Navis In the News

Nov 16, 2017 – Maritime Executive

Technology Companies Set Up Automation Taskforce

Navis, Microsoft China, terminal equipment manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) and global infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol have formed a joint taskforce to deliver a single, integrated solution for future terminal automation projects and to automate existing terminal infrastructure.

Nov 16, 2017 – Port Strategy

Taskforce for automation development launched

Navis, Microsoft China, ZPMC and global infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol, aim to deliver a single, integrated solution to initiate future terminal automation projects, as well as optimise and/or automate existing terminal infrastructures and systems to provide faster pathways to improved productivity, safety and sustainability.

With the global automated container terminal market expected to grow 25 percent by 2021 (according to research from Technavio), there is a significant need to support terminals as they work to achieve excellence in various phases of automation. The exploratory taskforce provides best-of-breed elements to a solution which would comprehensively address the industry’s most complex automation readiness and optimization problems cost effectively, and with minimal risk. Customers could benefit from the collaboration of the following:

Nov 16, 2017 – Port Technology International

Industry Leaders Collaborate for AI Port Automaton

A new automation taskforce aims to combine artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, IoT, and big data to deliver a single, integrated solution for future terminal automation projects. The partnership will combine the expertise of terminal systems designer Navis, platform and productivity company Microsoft China, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC, and the global infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol.

Navis, together with Microsoft China, the technology partner of ZPMC, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC and global infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol, announced the formation of a joint taskforce to explore opportunities and turnkey automation solutions.

XVELA, a cloud collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, recently announced that Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (“ONE”) has selected XVELA’s next-generation Collaborative Stowage solution to meet its stowage planning needs. The selection of XVELA’s cloud-based solution underscores the commitment of ONE to take a collaborative approach toward working with operational and technology partners in order to provide a higher level of service and meet shipper expectations.

Nov 10, 2017 – World Cargo News

ZPMC announces Smart Port partnership

ZPMC’s new Integrated automated terminal offering includes products and services from Moffat & Nichol, Navis and Microsoft. Over 400 attendees at ZPMC’s Smart Terminal Solutions Forum in Shanghai this week heard how the company plans to bring scale to port automation with a new partnership involving the four companies.

Nov 8, 2017 – American Journal of Transportation

Navis Appoints Chuck Schneider as General Manager

Navis announced a change in regional leadership for the EMEA region, with the addition of Chuck Schneider as General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this new role, Schneider will be responsible for sales, professional services and support in the EMEA region.

Nov 7, 2017 – Port Technology International

ONE Alliance Picks XVELA Stowage Solution

ONE Alliance has opted to use a collaborative, cloud-based stowage solution by XVELA in order to work with operational partners and boost service quality for customers. ONE Alliance is a containership joint venture between Japan's three largest container shipping lines, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).

Nov 7, 2017 – Container Management

Japanese lines join Xvela cloud collaboration platform

The One Network Express (ONE), the new company formed by the merger of K Line, NYK Line and MOL, has selected Xvela’s collaborative stowage solution to help meet its stowage planning needs. The platform, which is backed by Navis, was created in an effort to help terminals and carriers better coordinate on stowage planning, with the goal of improving port calls with better visibility.

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