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Posted by March 8, 2019

​Cargotec's Navis Acquires Octopi TOS

Navis, part of Cargotec, has acquired privately owned company Cetus Labs, Inc. in the US, a provider of a cloud-based terminal operating system (TOS) Octopi for small container and mixed cargo terminals. 

With the addition of Octopi to its software portfolio, Navis is better positioned to support thousands of smaller terminals around the world that are eager to modernise terminal operations, yet lack the technology infrastructure and technical expertise required to support a full-scale Navis N4 TOS deployment.

Launched in 2015, Octopi is a modern and lightweight, cloud-based TOS developed exclusively for small container and mixed cargo terminals. Currently in use at ten sites in seven countries, Octopi delivers a cost-effective and easy-to-use TOS solution that enables its customers to better manage their operations in vessel planning and yard management, track cargo and communicate electronically in real-time with their commercial ocean shipping partners.

The acquisition does not have a significant impact on the Cargotec 2019 financials.