The Port of Barcelona began the ‘5G Maritime’ pilot test in July, a project that aims to validate the location of ships in real time and with great precision, obtaining image data that complement the information of the current geolocation systems of the port.
Keeping up with the industry’s digital evolution, port of Gothenburg joined forces with Wabtec to implement Port Optimizer, a tool that will digitize maritime shipping data for cargo owners and supply chain stakeholders through secure, channeled access.
The City of Antwerp, Port of Antwerp, the Antwerp Police and the Antwerp Fire Department joined their forces in order to develop and test a private 5G network.
Port of Antwerp announced that from 1st January 2021, will start the releasing of the containers through a digital, secure and integrated solution known as Certified Pick up (CPu).
Combining data from various sources allows shippers who import goods through the port of Rotterdam to visualise the supply chain more clearly. A pilot project of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is now a fully-fledged application called Cargo Tracker.
Port of Los Angeles plans to launch a new supply chain key dashboard data in order that all supply chain stakeholders have access and can use forward-looking information to better plan and prepare for inbound cargo.
The Port of Los Angeles’ digital connections are expanding as it signed a new agreement with TradeLens, a blockchain-based digital container logistics platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.
Port of Piraeus recently awarded a project to the optimization expert INFORM, in order to enhance the efficiency and transparency of vehicle handling at the port’s car facility.
The Xiamen Container Terminal Group announced that the port of Xiamen will be the first port in China as its operations will be digitalized, using the Internet-of-Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G.
A challenge ports face today is how they can evolve and keep up with the developing digitalization, in order to increase the efficiency and sustainability of logistic operations.
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