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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

Latest From Ports and Logistics

Shipping seeks clarity on UK's seafarer vaccine policy

The UK Chamber of Shipping has asked the government to better publicise the fact it is vaccinating foreign seafarers, saying some health authorities are unaware of the rules

United Kingdom Crewing

Suspected cyber attack disrupts South African ports

The outage, widely interpreted to have been a cyber attack, was said to have affected the NAVIS terminal operating system. Its website is also offline

Containers Ports and Logistics

First digitally controlled arrival opens way for widespread efficiency gains

Wärtsilä has received expressions of interest from several sectors of the industry following the arrival at Tanger Med of Kobe Express

International Ports and Logistics

WHO pushes for seafarers to be a priority for vaccines

The World Health Organization has recommended seafarers get priority for vaccinations, in a change to guidance for transport workers. With rollouts gaining pace, the industry may soon start to demand more travel rights for vaccinated crews

Asia Pacific Europe

Shipping and ports on UK's ‘pingdemic’ exemption list

Department of Health and Social Care is ‘determined to make it as administratively burdensome as possible, in order to keep numbers down and discourage timewasters’, says UKMPG

United Kingdom Ports and Logistics

Port operations in Shanghai and Ningbo disrupted by typhoon

China’s National Meteorological Centre has issued an orange alert, the second most-serious level, for the storm, which is expected to make landfall in the country’s Zhejiang province over the weekend with strong gales and heavy rainfall

Asia Pacific China
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