Technical Papers - Mega Ship Ready

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


Expanding the Suez Canal: Doing the Undoable

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Ashraf Ghazy of the Damietta Port Authority underlines the scale and success of the ongoing Suez Canal expansion

  Dredging and Coastal Development, Mega Ship Ready, Supply Chain


A Fresh Look at Shore Power: The Benefits for Containerships

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Mark Sisson highlights the increasing amount of focus on ship emissions in today's industry, and the options available to operators in a more environment-conscious age

  Dangerous and Hazardous Materials, Environment, Health & Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Supply Chain


Transforming Terminals in the Mega-Age

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Uno Bryfors assess how terminals around the world are adapting to the changing nature of the shipping industry and what these facilities can do to transform with the times

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction



Containerized Logistics: From Dissociation to Reinsertion

  PTI Edition 82 - Port-Centric Logistics

In this paper, Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Global Studies & Geography, Hofstra University outlines how port-centric logistics has gained a new life in the era of Logistics 4.0.

  Port Focus, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics




Big Ships, Deep Channels and Transfer Terminals

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

The Port of Valencia has recently announced plans for a large, new US$1.4 billion terminal, with a 2-km berthing dock and 140-ha terminal area.

  Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


Wave Drift Force Coefficients

  PTI Edition 79 - Smart Ports & Supply Chains

This paper assesses the influence of wave drift forces for the design of navigable areas in ports or harbours subject to high swell waves in terms of resources required for the manoeuvres, as well as in the area occupied by the vessels during the transit in approach channels.

  Environment, Health & Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction


Port Readiness for Megaships

  PTI Edition 79 - Smart Ports & Supply Chains

Global shipping liners such as APM-Maersk and MSC are currently operating 30 and 20 megaships of more than 18,000 TEUs in capacity, respectively, as of July 2018

  Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Terminal Logistics


Smart(er) Ports Needed

  PTI Edition 79 - Smart Ports & Supply Chains

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.

  Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


How to Become a Smart Port City of Call

  PTI Edition 79 - Smart Ports & Supply Chains

Ports searching for a smart business model will find the concise steps shared by two brilliant minds at Dell EMC a recipe for how to transform logistics functions.

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain, VTMIS & Aids to Navigation (ATON), Wireless Networks


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


Digitization and Automation: The Next Stage

  PTI Edition 77 - AI & Intelligence

Here at the beginning of 2018, it might be a good time to pause to take a look at what has actually been happening in the past year, why it happened and what is in store going forward

  Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready


2017: A Container Market Review

  PTI Edition 77 - AI & Intelligence

From the lows (and carrier losses) of 2016, freight rates improved sufficiently during the course of 2017 for the majority of carriers to return to profitable positions

  Mega Ship Ready