digitalization

ICTSI implements new port cyber security technology

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) announced that it will use a new technology for its business units in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas to protect thousands of end-points across its network. ICTSI will collaborate with BlackBerry Limited to use its BlackBerry Cylance technology.

APM Terminals launch innovative customer alert system

APT Terminals presented its brand new customer alert system, as from the 1st of December is going to replace the previous old email subscription one. Through these additional improvements and with just a subscribe, customers will be able to receive terminal alerts via SMS (Text) or email.

New report analyzes the potential of 5G for ports

Operational efficiency is crucial for ports, given that about 90% of global trade relies on maritime transportation. Industry 4.0 and Internet Plus drive ports to transform and upgrade to digital, automated, and smart operation. With 5G, Huawei and Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC) will collaborate to promote this transformation and upgrade to build efficient and environment-friendly smart ports.

Jeddah Islamic Port to accommodate e-commerce bonded express facility

LogiPoint and NAQEL signed an agreement to establish the first Bonded Express facility at LogiPoint – Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port, which will be dedicated to e-commerce operations. This facility will be the first of its kind at a Saudi Port dedicated to the clearance and fulfillment of express and e-commerce shipments.

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Maqta Gateway heads towards digitalization

Maqta Gateway, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etisalat to boost digitalization across its port facilities, by launching technologies such as  cloud computing, IoT and big data, paving the way for a new era of digital transformation in the maritime sector.

ABP: Smart companies should boost UK ports’ innovation

Associated British Ports (ABP) calls all British technology companies to overcome any operational challenges in the shipping industry and focus on bringing innovation and digitalization; It collaborates with  the Knowledge Transfer Network, to run the EnSiX Challenge Competition, which invites UK businesses to provide innovative solutions to help boost efficiency and sustainability.

Partnership sparks 5G future to Belfast Harbour

On Friday, October 18, BT together with mixed reality partners Ubimax and VRtuoso demonstrated the apparent benefits that 5G can deliver to business and industry, with live demonstrations of augmented and virtual reality, for the first time throughout the UK, to the Belfast Harbour.

GCT joins TradeLens

Global Container Terminals (GCT), a container terminal operator in North America, has joined the TradeLens supply chain platform. By taking part in TradeLens, GCT aims to securely connect with supply chain partners including ocean carriers, beneficial cargo owners, and railways.

Port of Rotterdam offers tracking of dry cargo flows

The Port of Rotterdam now offers the tracking of dry cargo flows. NPRC, the inland shipping cooperative, digitized its ‘supply chain’ in an efficient way in order to enable clients to monitor the status of their cargo with precision. Since summer, clients have been in the position to track connections to sea-going transport in Rotterdam as well as have real-time insight into inland shipping transport.

North Carolina Ports to improve its IT infrastructure

Versiant, a provider of software and support services for enterprise IT infrastructure, announced a partnership with North Carolina Ports, aiming to enhance the latter’s operational efficiency and security. Versiant also informed that they have successfully completed the first phase of an infrastructure refresh,

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