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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

Not all UK-bound ro-ro freight is Brexit compliant

A spokesman for Dutch trade body for road transport companies and logistics service providers Transport en Logistiek Nederlandsays some hauliers have adopted a ‘wait and see’ attitude to a WTO Brexit scenario

Europe Netherlands

Capsized car carrier to be removed from port of Brunswick

The US Coast Guard is carrying out an investigation of the capsizing, but says it could be weeks or months before the cause is determined

US States Casualty

Why smart ports will be a game-changer for shipping

Join two panels of experts at the Lloyd’s List Smart Ports Forum, to be held in Dubai on November 20, to hear how ‘smart’ can be a game-changer for ports, and how smart ports will be a game-changer for trade

Events Middle East and Africa

UK signs Brexit freight capacity contracts worth $109m

Up to £86m ($109m) of UK taxpayer cash will be used to fund a set of contracts handed out to a select number of shipping companies as the Brexit deadline approaches on October 31. The contracts will be in place for six months and are designed to operate around the ports best-placed to handle a WTO Brexit

Containers Political and Trade

Italy must integrate port reform and maritime governance

Italy’s maritime economy lacks the central oversight and organisation that benefit other European governments

Europe Italy

Ocean freight peak season fails to materialise

Carriers have little to look forward to on the transpacific trade as shippers look elsewhere

Containers Political and Trade
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