ABB Ports has unveiled a real-time visualisation application for an entire team handling a ship-to-shore (STS) crane.
Ports should capitalise on the ‘no interruption’ benefits of remote control and automation of cranes, according to ABB.
Flexible automation is one of the biggest opportunities facing the ports and terminals industry currently, according to ABB Ports’ senior vice president.
ABB’s Uno Bryfors explains why ports needn’t restrict themselves to RTGs when upgrading yard operations
Shore power could reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 12.5 million tonnes at ports in Norway every year.
Digital technology group ABB has won a contract from Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to provide a shore-to-ship power supply solution for Global Container Terminals (GCT) Deltaport at the Port of Vancouver.
The perks of divorcing the driver from port equipment are clear, finds Alex Hughes
Engineering giant, Cavotec, and energy technology company, ABB, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer worldwide shore-to-ship power solutions.
Simulators offer flexibility and time savings at a price to suit a range of budgets. Alex Hughes reports
A state-of-the-art ‘virtual’ training simulator has been installed at the UK Port of Liverpool to prepare operators for the arrival of the five of the world’s largest cranes later this year.
Automation poses some tough power supply-related questions for ports, explains Stevie Knight
ABB's Fredrik Johansson and Björn Henriksson explain why integration can meet changing container trade dynamics
ABB is to supply a complete electrification and crane automation solution for APM Terminals’ (APMT) new Mexican terminal at the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas.
ABB Group's cranes and harbour business is entering the delivery phase for the remote control crane order boom it received back in 2012.
Fredrik Johanson at ABB Crane Systems reminds us that crane operators in container terminals still need training even when intelligent automatic systems are handling a major part of the crane cycle
Just 20 years ahead and ports will be offshore, quay cranes will be remote controlled and automated rubber-tyred gantry cranes will be commonplace.
It’s started. It was inevitable that the longer this financial blip continued the more chance there was of seeing business buyouts in the ports sector. And we can thank equipment companies for the start of what may well be a domino effect for the rest of the industry.
Global power and automation group, ABB, has acquired California based port automation expert, APS Technology Group, in a bid to extend its crane system portfolio into the container port market.
Europe's first remotely controlled STS crane orders get pulses racing, as Felicity Landon discovers
Automation technology group, ABB, has won contracts from container terminal operators, APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway, to provide automation systems for their new ship-to-shore cranes.
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