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ICTSI launches Papua New Guinea terminal, touts automated processes

From Port Technology:

ICTSI South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT) has commenced operations at the Lae Tidal Basin (LTB) in Lae, Papua New Guinea, by rolling out the Navis N4 terminal operating system.

SPICT, a subsidiary of global port operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI), recently received the go-ahead to begin operations from the PNG […]


ICTSI brings more automation to Australian terminal

From a Cargotec news release:

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to provide eight additional automatic stacking cranes (ASC) and related automation for Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd’s (VICT) new terminal in Melbourne, Australia. The terminal is fully owned by the Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The equipment is scheduled […]


ICTSI's Port of Melbourne automation project chooses Finnish vendor

”Last year, the consortium laid out over $56.6 million (€40 million) for 12 automated stacking cranes and 11 automated shuttle carriers for the new port facility. Once the cranes lift containers off a ship, they can be set down in “buffer zones” and picked up by the shuttle carriers, which transport them to other […]


ICTSI streamlines Manila manpower

From Port Strategy:

International Container Terminal Services’ (ICTSI) flagship operation, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), has implemented a new workforce management system to improve manpower deployment.

The new Microster Workforce Management Solution aims at optimizing “employee rostering”, enhancing the workforce environment, and improving management’s decision-making abilities.

ICTSI says Microster has advanced capabilities such as accessing […]


DP World Australia Expedites Navis N4 Upgrades

From Marine Link:

Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, has announced that DP World Australia has reached another major milestone. The three terminals, Sydney, Fremantle and Melbourne, utilized automated testing to complete three Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) upgrades in rapid succession, further standardizing and centralizing DP […]


DP World Australia employs new Terminal Operating System in Melbourne

From an industry news release:

Navis, a global technology company that manages the movement of cargo through terminals, has announced that DP World Australia has reached a major milestone, completing Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) upgrades on three of four planned DP World sites. DP World Sydney, DP World Fremantle and, now, DP World […]


Software part of major Port of Long Beach expansion

Excerpts from the Press-Telegram:

Navis LLC, an Oakland-based firm that develops software for the shipping industry, announced its N4 operating system has been deployed at Long Beach Container Terminal. … Navis’ operating system went online in late May, said Andy Barrons, the software company’s chief marketing officer. The company was not cleared to announce the […]


Catrgotec wins major automation contract at Port of LA

From a Cargotec news release:

Cargotec has won a contract to supply ten Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 17 customer specific automatic shuttle carriers to leading terminal services’ provider TraPac Inc, in Los Angeles, in 2012 and 2013.

In June this year Cargotec announced the opening of its Technology and Competence Centre in Singapore […]


Analysis of Terminal Operators and West Coast ports

The leader in container port software is Navis, which is owned by Zebra Enterprise Solutions, which services over 400 ports worldwide. Cosmos was started by an Antwerp services company. Carrix is the parent company of SSA Marine and Tideworks Technology. SSA Marine is the largest U.S. owned, and privately held, marine terminal operator in the […]