Tag: Asia

Automated quay cranes on trial in Singapore

automated quay cranes

PSA International is currently testing automated quay cranes (AQCs) at its Pasir Panjang Terminal in Singapore to enhance efficiency of operations and improve working conditions for crane operators, Channel NewsAsia informs. Instead of sitting in a booth of an STS crane 17 storey high, the operators will be monitoring the work of their cranes remotely […]

Indonesia plans to become a transshipment hub, seeks investors

Java Integrated Industrial Ports Estate

Indonesia strives to challenge Singapore’s dominance in the region with a number of own port projects, aiming to become a new global transhipment hub on China’s maritime Silk Road, writes Nikkei Asian Review. After taking office in October 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo endorsed the five-year plan worth 700 trillion rupiah (USD 50.6 bln) to develop the maritime […]

Cambodia expands its deep sea port

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s only deep-sea port, is about to launch a new multipurpose terminal that will be able to accommodate larger vessels, informs The Phnom Penh Post. According to Lou Kim Chhun, Chairman and CEO of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the inauguration is scheduled for June 25 and will be presided over by Prime Minister Hun […]

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