Technology / Design Solutions
Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), the leading container terminal in Umm Qasr, Iraq, and Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, recently announced the successful implementation of the Navis Sparcs N4 terminal operating system at BGT.
Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has received an order from PT Asahimas Chemical, one of AGC Asahi Glass's consolidated subsidiaries in Indonesia, to provide coal unloading and conveying equipment for installation at its chemical plant site in Cilegon, Indonesia. The coal is used to generate power for the plant. The order was booked into Cargotec's 2016 first quarter order intake.
VGM Generation services will be offered to enable supply chain partners to comply with new IMO SOLAS regulations
The Hague, Netherlands - With just 50 days until SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) comes into force APM Terminals is taking the lead to ensure a smooth transition into the new regulatory environment facing over 120 million containers entering the international supply chain. Under international law from 1st July, 2016 shippers are required to provide a VGM for every container before it can be loaded with the shipping line.
Forth Ports has confirmed today (28th April) that, through significant investment in its straddle carrier fleet and IT development, the company will offer shippers a solution to determine the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) of export containers arriving at its terminals in Tilbury and Grangemouth, ensuring compliance with the updated provisions of SOLAS VI (Safety of Life at Sea).
OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XVELA, creators of the world’s first cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, and Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest liner shipping companies, today announced that they have entered into a pilot program to carry out the first real-world trials of the XVELA platform. Hapag-Lloyd is the first ocean carrier to sign on for the pilot program of XVELA’s next-generation solution, underscoring the company’s long-standing commitment to innovation.