Automation is changing the fortunes of ports
Ports all over the world are using automation to boost productivity while the powerful International Longshore and Warhouse Union stands steadfastly against it. The jury is out on what effect this will have on trade patterns in the longer term but the gulf in approaches to the business seems vast
While concerns about job losses are at the top of the ILWU’s agenda, other countries are preparing the next generation and re-training current workers to meet the needs of the new digital ports of the future
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