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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

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles sign agreement to improve market share

The new agreement between the two Southern California ports aims to reverse that decline, a point underscored by the directors of the two facilities

US States Containers

DP World acquires key terminal in Canada

Fraser Surrey Docks was founded in the early 1960s and has become the largest modern and multi-purpose terminal on the west coast of North America, operating some 1,200 m of berth and 189 acres of yard
Canada DP World

China Merchants Port raises $100m from virus-control bonds

More than 60 entities have raised Yuan7.5bn from the so-called virus-control bonds in the period from February 10 to February 21, according to Wind’s data

Asia Pacific Containers

Coronavirus: Container truck drivers returning to Ningbo port

Development comes as the disease disrupts shipping and port operations, with increased blank sailings leading to a volume loss of 1.7m teu

Asia Pacific Containers

India orders crews to stay on board ships at risk of coronavirus

Ships from specified countries are allowed to berth. However, their crews will not be allowed to disembark regardless of nationality

India Containers

The week in charts: Libyan oil exports stall and trapped tanker finally sails

The blockade on crude export ports in the east of Libya continues to have a severe impact on the country’s exports, while a suezmax tanker trapped in Venezuelan waters since January 2019 has finally discharged its cargo and sailed away.

Containers Tankers and Gas
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