Tag Archives: terminal industry trend

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 »

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 »

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend

Shipping and Terminal Industry Trend Ⅰ 1. Containership size growth and cascading Probably the most significant trend affecting the global container port industry is the extraordinary increase in containership sizes. Over the last 15 years or so, there has been a repeated process in the liner shipping industry: Maersk Line breaks ranks and orders vessels… Read More »