Technical Papers - Supply Chain

BOXBAY: The Future is Vertical

  Edition Online

Port Technology is pleased to release an exclusive technical paper from the brains behind the new 'high bay' terminal planned by DP World and SMS Group

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment, Health & Safety, Global Terminal Operators, Mega Ship Ready, Mooring & Berthing, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics, Warehousing and Logistics


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


IoT & 5G Potentialities in Ports & Terminals

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

This paper discusses various types of business use cases of IoT and 5G and outlines how relevant they are to digital ports, connected infrastructure, connected port ecosystems, and connected human and cyber-security

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain



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



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


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


Kuenz FREERIDER – The next Level of RTG

  Edition Online

The industry knows that we have the expertise in building rail mounted container cranes and we want to fulfill the customers demand for a wider product range. This demand has resulted in the Kuenz Information System (KIS) and new solutions in automation, as well as the development of the FREERIDER.

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment, Health & Safety, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics, Warehousing and Logistics


Smart is the New Small

  PTI Edition e-Book - Automation in 2018

Digital transformation has been bringing sweeping changes across all industries. In shipping, the evolution has been progressive but slow.

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Terminal Operators, Mobility, Port Focus, Terminal Logistics, Warehousing and Logistics


Securing Maritime Software Systems Academia & Industry Working Together

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

The maritime sector is crucial to the world economy, and the computer technology that manages it is critical to its successful operation. Maritime transportation increasingly relies on information and communications technology (ICT) to manage and optimize its operations and services.

  Container Handling, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


Digital Twin and Capacity Planning: Next Generation Ports

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

As the scale and complexity of container ports operations grow, more sophisticated and accurate methods are required to derive precise planning for next generation ports.

  Port & Maritime Training, Emulation Training, Port Management Training, Simulation Training, Port Focus, Supply Chain


The Connected Supply Chain: Enhancing Risk Management in a Changing World

  PTI Edition 80 - Ports of the Future

As supply chains become more global and interconnected, their exposure to risk increases. Higher demand volatility, unprecedented technologocial changes, and supply chain speed intensify risk exposure. In this context, academics and practitioners often suggest that supply chain have not been as exposed to risks as they are now since the end of WWII.

  Automation and Optimisation, Finance, Global Terminal Operators, Mega Ship Ready


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