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In focus – Smart Ports

Ports sit at the interface between ocean and land-based logistics. But to be more than just a gateway, they must find ways of including all the participants they accommodate into integrated systems. Lloyd’s List explores the so-called ‘Smart Port’ concept, one that is rapidly evolving as ports embrace the digitised world.

 

Get smart: The new technology of port communities

Ports need to bring value-added services to their customers in order to turn ports into communities that are more than a collection of individual entities

Europe Containers Ports and Logistics

Los Angeles works to become the port of the future

Long-term goal is to improve data flow among cargo owners, shipping lines, and other stakeholders so that port and terminal operators have an extended window of time to track inbound cargo

North America United States Containers

Smart port solutions demand unilateral approach

Ports that fail to embrace the smart concept risk being overtaken by competitors who make the most of smart-port technologies, according to BCG

Containers Ports and Logistics Technology and Innovation

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What makes a port ‘smart’?

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping in the week ahead

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Singapore Maritime Week

PSA-backed trade platform takes off on desire to cut red tape

The digital platform dubbed Calista will cross the 22m-transaction mark very soon

Singapore Containers

Chinese ports rush to upgrade to the smart age

Ports have not quite figured out the rewards or the price of sharing their data with other industry stakeholders

Asia Pacific China Containers

Set Alert for Ports & Logistics

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Keeping up with the neighbours as Singapore looks to IMO 2020

Singapore’s financial and support infrastructure for the bunkering industry is relatively more developed than its competitors’ but subtle shifts in trade patterns or arbitrage trading opportunities could change things

Asia Pacific Containers

The Interview: Rod Riseborough

After 40 years in the container shipping industry, including top management roles with carriers and a data provider, the recently retired chief executive of Container Trades Statistics knows the business inside out and is sceptical about the growth prospects of emerging economies. Instead, he is convinced that Europe and the US will remain the two big import markets that will continue to underpin the global box trades
Containers Ports and Logistics

New acquisitions, products and services help DP World to 22% first half profit rise

DP World also said its recent acquisitions are performing in line with expectations, with Unifeeder continuing to benefit from structural changes in the market

International Containers

Cameron LNG begins commercial operation from Train 1 in Louisiana

Cameron LNG is the second LNG plant operating in Cameron Parish after Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG, which inaugurated its fifth train in March
US States Tankers and Gas

Canada’s west coast container ports see imports up, exports down

At Prince Rupert, the port’s July 2019 containerised imports hit 66,277 teu, a whopping increase of 29.72% over the 51,091 teu recorded at the port in July 2018
Canada United States

UK port data shows manufacturers stockpiling ahead of Brexit

‘These figures serve to evidence that ports are playing a vital role in facilitating the British economy’s Brexit preparations’ — the BPA’s Phoebe Warneford-Thomson

EU United Kingdom
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