Technical Papers

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 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




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


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


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


Automation Options for RTG Terminals

  PTI Edition 81 - Terminal Automation Design

Mark Sisson, Senior Port Planner with AECOM, reviews how RTG terminals can maximise their efficiency

  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