Navis In the News

Apr 1, 2017 – Harbours Review

Using Data to identify opportunities

Technology is a tool for gaining a competitive edge. And indeed, some new advantages are now within reach; ones that didn’t even exist a few years ago. What then, will be the tech-enriched future of ports and terminals? Is automation going to change a port's landscape? We talk with Andy Barrons and Robert Inchausti about Navis' most recent achievements and plans for the future, as well as new technologies at ports themselves.

Apr 1, 2017 – Container Management

Navis signs N4 agreement with Terminal Puerto Arica

TPA, which has an annual throughput of 220,000 teu, is looking to improve crane performance (moves per hour), minimise time per transaction at the gate, enhance yard management and optimise management of resources. The terminal will also utilise Navis’ Expert Decking and Autostow optimisation modules in a bid to improve productivity and customer service. Dante Battaglia, TOS project manager at TPA, said: “Our decision to select N4 is part of a larger plan to enhance operations including a project to improve our gate infrastructure and construction of a new operational building.” 

Mar 31, 2017 – CNBC

Smart Ports

Navis and XVELA discuss Smart Ports for CNBC's Cloud Challenge segment.

Analysts with CargoSmart Limited – a global management software provider serving the logistics community – have determined from “proforma” schedules provided by the new alliances that service disruptions should be manageable through Peak Season.

A more comprehensive software strategy designed to enable container terminals and carriers to streamline their ocean supply chains for better collaboration was introduced at Navis World 2017 this week.

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has unveiled a broader software strategy that will enable container terminals and carriers alike to streamline their ocean supply chains and better collaborate together, transforming how goods are efficiently delivered.

Mar 30, 2017 – Container Management

Navis Expands Portfolio as Part of New Strategy

US-based operational technologies and services provider Navis has expanded its solution portfolio to include both terminal and carrier solutions, as well as cloud collaboration platform XVELA.

The changes are part of a new, wider software strategy aiming to allow both container terminals and shipping lines to streamline their ocean supply chain and enhance collaboration. Navis terminal solutions include the N4 terminal operating system (TOS), N4 Optimization Modules, automation, Business Intelligence Portal and related solutions and services for terminal performance optimisation; while Navis carrier solutions comprise all solutions designed to improve vessel capacity, performance and monitoring.

Mar 30, 2017 – World Cargo News

Navis Charts a New Course

Navis, part of Cargotec, is not losing focus on terminal operations and developing software to support the terminal industry's journey with automation, but it has a strategic vision to go much wider, with software and solutions that enable carriers and terminals to better collaborate, leveraging software to streamline operations and drive supply chain efficiencies.

Even if alliance partners have corresponding port preferences, there is still potential for conflict at the terminal level if more than one line in an alliance has interests in different terminals in the same port.

 Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, is staging the three-day conference in San Francisco, attracting supply chain managers charged with keeping abreast of the latest changes in automation. Benoit de la Tour, president of Navis and head of software business, Kalmar, notes that Navis’ broader software focus is in direct response to “a more complex and challenging” ocean cargo environment. 

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