In case you missed it, TGI complied marking facts. June is marked by recognitions in the environmental field and new technologic developments.
Greener port activities are rewarded. The Port of Long Beach was thus named the « Best Green Seaport » worldwide. The terminal has indeed managed to reduce its environmental impact and to improve air and water quality. The recognition is delivered at the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards.
The environmental and innovative actions set up by Dunkerque Port were recognised too. The port has received the EcoPorts network’s Port Environmental Review System certification.
The Port of Rotterdam is testing an EnergyPod that allows to generate, store and convert solar and wind energy. This solution, provided by Amphibious Energy, a Dutch company, can be a green alternative to diesel generators.
Automation and digitization are becoming necessary in the shipping field. According to Lars Jensen, Sea Intelligence Consultign CEO, shipping actors need to automate and digitize to be able to face competition.
Knud E. Hansen, a maritime engineering compay, has recently released an image of its new electric RoRO vessel. This ship will have lithium batteries and won’t produce any emissions while the ship is at berth.
The International Maritime Organization is working on autonous shipping, by defining autonomy categories. The IMO aims to determine an environmentally friendly way to ship autonomously.
APM Terminals Moin in Costa Rica received new ship-to-shore and electric rubber-tire gantry cranes. These cranes will help to improve the competitiveness of the terminal and mark the nearly end of the port development due in February 2019.
A new version of the c-MAP software, FleetManager, has been lauched. This software allows to generate fleet management analytics. TGI proposes a similar product on its flagship TOS product OSCAR : the « Dashboard module » enable you to synthetize your terminal data in one dashboard.