Technical Papers - Terminal Focus

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


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


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


Designing Future-Proof Container Terminals

  PTI Edition 81 - Terminal Automation Design

This paper examines best practices and recommended approaches to structuring the design process of container terminals

  Automation and Optimisation, Terminal Logistics


The Future of Smart Investment: Automation and IoT

  PTI Edition 81 - Terminal Automation Design

This paper looks into why some applications and concepts have been clear winners in this nascent journey of IoT, and others have not

  Automation and Optimisation, Terminal Logistics



Rethinking Terminal Automation Design

  PTI Edition 81 - Terminal Automation Design

Wim D’haseleer and Dr. Oscar Pernia of TiL offer an authoritative insight into the history and future of terminal automation design

  Automation and Optimisation, Terminal Logistics


10 Pre-Requisites for Smart Terminals

  PTI Edition 81 - Terminal Automation Design

This TBA paper is the first to feature video optimization in PTI's history. In it Dr Yvo Saanen articulates 10 key actions for terminals

  Automation and Optimisation



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