Category Archives: Terminal

Eagle Eye

Process automation system with monitoring/tracking and security/safety management for container terminals

Eagle Eye, which has been developed to meet operation requirements of modern container terminals, is not only a terminal asset and container monitoring/tracking system but is a process automation system supporting security/safety management. Key Features & Functionalities Container & CHE position tracking and status monitoring Visibility via Virtual Terminal Platform for integration of subsystems and… Read More »

Four Stages of Big Data Exploitation in Container Terminals

Four Stages of Big Data Exploitation in Container Terminals “Big data” refers to the data sets that can be described as ubiquitous or found anywhere. This article summarizes the possible sources of big data in container terminals and how this information can be used in improving the overall efficiency of container terminals.  Exploiting big data with… Read More »

Container Terminal Automation Competition Going On

Container Terminal Automation Competition Going On.   As competition intensifies among terminals, demand is increasing for container terminal automation in order to secure competitiveness for terminals. And terminal automation can be realized not only for terminals that have adopted automated container handling equipment (CHE) but also for those that are using conventional CHE. In this… Read More »

Simultaneous Derivation of Container Stacking Strategy and Crane Dispatching Strategy for an Automated Container Yard

Simultaneous Derivation of Container Stacking Strategy and Crane Dispatching Strategy for an Automated Container Yard   There are diverse factors which influence to terminal yard efficiency, such as type of equipment, number of equipment, operating policy, storage policy, and so forth. Once terminal infrastructures have been set, however, container stacking strategy and crane scheduling/dispatching strategy… Read More »

Deriving Situation-Adaptive Strategy for Stacking Containers in an Automated Container Terminal

Deriving Situation-Adaptive Strategy for Stacking Containers in an Automated Container Terminal    In order to enhance terminal productivity, most container terminals are always concerning how to set-up their yard, including container stacking policy. Container stacking in automated container terminals is generally followed by the policy below. Requests for a stacking location Evaluate candidate locations Stack… Read More »

Background for Spreading Terminal Automation and Its Expected Influence on Terminal Operating System

Background for Spreading Terminal Automation and Its Expected Influence on Terminal Operating System Born in Europe with expensive labor for the purpose of improving profitability of terminals, automated terminals have since gained in vitality. Recently, their sphere of influence is gradually widening to include Asia, Middle East, and the Americas. While there is not much… Read More »

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend (3/3)

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend Ⅲ   We are going to share the last story of Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend. If you are curious about first and second article about industry trend, click the link please. If you are interested in Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend 1 and Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend 2,… Read More »