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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

FMC seeks to standardise supply chain data flows

FMC preparing to report its findings on how data is shared through intermodal networks. Commissioner Carl Bentzel is seeking to harmonise and open up information channels

United States Containers

Singapore port to develop ship-to-shore drone operations

The agreement will see both parties start joint studies on the feasibility and development of cargo drone deliveries

Asia Pacific Singapore

High container freight rates likely to last well into 2023

A normalisation of the box shipping freight environment continues to fade further into the future. Even with inflation slowing demand, a decline in rates is unlikely this year or next

International Containers

China’s coronavirus policies vary from port to port, study finds

Vessels being denied entry for scheduled cargo operations or repair work if positive test cases are found on board

China Political Risk and Trade

Congestion slows Asia-Europe voyage times

Overcrowded terminal yards and hinterland delays are leading to lengthy delays. A surge of cargo from Shanghai could lead to further problems

Asia Pacific Europe
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