Are TOS efficient enough for SMTs?

Innovations in the marine industry are subject to numerous articles and press releases, and are generally interested in large Terminal Operating System (TOS) terminals. Next to these large investments, small and medium-sized terminals (SMTs) with their low investments are perceived as an alternative that may be of interest to holders of TOS and SMT suppliers....

Two new Stevedores choose MARCO in Réunion island

After a pre-study realized in March and April 2016, the cargo handling companies SAMR (containers and RORO) and SOMACOM (containers) of TGC terminal chose MARCO’s module « Invoicing – Control – Yield ». SAMR also signed for the module « TAM Dockers ». After some customization fo the software to local business rules, configuration and training were done in...

Lithium-ion batteries expedition under new regulations

Lithium batteries have been classified as a « hazardous chemical ». Depending on the environment in which they are transported, charged batteries may experience a « thermal runaway » which implies overheating and combustion. Thus it is now forbidden to transport them by air, in order to prevent from any disastrous damage of a burned stock of batteries....

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