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 […]

Hutchison Ports launches remote-controlled yard operations in Hong Kong

Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), part of Hutchison Ports, officially launched yesterday the operations of remote-controlled Rubber-Tyred Gantry cranes (RTGs) and automated container stacking system at its Container Terminal 9 (CT9) North at the Tsing Yi part of the Hong Kong port. According to HIT, this makes CT9 North the first container terminal in Hong Kong […]

PSA unveils cutting-edge technologies in Singapore

PSA Singapore

PSA Singapore, a fully-owned subsidiary of PSA International which operates the largest container transhipment hub in Singapore, is currently showcasing advanced port technologies at its “Intelligent Port of the Future” Exhibition held from 10-14 January 2018 at Pasir Panjang Terminal Building 3. Divided into three zones, the exhibition begins with a look back at PSA’s […]

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