Press Releases

May 30, 2017

QQCTN, Asia’s First Fully Automated Terminal, Achieves the Highest Productivity in the World in its First Deep-Sea Vessel Operations

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 23, 2017

Steveco Vuosaari and Mussalo Reach Groundbreaking Milestones to Become First Container Terminals to Go Live with Navis N4 in the Cloud

Navis today announced that two Finland-based container terminals—Steveco Vuosaari (Helsinki) and Steveco Mussalo (Kotka)—have become the world’s first ports to successfully go live with N4 in a hosted private cloud environment following their March 25th go-lives. Steveco is one of Finland’s leading port operators and a full logistics provider offering large scale warehousing and stuffing services, sea and land freight, as well as 3PL services. With container terminals in both Kotka, near the Russian boarder, and in the capital city of Helsinki serving domestic import and exports, Steveco’s Vuosaari and Mussalo ports move a combined 750,000 TEUs annually. 

May 16, 2017

Navis N4 3.4 Terminal System Delivers Enhanced Features to Simplify Terminal Operations and Increase Reliability, Speed & Responsiveness to Improve Global Container Flow

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.

May 3, 2017

Tecon Rio Grande Selects Navis N4 Upgrade in its Goal to Modernize Operations and Increase Productivity by 45 Percent to 80 MPH

Navis today announced that Tecon Rio Grande (Tecon RG), a subsidiary of Wilson Sons Group, successfully upgraded to the N4 terminal system. With a focus on modernizing operations, Tecon RG has recently made a series of investments in new equipment, totaling more than $40 million, that when combined with the investment in N4, will deliver greater agility and an estimated 45 percent increase in average productivity.

Apr 25, 2017

Wuhan University of Technology Partners with Navis to Utilize MACS3 and Stowman Software in Expansion of Cargo Management Curriculum

Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), one of China's leading universities, has partnered with Navis to implement the MACS3 ship loading computer and the Navis StowMan stowage planning program as educational software. In the future, prospective nautical officers will learn loading and unloading operations for container ships and bulk carriers in the segment of 76,000 dwt to 300,000 dwt (very large ore carrier), with on-board planning support provided by the MACS3 stability program from Navis. In addition, students will use the shore-side stowage planning software, StowMan, to learn about the stowage optimization of containers on ships.

Apr 20, 2017

Port Newark Container Terminal Handles Record Volumes Immediately Following Upgrade to Navis N4 Terminal System

Navis today announced that Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) successfully handled a record number of container volumes without disruption to its customers following its January 2017 upgrade to the N4 terminal system. The move to N4 is part of PNCT’s $500 million infrastructure modernization project that is expected to nearly double the terminal’s capacity by 2019. 

Apr 4, 2017

Navis Increases Foothold in LatAm with Terminal System Upgrade at Terminal Puerto Arica

Navis today announced a new N4 terminal system licensing agreement with Terminal Puerto Arica (TPA), one of the leading ports on the Pacific Coast supporting the international trade of Bolivia. TPA is the 56th terminal in Latin America to select Navis as a terminal software partner and chose N4 to support its primary goals of optimizing its operational cycle and implementing a more modern platform to adapt to new shipping supply chain trends impacting ports in the region.

Mar 28, 2017

Navis Unveils Broader Software Strategy, Underpinning Need for Synchronizing the Ocean Supply Chain for Terminals and Carriers

Navis today unveiled at Navis World 2017 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.  The strategy delivers a more comprehensive set of solutions to optimize terminal performance, vessel performance, and cloud-based collaboration that drives transparency, efficiency and profitability to a network of ocean carriers and terminal operators.

Mar 28, 2017

PD Ports, CMA CGM, YILPORT, Puerto Central & Hapag-Lloyd Win Inspire Awards for Shipping Supply Chain Excellence at Navis World 2017

Navis today announced winners of its Inspire Awards program at Navis World 2017, sponsored by Port Technology International. PD Ports, CMA CGM, YILPORT, Puerto Central and Hapag-Lloyd received Awards of Excellence, while DaChan Bay Terminals, China COSCO Shipping Container Line, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá, DCT Gdańsk SA and DP World UK earned Awards of Recognition.

Mar 14, 2017

Bluetracker to Launch MRV Module That Includes Data Validation and Plausibility Checks to Insure Compliance with Data Quality of MRV Reports

The fleet performance solution, Bluetracker, introduces a module to the maritime market that is tailored to the new EU regulation "Monitoring, Reporting and Verification" (MRV). The MRV regulation applies to all ships of more than 5,000 GT that enter EU ports as of January 1, 2018.