Tag Archives: automated container terminal

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 »

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 »

Interview: Head of Terminal Business Unit Jason throws new insight of vision in Terminal Industry (1/2)

Interview: Head of Terminal Business Unit Jason throws new insight of vision in Terminal Industry   Interviewer: Please give us a brief introduction about yourself. Jason: I’m currently leading Terminal Business Unit at CyberLogitec. I’ve been working quite some time at CyberLogitec, gaining experience in various fields from being on board vessels to devising shipping… Read More »

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend (2/3)

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend Ⅱ   Last time we looked into the trend of shipping and terminal industry. We now are going to have a deeper look into the industry trend for sequel. In the last posting of Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend we shared the size enlargement of vessels and terminals. What comes… Read More »

Three features of Terminal Operating System that brings terminal performance enhancement.

Three features of Terminal Operating System that brings terminal performance enhancement.   The needs for super-sized and high-performance terminals are rising as international trade and numbers of large vessels have increased. Overall productivity and efficiency of terminals is becoming more important in the global competition between the terminals, and the increase of throughput and demands… Read More »