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APM virus shutdown contributed to Maersk Q2 2017 loss of USD$264m
AP Moller Maersk has cited “commercially challenged terminals” as one of the reasons APM Terminals reported a loss of USD$264m in Q2 2017. 17 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Rotterdam hackathon to ‘sketch the future’
“Visionaries will sketch the future,” Garmt Nieuwsma of the Port of Rotterdam recently stated. And now we have a date for that event – September 1, 2017. 07 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
IoT can beat “dumb, dark and disconnected” industry
The Internet of Things (IoT) could give greater momentum to the industry’s slow uptake of technological solutions, according to Michael Dempsey, vice-president for Container and Port Solutions at ORBCOMM. 04 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Port of Chittagong tops container growth
In 2016, 126 ports handled more than 1m teu of containers, according to DynaLiners’ ‘The Millionaires’ roundup, which found 82 ports had grown. 26 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Customer feedback counts, says Peel
Investing in new technology is important for a port, but listening to customers is also pivotal, Peel Ports Group’s deputy chief operation officer David Huck told delegates at TOC Europe. 16 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Integration in data-sharing necessary, say executives
Ports need to get better at data-sharing, or risk creating "digital islands" that don't communicate, a digital specialist has warned. 16 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Find pilots and dive in to software melee
Ports needn’t be overwhelmed by the mass of port, container and supply chain technology solutions hitting the market, CEO and partner of SeaIntelligence Consulting Lars Jensen has said. 27 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Shaping partnerships to reduce risk of port investments
WSP’s Johan-Paul Verschuure & Andrew Penfold ask if consortiums are the new development model 26 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Ditch the spreadsheet
Business Intelligence is moving into the realm of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, finds Martin Rushmere 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Collaborate to innovate
Collaboration is the only way for businesses to tackle digital innovation, says Data61's Thomas Vitsounis 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Beauty of co-ordinated port calls
Mikael Lind advises co-ordination for enhanced predictability of port call operations 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Putting potential into practice
The digital economy is crucial to creating a more efficient and transparent supply chain, finds Lara Shingles 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Making ports and terminals more efficient
Digitisation, connectivity and automation are crucial to making ports and terminals more efficient, Dr Yvo Saanen, managing director and founder of TBA, has said. 31 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Navis highlights cloud go-live firsts
Two Finland-based container terminals, Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka, have become the world’s first ports to go live with Navis N4 in a cloud environment. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Digging deep
Two disparate innovations in dredging could have ramifications for ports. Barry Cross investigates 05 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Start-up promises to improve port efficiency
A new start-up promises to help operators improve efficiency using Big Data analytics to support business decisions and to transform port calls covering all key regions. 20 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Walking the walk on automation
A new report by Trelleborg says that broadly speaking, ports and terminals are talking the talk on automation and Big Data, but not embracing either. 11 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
PD Ports optimises resource planning with BI
PD Ports has embraced business intelligence in its operations to optimise processes and plan better for future resource allocation. 07 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Don’t overcomplicate software solutions, ports told
While big data and optimisation are the buzzwords of the moment, Navis’ operational innovation expert Oscar Pernia has stressed that ports do not need to reinvent the wheel to benefit from improved processes. 07 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Making connections
Overseas offices are more than just a public relations outlet for a port. Felicity Landon reports 03 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy