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How ‘smart’ can ports be once the human element is factored in?

Moffat & Nichol’s senior manager for terminal automation Bart Vermeer discussed the many stakeholders in and around a port complex, and of the need for all of them to collaborate to achieve the benefits of the new technologies

Aecom vice-president Mark Sisson said that one aim of information technology is to ‘take as many people as possible out of the process’ and that ‘unreliable labour’ is a key driver for automation at ports

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