ABB continues STS auto improvements

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ABB, which has supplied the automation and control systems for more remote control cranes than anyone else, continues to introduce new func...

Time to get to grips with automation

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As terminal automation continues to gather pace, more and more port operators are making plans to introduce automation when they purchase ne...

Eagle targets top spot in LA

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Eagle Marine Services (EMS), operator of one of the Pier 300 container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles, is five months into a “value ...

Terminals take remote control

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Moving from a crane cab to a remote control room is a challenge for crane drivers, but the advantages are overwhelming...

Clean power for shipping project

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Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a Joint Development Project (JDP), designed to advance the understanding of the us...

Views differ on artificial intelligence

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AI has been touted as the way to reduce the number of exceptions in container handling processes at automated terminals, but will it really ...

ABB’s automation journey continues

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As noted in the May 2017 edition of WorldCargo News (p29), there are now 75 STS cranes worldwide either delivered or on order with the ABB a...

ICTSI completes automated terminal

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Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT,) which ICTSI claims is the “world’s most advanced terminal” has been completed ahead ...

Automation on rubber or rails

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Whether they have RMGs or RTGs, an increasing number of terminals are working on introducing automation and remote control into their operat...

Ro-ro building continues apace

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Despite a generally depressed shipping market, there is plenty of activity in the versatile ro-ro sector....