Technical Papers - Port Planning, Design & Construction

New Ports: From Confrontation to Collaboration?

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Our coasts and estuaries are amongst the most productive habitats for biodiversity in the world, and their value is recognised through legal designations, including under the EU Habitats and Birds Directives. They are also international shipping routes and perform a wider range of ecosystem functions including flood mitigation.

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Weighing, Mobility, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain


Automation & Humans Working Together

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

David Moosbrugger looks at the challenges and benefits of implementing automated technologies within a terminal environment

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Terminal Operators, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Terminal Logistics


Upping the IT Ante: Adoption of Industry 4.0

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Nazery Khalid assesses the key drivers of technological change within the maritime industry and looks forward to the future of the sector

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain


Automated Terminals and Self-Driving Cars

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

In this paper, Jari Hamalainen and Pekka Yli-Paunu highlight an exciting technology that is changing the face of automated terminals

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Terminal Logistics


We Are Smarter But Are We Safer?

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Captain Richard W A Brough takes a closer look at the safety of port operations in an age of increasing technological development

  Dangerous and Hazardous Materials, Environment, Health & Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction


Case Study: Optimizing Trapac

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

In this paper, Sylvia Wong and Evan Crawford take a closer look at how automation was implemented at the highly automated facility in Los Angeles

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Terminal Operators, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Terminal Logistics


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





Gulftainer’s Wilmington Strategy: Port-Centric Logistics & Collaboration

  PTI Edition 82 - Port-Centric Logistics

After Gulftainer's famous takeover of the Port of Wilmington, this paper looks into how the UAE-based operator plans to make a success of its US port via a port-centric logistics based strategy

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


Logistical Ports: Critical Connection Points in the Supply Chain

  PTI Edition 82 - Port-Centric Logistics

Dr Noel Hacegaba of the Port of Long Beach makes the case for ports becoming logistics clusters, rendering the key nodes in the supply chain

  Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


Port-Centric Logistics: Enabling Smarter Trade

  PTI Edition 82 - Port-Centric Logistics

In this paper, Rashid Abdulla, CEO of DP World Europe & Russia, outlines how DP World are utilising port-centric logistics to maintain its position as a global leader in terminal operations

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



Smart Ports or Smart People: An SPSCT Event Review

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

PTI Editor Richard Joy review the Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies Conference 2018 in Rotterdam

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction


Statecraft in The Age of Connectivity: The Case of Kazakhstan’s Diversified Railways Diplomacy

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

In a world increasingly shaped by infrastructure initiatives – spearheaded by, but not limited to, the China-sponsored Belt and Road Initiative– connectivity is fast becoming a key area of statecraft.

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment, Health & Safety, Finance, Global Terminal Operators, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain