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KALMAR supports automated australian terminal

Kalmar has signed a maintenance and support agreement with International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) covering the automated container handling solution operating at Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT). The maintenance and support agreement for Australia’s first fully automated container terminal covers all aspects of the OneTerminal automated solution, which comprises Navis N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS),… Read more »

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Port of Hamburg Hails 5G Success

The Port of Hamburg has hailed the power of 5G technology following successful tests as part of its plan to become a hub for next-generation industrial mobile communications. According to a statement, the port initiated three specific case studies to test the reliability of 5G technologies. These included installing sensors on ships to transmit movement… Read more »

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Ports in the Cloud: The Next Step in Automation?

As ports and terminals strive for greater connectivity and seek the most efficient means of transitioning to automated processes, could there be a solution which facilitates this change? Cloud-based platforms for collaborative planning, such as the XVELA service recently implemented by two Brazilian terminals, enable trade hubs to share real-time information for the benefit of higher operational efficiency. However,… Read more »

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Port of Hamburg as digital networking pioneer

Underwater drones, autonomous trucks and paperless Customs clearance – the future is already buzzing in the Port of Hamburg. The ‘Digital Networking’ conference run by Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) showed just how far the port has progressed. “In respect of digitalization, the Port of Hamburg is a worldwide beacon offering many USPs,” emphasized Axel… Read more »

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Monitoring Blyth Offshore Windfarm Efficiency

ONYX InSight will monitor the Blyth Offshore windfarm project’s 8.3MW MHI Vestas V164 wind turbines Photo: ONYX InSight   A predictive maintenance provider has signed a three-year contract with EDF Renewables at Blyth Offshore Demonstrator windfarm to monitor the largest operational wind turbines. The contract will see ONYX InSight monitor the project’s 8.3MW MHI Vestas… Read more »

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First onsite 3D printing port facility

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has signed an MOU with PSA Corporation Limited, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster and 3D MetalForge Pte Ltd to establish the world’s first onsite 3D printing facility for port applications. The Additive Manufacturing (AM) rapid production facility will be strategically located at PSA Singapore’s Pasir Panjang Terminal, where… Read more »

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ROAD Mapping Targets Bunkering Sustainability

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will form a work group with the maritime industry to undertake an industry road mapping exercise to prepare the Singapore bunker industry for a sustainable future.   y William Cho (Port of SingaporeUploaded by Hydriz) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons       The initiative… Read more »