Synchronet Marine Helps Customers With One-Click Sourcing For Interchanges

August 14, 2018

​SynchroNet Marine has just announced a new service option for existing customers, which provides immediate access to available interchange opportunities. The new outbound email communications program, sent directly to current customers, highlights opportunities for maritime container interchanges, with the option to provide specific quantities and / or precise locations for interchanges. This unique service enhancement reduces the need to sift through large quantities of emails, to field a multitude of telephone calls or to respond to fax inquiries when looking for interchange opportunities, whether on the supply or demand side of the interchange.…See Details...

Meyer Implements Cadmatic Software For Finnish And German Shipyards

August 14, 2018

​Meyer is boosting and harmonizing the outfitting design and construction of its cruise vessels by taking CADMATIC software into expanded use at its shipyards in Finland and introducing it in Germany. Meyer has acquired CADMATIC’s design and information management software for all three its shipyards: in Papenburg and Rostock in Germany, as well as in Turku, Finland. The goal of the investment is to shorten lead-times in design and construction, improve the quality of design, and harmonize the company’s ways of working across the shipyards and its subcontractors. …See Details...

Robotics and Drone Market Growing 19.6% Annually

August 02, 2018

​Companies are investing heavily in both robots and drones and by the end of this year sales will hit $95.9 billion. This market is experiencing a 19.6% annual growth rate which means sales will reach $201.3 billion by 20222, according to a recent study from analyst firm IDC. ​…See Details...

Steel Cut for World's Largest Container Vessels in Shanghai

August 02, 2018

​China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has launched construction of CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU boxships, which would make them the largest container vessels in the world, reported China's official media. The two are among nine 22,000 TEU vessels deal signed by French container shipping operator CMA CGM and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) in September last year.…See Details...

Discover Smart Containers by TRAXƎNS

June 22, 2018

In order to enable the supply chain’s optimization, TRAXENS by CMA CGM can come with a complete diagnostic offer. In addition to the transferred data, a project team follows and supports the customers in analyzing their data. Businesses opting for TRAXENS by CMA CGM will thus be able to identify logistical difficulties and implement concrete solutions to optimize costs and security.…See Details...

CMA CGM deploys new container tracking solution

June 22, 2018

​French container transportation and shipping firm CMA CGM has decided to deploy its innovative solution for containers tracking at a larger scale. The company announced the commercialization of TRAXENS by CMA CGM and plans to make it available to all its customers. The connected device solution is a product of the group’s investment in French start-up TRAXENS. CMA CGM has led several tests of the solution.…See Details...

Konecranes Digital Technology Suite Optimises Safety, Uptime, and Availability in CUF

June 20, 2018

TRUCONNECT allows us to proactively plan for the replacement of critical components, analyse crane operator behaviour, monitor trends and anomalies, along with important safety events such as overloads. And all of this can be done from the comfort of our main command centre…See Details...

Aptrindo Greatly Welcomes Auto Gate System in Tanjung Priok Port

May 03, 2018

​Indonesian Trucking Business Association (Aptrindo) salutes genially the plan of Tanjung Priok Port to apply non-cash port pass service through the implementation of Auto Gate System.…See Details...

5 Technologies That are Shaking Up The Freight Industry

April 18, 2018

​If you work in logistics, there’s a good chance that your company, and even your position, will look very different in a few years. That’s because the technology that makes our jobs possible is improving so fast that we’re still struggling to catch up! The window of time in which to play catch up is closing, but the good news is that unlike previous technological revolutions, the one we are currently experiencing is much more democratic. Keeping up this time around doesn’t require hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of equipment. This time around, it’s an information revolution, and your ticket to survival has a lot to do with your attitudes towards new technology. This time around, it’s about being faster and smarter, not bigger and richer.…See Details...

Video: How a Steel Box Changed the World: A Brief History of Shipping

April 12, 2018

As the container shipping industry continues to boom, companies are adopting new technologies to move cargo faster and shifting to crewless ships. But it’s not all been smooth sailing and the future will see fewer players stay above water.…See Details...