Navis In the News

Jun 1, 2015 – Container Management

Navis Provides N4 TOS to Baltic Container Terminal

Navis announced an N4 TOS license agreement with Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), to enable the privately owned container terminal in Riga, to improve productivity and widen search ranges through the implementation of N4. Dmitry Kiselyev, IT manager of BCT, said: "The Baltic region is facing geopolitical challenges, but Latvia's favourable environment provides us with tremendous growth opprotunities. As we look to the the future, we see N4 as an essential partner that will help BCT modernise and optimise operations, ready our facitility for future automated equipment and operational processes, support changing business requirements and improve ROI potential."

Jun 1, 2015 – Container Management

Exolgan in Buenos Aires Implements N4

Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires (EBA) has successfully completed its implementation of the Navis N4 TOS. The facility has upgrades to N4 from SPARCS Express in an effort to prepare for future automated operational processes, update to a modern platform, support changing industry requirements and to improve ROI potential at the terminal. Roberto Negro, CEO of EBA, said that the new TOS would "further enhance our operational excellence and will help us maintain and heighten our competitive edge in Argentina."

May 13, 2015 – Port Technology International

Buenos Aires Opts For Navis N4

Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires (EBA) has successfully completed its implementation of the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). EBA is the only terminal in Buenos Aires with the capacity to simultaneously operate two mega-ships in the port. The N4 TOS implementation is part of a US $170 million investment in infrastructure, equipment and technology at the terminal, giving EBA a distinct edge against competitors in the region.

May 1, 2015 – Dredging and Port Construction

System for Growth

Eurofos, the largest container terminal in France, has gone live with Navis N4. "This is an important milestone and we are committed to providing the solutions, training, and support to drive long-term customer satisfaction and revenue growth for Eurofos,” said Navis EMEA region general manager Guenter Schmidmeir.

Apr 7, 2015 – Port Technology International

Insight: Oscar Pernia on Navis World 2015

In this exclusive insight, Senior Director of Strategy at Navis Oscar Pernia offers a review of the recent Navis World event which saw industry professional descend on San Francisco in order to collaborate on the ways in which automation can answer the myriad problems contemporary ports face.

Jan 8, 2015 – Port Strategy

Addressing the IT Talent Crunch

Terminal optimization expert, Navis, told Port Strategy that being able to implement, execute and manage terminal technology successfully requires certain skills in terms of analytics, operations and use of technology. Going forward, there will be challenges around recruiting new technical talent and ensuring ongoing education and mastery for those who have worked in the industry for years

Dec 11, 2014 – Port Technology International

Navis Launches Awards Ceremony to Inspire

The Navis Inspire Awards recognize excellence in container terminal operations and celebrate customers who use the Navis terminal operating system (TOS) and optimisation modules to innovate, optimise and deliver value for positive impact at their terminal facilities and in their broader communities. Categories for the Inspire Awards include: Terminal Operations Improvement; Innovation; Customer Impact and Community Impact.

Dec 1, 2014 – Container Management

Navis Launches XVELA

Navis has launched a new company called XVELA to manage its new cloud-based vessel stowage collaboration platform for shipping companies and terminal operators. 'XVELA intends to break down traditional communications barriers between terminals, enhancing collaboration and vastly improving the planning and execution of critical vessel stowage operations," says the company.

Nov 13, 2014 – Port Strategy

Onwards and Upwards

The recession that forced a large scale re-think on many port expansion plans around the world failed to dent Middle East optimism and a number of terminals added new capabilities throughout the downturn. One terminal that has stoically avoided the maelstrom was Khalifa Port Container Terminal. The Abu Dhabi Terminals-managed hub handled around 650,000 teu in the first six months of this year, equivalent to growth of 25%. Overall traffic is expected to reach 1.2m teu by the end of the year, up around 20% year-on-year.

Nov 3, 2014 – Port Strategy

Getting More for Less

Carly Fields spoke with Navis’ Frederik Stork about the need for the company’s optimisation team to boost productivity.