Standards for digital exchange of vessel schedules published by DCSA

Digitization in the container shipping industry took another step forward with the publication of standards for the exchange of operational vessel schedules (OVS) released today by the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group founded by major ocean carriers to support digitization and standardization in the container shipping industry. According to the DCSA, the standards can.

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Tata virtually implements TCS DynaPORT at Tilbury2 ro-ro terminal

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has successfully deployed TCS DynaPORT, a state-of-the-art terminal operating system at Tilbury2 Ro-Ro, Forth Ports’ latest unaccompanied freight ferry terminal opened recently in London. TCS implemented this solution on schedule, 100% virtually during the COVID-19 lockdowns, leveraging the Secure Borderless Workspaces™.

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MSC launches 24/7 Instant Quote function – ‘a few simple clicks’

MSC expanded its online services today, launching its Instant Quote function. The new tool allows shippers and forwarders to obtain shipping rates for container bookings 24/7. The company added it represented an upgrade to the myMSC platform and that the coronavirus pandemic had been a catalyst to its development. “The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the trend towards digitalisation.

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Liebherr launches Remote Service App

Liebherr has developed a Remote Service Tool for crawler cranes for easier and faster troubleshooting with, as part of an extended test phase, free access for all customers until the end of 2020. The app improves assistance through visual information as it has integrated audio and video calls, a chat function, screen sharing, image and.

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TCS deploys digital solution remotely to help Adani Ports transform Mundra operations

IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday said it has deployed its terminal operating system ‘TCS DynaPORT’ at the Mundra CT4 terminal for Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private port operator and end-to-end logistics provider. A statement said that the deployment was completed remotely, while under a lockdown, leveraging.

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DP World and DGWorld sign deal to introduce AITVs at Jebel Ali Port

DP World and the autonomous vehicle, robotics and AI specialist DGWorld have entered a contractual agreement to equip Jebel Ali Port with a fleet of Autonomous Internal Terminal Vehicles (AITV´s), including all related integrations in the existing operation processes and infrastructures. The contract signed between the two sides states, DGWorld will deliver and integrate their.

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CargoX’s blockchain platform chosen to clear India’s container backlog

CargoX’s Platform for Blockchain Document Transfer (BDT) has been chosen by India’s maritime industry to improve document processing and the flow of goods in the country’s ports. In a statement, CargoX said it had entered a partnership with Portall Infosystems, a company responsible for building India’s electronic port community system to digitalize the processing of.

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Samudera Shipping Line deploys CyberLogitec CARA to digitize operations for special cargo management

CyberLogitec, the leading provider of maritime, port/terminal and logistics operations technologies, announced the deployment of CARA, its Collaboration Platform, at Samudera Shipping Line.  The platform is expected to support Samudera in improving their operational efficiency, document accuracy, traceability and safety of their special cargo (DG/OOG) management.  The platform went live in February 2020, making them the.

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DCSA issues IoT standards for container connectivity in shipping

Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine-member carriers, published IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers. Uninterrupted flow of information The standards can be implemented by vessel operators and owners as well as ports, terminals, container yards, inland logistics providers and.

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New initiatives contribute to the drive for digitization

Ports and the shipping industry are all increasing joining the drive to achieve digitization within the shipping industry. The need to achieve this long-discussed goal was further highlighted as ports and shippers sought to continue uninterrupted operations as COVID-19 spread around the globe. “The COVID-19 crisis has painfully demonstrated the heterogeneous landscape that currently exists.

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