Navis In the News

Mar 13, 2018 – Port Technology International

Navis Survey: Terminal Automation ‘Critical’ to Survival

Increasing numbers of terminal operators believe automation is "critical to stay competitive", according to new research from Navis.  After its last survey revealed that the biggest challenge for over three quarters of terminals was optimizing their operations, Navis — a terminal operating system (TOS) provider — has unveiled new findings that show a big shift towards automation for global terminal operators.

Mar 12, 2018 – American Shipper

COSCO SHIPPING Ports signs deal with Navis

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd. revealed Thursday that it has entered into a subscription agreement for Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS) with the goal of further enhancing the efficiency of its port operations. COSCO operates and manages 269 berths at 38 ports, with 179 of those berths for containerships. “With N4 serving as the brain and localized source of information for the day-to-day operation of our terminal business, we are better equipped to meet the needs of today’s carriers and large container ships coming to call,” said Zhang Wei, vice chairman and managing director of COSCO SHIPPING Ports.

Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) firmó un acuerdo de suscripción anunció con Navis para el empleo del Terminal Operating System (TOS) N4. A través de un comunicado, CSP indicó que con esta operación estiman alcanzar un mayor rendimiento y eficiencia dentro de sus actividades en el sector.

Zhang Wei, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of COSCO Shipping Ports, said, "At CSP, we understand well that continuous improvement of the operating efficiency and sustainable development of the ports and terminals will further enhance our competitiveness. We are happy to work with Navis, with its unmatched experience in TOS and collaborative solutions and with N4 serving as the brain and localized source of information for the day-to-day operation of our terminal business, we are better equipped to meet the needs of today’s carriers and large container ships coming to call.”

Mar 1, 2018 – Container Management

Navis N4 Drives Valparaiso Growth

Navis N4 was said to be a key factor behind Terminal Pacifico Sur Valparaiso’s (TPS) 20% increase in volumes as the terminal’s throughput hit 1m teu for the first time. N4 was implemented in 2015 and the facility has increased gantry moves per hour by 5% and vessels moves per hour by approximately four moves since applying a productivity improvement programme under the guidance of the Navis Optimisation Team.

Mar 1, 2018 – Container Management

TCP looks to capitalise on Chinese investment

Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP) is looking to increase its trade with China following China Merchants Port Holdings’ (CM Port) acquisition of a 90% stake in its management company TCP Participações. With the R$2.9bn (US$925m) transaction marking the biggest ever investment in Brazil’s container terminal sector, the region is keenly observing how China’s approach will unfold.

Feb 28, 2018 – Port Strategy

NAVIS HACKATHON FUELS PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

More than 150 Navis and XVELA engineers took part in ‘Navis Hack’, teaming up to submit over 70 innovative ideas with overall themes focused on tackling challenges within the ocean shipping industry, improving existing Navis/XVELA products or proposing new ideas to push the company to the next level in product development.

Feb 28, 2018 – World Cargo News

Navis to host automation summit

The event, which kicks off in London on the evening of March 12, followed by a day of seminars March 13, aims to “bring together many of the world’s largest automated and semi-automated ports and terminals, along with executives and experts from Navis, to discuss the current state of terminal automation and how operators can capitalize on the next wave of innovation,” Navis stated.

Feb 27, 2018 – Port Technology International

Navis Holds Hackathon to Inspire Innovation

Overall themes for the various submissions focused on tackling challenges within the ocean shipping industry, improving existing Navis/XVELA products or proposing new ideas to push the company to the next level in product development. The teams presented demos of their design prototypes or implemented solution hacks to colleagues and a panel of judges for consideration and awards.

Feb 8, 2018 – American Journal of Transportation

Terminal Intermodale Venezia signs licensing agreement for Navis N4

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, today announced a new N4 terminal operating system (TOS) licensing agreement with Italian terminal, Terminal Intermodale Venezia (TIV). TIV selected N4 to optimize the terminal’s operations and lower costs, with the ultimate goal of delivering improved productivity to customers.

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