaboration

Navis' Frederik Stork looks at how AI and Machine Learning are changing ports and terminals and the wider supply chain.

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Supply Chain



Maritime Supply Chain Challenges

  PTI Edition 85 - Supply Chain Collaboration

Yossi Sheffi, Professor of Engineering at MIT, looks at the hurdles that must be overcome for more effective collaboration in the maritime sector

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Finance, Global Terminal Operators, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


The Future of Free Zones In The UK

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Since the EU referendum, there has been a growing interest in the reintroduction of free zones in the United Kingdom. Those advocating free zones believe that they will help to boost British trade after Brexit and promote economic growth.

  Finance, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Supply Chain


How the Chain will Change: Digital Standards in Maritime Infrastructure

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Operators of vessel traffic service (VTS) systems are increasingly finding they have the ability to predict challenging traffic situations. This is made possible when ships share their voyage plans with a VTS centre via common digital infrastructure that has been specially designed for maritime actors.

  Automation and Optimisation, Finance, Global Terminal Operators, Port Focus, Supply Chain


Singapore’s Mega Terminals: Analyzing Battery-Powered Vehicles

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

The growing increase of fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions around the world are causing concern among people and governments.

  Automation and Optimisation, Finance, Port Focus, Supply Chain, The Last Word, Waterfront and Marina


Pervasive, Industrial, Wireless: Evolving Terminal Operations

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Private cellular wireless services are the key to unlocking the digital transformation of terminal operations. Today, the full-scale automation of berth and yard operations, including the deployment of automated stacking cranes (ASC) and automated horizontal transport, such as straddle carriers, as well as the use of drones, is being held back by the inadequacies of existing wireless systems.

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Weighing, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Supply Chain



A Path Towards Zero Emission Maritime Shipping

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

In this paper, Senior Researcher Bryan Comer assesses the moves being made by the shipping industry to become more sustainable

  Dangerous and Hazardous Materials, Environment, Health & Safety, Supply Chain


Q&A: Matthias Korthals, Hapag-Lloyd

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

In an exclusive Q&A with PTI, Matthias Korthals, Senior Director Global Procurement, Hapag-Lloyd speaks about the major challenges the shipping industry is facing in 2019

  Finance, Mega Ship Ready, Supply Chain


2038 A Smart Port Story Part 2 A Review

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Port Technology's Editor Richard Joy reviews the second half of INFORM's groundbreaking sci-fi novella

  Automation and Optimisation, Finance, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain




Smart Ports: A deep transformational moment

  PTI Edition 83 - 5G, AI, ML & Exponential Tech

This paper sees a telecoms giant outline how it sees ports developing and evolving with 5G - a must read for forward thinking port/terminal executives

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Supply Chain


The Mission to be the Google of Shipping: The Blue Ocean of Contopia

  PTI Edition 83 - 5G, AI, ML & Exponential Tech

Loginno has made the headlines recently after striking a partner deal with Navis as the Israeli start-up strives to become the 'Google of shipping'

  Supply Chain


Machine Learning in Terminal Operations

  PTI Edition 83 - 5G, AI, ML & Exponential Tech

This paper analyses how machine learning can develop within the port terminal sphere with specific regard to yard optimization

  Automation and Optimisation, Terminal Logistics