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DP World to revolutionize container stacking at terminals

multi-storey container stacking system

The Dubai-based global port operator has announced a disruptive technology that would radically improve operations, efficiency and capacity at container terminals. The world’s first multi-storey container stacking system is suggested by the joint-venture formed by DP World and SMS group, a German family-owned industrial engineering company. The new technology will be first implemented at DP […]

Top terminal operators and carriers join for digital transformation of global shipping

blockchain shipping solution

Nine leading ocean carriers and terminal operators signed a Declaration of Intent to form a consortium aimed at developing the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on distributed ledger technology. The signing ceremony took placeat the China International Import Expo inShanghai on 6 November 2018. The participants include shipping lines CMA […]

INTTRA: from e-commerce platform to cloud-based supply chain network

INTTRA

INTTRA, the world’s leading shipping trade platform, is being acquired by E2open, cloud-based supply chain solutions provider, INTTRA announced yesterday. The combination of the two is expected to create an integrated global supply chain and logistics operating network with access to worldwide ocean container capacity and information. INTTRA was founded back in 2001 as a […]

Abu Dhabi Ports to trial its blockchain solution for international trade

Abu Dhabi Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Maqta Gateway LLC have started implementing the first international blockchain project in partnership with the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. This has been announced at GITEX Technology Week that is going on now in Dubai, informs Thomson Reuters’ Middle East edition Zawya. Maqta Gateway became the first local entity in […]

Valenciaport to use blockchain to ensure visibility within supply chain

Valencia port

Last week, the Port Authority of Valencia (Valenciaport) presented its Smart Port strategy at the “Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies” conference in Rotterdam. The event was organized by Port Technology (PTI) on 2-3 October and addressed such key topics as digitization of ports; intelligent supply chain; data exchange and integration; collaboration and standardization. According […]

IT security: hot on ports’ agenda

cyber security

Cyber security is becoming one of the primary issues for ports. In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim of a global cyber-attack named Petya, which affected all Maersk business units, including container shipping, port and tug boat operations, as well as oil and gas production, drilling services, and oil tankers. The incident costed the company […]

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