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JIT Trial Cuts Emissions

Jul 15, 2019

'Just-In-Time' (JIT) operations have the potential to cut the time ships spend idling outside ports and help reduce harmful emissions as well as save on fuel costs.According to International Maritime Organization (IMO), this can be achieved…

INSIGHTS: John F. Reinhart, CEO, Virginia Port Authority (VPA)

Jul 15, 2019

John F. Reinhart is the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA). He is responsible for the broad programmatic areas of business development and growth, strategic marketing, finance, and operations of Virginia’s marine terminal facilities: Virginia International Gateway…

FIT Speeds-up Flow of Cargo

Jun 30, 2019

Florida International Terminal (FIT) has successfully deployed the eModal Community Portal (eCP) PreGate appointment module to improve turn times and customer service.The port operator of a 41 acre marine terminal in the Southport area of Port…

Start-ups to Make Rotterdam Port Smarter

Jun 24, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority signed individual Letters of Intent (LoI) with four enterprising new companies that are expected to help make the port more sustainable, more efficient and ‘smarter’.Agreed during the fourth edition of PortXL…

NC Ports Adopts Vortex Simulator

Jun 19, 2019

North Carolina Ports took delivery of a CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training solutions, port equipment simulator in May. The simulator will run training packs for Reach Stacker and Ship-to-Shore Cranes.North Carolina Ports, with facilities in Morehead City and Wilmington…

Kalmar Intros Electric Reachstacker

Jun 19, 2019

Kalmar, a part of Cargotec Corporation,  forges ahead on its electrification journey with maritime industry's first fully electric reachstacker for the global logistics provider Cabooter Group.'Kalmar is another step closer to having an electric…

AtoB@C Begins Towage in Port of Raahe

Jun 17, 2019

AtoB@C Shipping, a ship operator and logistics company, said that it would start to offer port towage and related services in Port of Raahe, Finland in August 2019.A press release from the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Finnish dry bulk shipping…

Oakland Port Aims for Zero Emissions

Jun 17, 2019

The Port of Oakland, a major container ship facility located in Oakland, California, in the San Francisco Bay, said that its Commissioners have approved an air quality plan intended to drastically cut diesel and greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the Port’s maritime operations…

Vessel Training Simulation at Tema Port

Jun 17, 2019

The first vessel has successfully docked at Tema Port’s new MPS Terminal 3, Ghana, said a statement from APM Terminals.The container vessel will be used for training purposes over the coming weeks, to ensure that the terminal runs smoothly from day one…

Oakland Port Gets Funding for Tech Program

Jun 02, 2019

The Alameda County Transportation Commission has received $12.45 million from the California Transportation Commission for the implementation of the Freight Intelligent Transportation System (FITS) program at the Port of Oakland.FITS includes…

SC Ports to Use Tideworks Solutions

May 01, 2019

The provider of comprehensive terminal operating system (TOS) solutions, Tideworks Technology announced that South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has successfully gone live with Tideworks’ graphical planning solution, Spinnaker, at the Port…

DP World, SMS Launch Boxbay

Apr 18, 2019

Global ports operator DP World and industrial engineering firm SMS Group announced 'Boxbay', a new and 'smart' shipping container storage system that aims to change the way that containers are handled in ports.The patented design and rack structure…

Singapore Seeks Marine Digital Transformation

Apr 10, 2019

Singapore's maritime sector is preparing to ride the wave of digitalisation as a means to chart next phase of growth. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will focus on digitalisation to help companies innovate and improve productivity over the next three years…

EIC Made Compulsory in Ports

Apr 08, 2019

A new global rule mandated by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for national governments to introduce electronic information exchange (EIC) between ships and ports took effect from Monday (8 April 2019).The aim is to make cross-border trade simpler and the logistics chain more efficient…

World’s Largest STS Transfer Hub Comes in Malaysia

Apr 05, 2019

KA Petra, a Malaysian ship-to-ship (STS) transfer specialist, has signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Hutchison Port Holdings to jointly develop the world’s largest STS transfer hub in the country.Under the terms of the HOA, KA Petra will have 70% interest in the project…

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Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

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