Navis In the News

Jun 3, 2017 – Port Strategy

Ditch the Spreadsheet

Business Intelligence is moving into the realm of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, finds Martin Rushmere. “There are tremendous opportunities to do so much more,” agrees Bryan Miller, director of professional services at Navis. “Amazon is doing the same as us - every day."

Asia’s first fully automated terminal Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCTN) has implemented Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) as part of the first phase of a wider automation project. The terminal, located at the Port of Qingdao, China, went live commercially earlier this month and is undergoing a three-phased automation project.

Jun 1, 2017 – World Cargo News

Navis Bluetracker certified “MRV Ready”

“MRV Ready” status is issued pursuant to EU Regulation 2015/757 for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from maritime transport. The EU MRV Regulation applies to all ships above 5,000 GT deployed between EU ports plus Norway and Iceland. It requires that vessel operators submit a monitoring plan for compliance by 31 August 2017. The data monitoring process, which is based on the ships’ voyage data, will start on January 1, 2018. 

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, announced that Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal Co., Ltd (QQCTN), Asia’s first fully automated terminal, successfully implemented the Navis N4 terminal system under phase one of its larger automation project.

QQCTN, located in Qingdao, China, constructed its fully automated terminal in three and half years and went live commercially with its first deep-sea vessel call on May 11, 2017. The automation project consists of three phases. The first phase covers two berths with 1.5 million TEU, while additional phases plan to automate a total of six berths and support 5.2 million TEUs in the future.

May 31, 2017 – Port Technology International

Navis Supporting Asia’s First Fully Automated Terminal

Navis has announced that its N4 terminal operating system (TOS) has successfully launched the first phase of an automation project that is currently underway at Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal Co (QQCTN). N4 will be an important component in the terminal being able to manage its maximum vessel size of 24,000 TEU.

QQCTN, located in Qingdao, China, constructed its fully automated terminal in three and half years and went live commercially with its first deep-sea vessel call on May 11, 2017. The automation project consists of three phases. The first phase covers two berths with 1.5 million TEU, while additional phases plan to automate a total of six berths and support 5.2 million TEUs in the future.

In particular, the operation included seven Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes and for the first call with COSCO France, QQCTN achieved an average crane productivity of 26.1 moves per hour. The terminal will have the capacity to berth some of the largest container ships in the world—up to 24,000 TEUs—and will strive to achieve more than 40 moves per hour with an utilized yard

May 30, 2017 – World Cargo News

QQCTN Claims a Record

New automated terminal in Qingdao handled a 4,000 TEU container exchange with an average crane productivity of 26.1 moves per hour for its first full commercial call. QQCTN, the new Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal Co., Ltd, is Asia’s first “fully automated container terminal” with remote controlled STS cranes, lift AGVs and ASCs in the yard.

May 25, 2017 – Port Strategy

Navis Highlights Cloud Go-Live Firsts

Two Finland-based container terminals, Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka, have become the world’s first ports to go live with Navis N4 in a cloud environment. The terminal system is designed to provide strong network connectivity between a terminal and a data centre.

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