Navis In the News

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.

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.

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.

The automated phase 4 of the Port of Qingdao in East China’s Shandong Province has the designed capacity of 5.2 mln TEU and can accommodate the world’s largest containerships of up to 24,000 TEU capacity along its 6 berths of total 2,088m long. The terminal is part of China’s One Belt One Road initiative.

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, 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.

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 – Container Management

Tecon Rio Grande Upgrades to N4 TOS

Tecon Rio Grande (RG) has upgraded to Navis’s N4 terminal operating system (TOS) as part of an investment programme in new equipment, totalling more than US$40m. The developments at the terminal in southern Brazil are expected to increase productivity by 45% according to the TOS provider.

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