Technical Papers - Automation and Optimisation

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


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


Terminal Automation: the Good, the Bad and the Future

  PTI Edition 84 - Delivering Performance

Rich Ceci analyses the benefits of automation and looks at what the future might bring

  Automation and Optimisation, Finance, Port Focus, Supply Chain





Machine Learning in Container Terminals

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

This paper sees Dr Leonard Heilig and Eduardo Lalla-Ruiz of the University of Hamburg articulate the latest breakthroughs in machine learning

  Automation and Optimisation



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


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


The Port of Hamburg: A 5G Testing Ground

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

This paper overviews the ongoing 5G trials at the Port of Hamburg, examining how the port can interact with the city and build new technological capability

  Automation and Optimisation


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


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