Navis In the News

May 24, 2017 – Port Technology International

Navis TOS Takes to the Cloud in World-First with Finland

Two Finland-based container terminals — Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka — have become the world’s first ports to successfully go live with Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS) technology in a hosted private cloud environment. Steveco is one of Finland’s leading port operators and a full logistics provider offering large scale warehousing and stuffing services, sea and land freight, as well as 3PL services.

Two Finland-based container terminals—Steveco Vuosaari (Helsinki) and Steveco Mussalo (Kotka)—have become the world’s first ports to successfully go live with Navis N4 in a hosted private cloud environment following their March 25th go-lives. Steveco is one of Finland’s leading port operators and a full logistics provider offering large scale warehousing and stuffing services, sea and land freight, as well as 3PL services. With container terminals in both Kotka, near the Russian boarder, and in the capital city of Helsinki serving domestic import and exports, Steveco’s Vuosaari and Mussalo ports move a combined 750,000 TEUs annually. Steveco terminals are noted as some of the most efficient, safest and reliable ports in the region.

May 17, 2017 – Port Technology International

Navis N4 Update Focuses on Greater Container Volumes

Navis has released the newest version of its flagship N4 terminal system software, N4 3.4, so customers have the ability to handle greater container volumes in "a more stable and scalable platform environment". The Cargotec Corporation company has focused on reducing downtime and maintenance costs, as well as access to real time information on operations status and performance.

May 17, 2017 – Container Management

Navis Launches N4 3.4

N4 3.4 includes new features and enhancements in the areas of automation and optimisation; scalability and platform consolidation; performance, upgrades and support; and administrative processing. The new system is expected to allow customers to handle greater container volumes in a more stable and scalable platform environment, providing reduced downtime and maintenance costs, and access to real time information on operations status and performance.

May 17, 2017 – World Cargo News

Navis Launches N4 3.4

Navis is pitching its latest major N4 release as delivering “a more reliable and faster solution” for its customers. N4 3.4 is the second terminal system release delivered through a new “quality-centric Agile development approach”, designed to bring new functionality to N4 faster while improving quality through a new testing strategy and technology. “The end result is continuous integration and the ability to self-correct to bring maximum value to customers,” said Navis.

Navis, part of Cargotec's business area Kalmar, confirms a broader software strategy that will enable container terminals, carriers and their shipping partners to streamline their ocean supply chains and better collaborate together, transforming how goods are efficiently delivered. Cargotec will host Software Day for investors and analysts in Helsinki, Finland on June 1, 2017. The purpose of the event is to provide a possibility to discuss software strategy and business opportunities in more detailed level. 

N4 3.4, the second terminal system release delivered through Navis’ quality-centric Agile development approach, further extends the company’s offerings and capabilities in the areas of automation and optimization; scalability and platform consolidation; performance, upgrades and support; as well as administrative processing. The Agile approach addresses industry needs for faster feature delivery and higher quality, with frequent “sprints” to increase the pace while investing in testing strategy and technology. The end result is continuous integration and the ability to self-correct to bring maximum value to customers.

Navis announced the availability of N4 3.4, the newest version of its flagship terminal system software. In direct alignment with Navis’ broadened software strategy designed to make global trade smarter, safer and more sustainable for all, N4 3.4 aims to optimize performance across the shipping supply chain; simplifying processes through a combination of operational and IT improvements that provide customers with a more reliable and faster solution, and increased responsiveness to business needs.

Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal (DBGT), at V. O. Chidambaranar Port, has received the first shipment of 2 quay cranes last week. The Liebherr cranes, with twin lift spreaders, will handle container vessels with beam of 17 rows across (47 m outreach). The second shipment, comprising 1 quay crane and 9 eRTGCs, is expected at the beginning of May 2017, said a release.

May 5, 2017 – Port Strategy

The Digital Age

It’s high time that the port and logistics industry embraces the age of digitalisation, finds Carly Fields. Disruption is coming, whether the ports and logistics industries like it or not.

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