APM Terminals Pipavav commences drive-through Container scanner facility

APM Terminals Pipavav commenced operation of ‘drive-through container scanner’ effective 1st December 2019. The scanning system adheres to the guidelines issued by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and specifications issued by Directorate of Logistics (DOL). The new drive through container scanning facility is an important trade facilitation measure which besides improving the maritime safety and.

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DMICDC logistics data services operations to reach Kamarajar Port

DMICDC Logistics Data Services launches its container tracking service at Kamarajar Port making its ambit services to 16 ports. This launch is the initial step of expanding the service across the country’s southern corridor. DLDS’s flagship solution, Logistic Data Bank (LDB) is a single-window container tracking solution. This solution is launched with the intention to.

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Indian Register Of Shipping Receives Major Shipping Accolades

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) received major shipping accolades in December 2019, cementing its growing influence as an international ship classification society as the year draws to a close. IRClass continued to be featured in Lloyd’s List’s ‘Top 10 classification societies 2019’, validating its growing presence across Asia Pacific and Europe as it adds.

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Hindalco launches lightweight, tonnage-increased, all-aluminium freight trailer

Hindalco Industries Limited, the aluminium and copper manufacturing company of Aditya Birla Group, launched a new all-aluminium freight trailer in Jaipur, Rajasthan last week. The high-strength aluminium alloy used in the new freight trailer of Hindalco will be replacing mild-steel while entering into the Rs 1000 crore Indian truck and trailer market. The 34-foot long.

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Semtech, Wilhelmsen and TTI Transform the Maritimes with LoRa®-based Connectivity

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, Wilhelmsen and The Things Industries (TTI) announced its partnership to leverage Semtech’s LoRa® devices to help deliver cost-effective, robust and proven IoT solutions to the maritime shipping industry. Wilhelmsen, a global maritime industry group founded in 1861 and a maritime.

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Logistics-technology firm Freightwalla raises Series A funding

Logistics-technology startup Freightwalla has raised $4 million (approximately Rs 28.30 crore at current exchange rates) in its Series A funding round from a clutch of investors. Venture capital firms such as the US-based Amplo, FJ Labs and Rogue One Capital participated in the funding round. Existing investors such as Kae Capital and Tekton Ventures also.

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APM Terminals Bahrain set to launch blockchain shipping platform

A platform that enables businesses to digitally connect, share information and collaborate across the shipping supply chain will soon be fully operational in Bahrain. APM Terminals Bahrain (APMT) chief executive and managing director Susan Hunter told the GDN in an exclusive interview that the operator of the Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) has already integrated with the.

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Port digitalisation plugging into the logistics supply chain

Digitalisation and automation offer not just the chance to make port operations more efficient but also transform links with the entire supply chain. A presentation by Kris Kosmala, with Singapore based Click & Connect, at the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Latin American Ports Conference,  offered some of the best insights into digitalisation during the.

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Maersk launches new visibility tool “Captain Peter”

Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform featuring the Virtual Assistant Captain Peter. Since its launch to customers in September 2017, over 3,600 companies have signed up for RCM and the transparency on information from the over 380,000 refrigerated containers of the combined fleet of Maersk and Hamburg Süd it provides. “Over.

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