Skip to main content

INFORM GmbH - Optimization Software for Maritime and Inland Terminals

Kalmar wins PEMA Innovation Awards

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced that it is been awarded first place in the PEMA (Port Equipment Manufacturers Association) Innovation Awards for two of its solutions for eco-efficiency of container-terminal operations. According to a statement, the Kalmar Electric Terminal tractor and Kalmar FastCharg charging solution for battery-powered machinery were identified as the best examples […]

PTI Exclusive: INFORM on 2038 and Industry Trends

CTAC19 saw some of the biggest innovators in the maritime industry talk about the latest major trends, including automation, 5G and much more. Here, Dr Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President, INFORM, discusses the company’s groundbreaking novella ‘2038: A Smart Port Story’ and parallels with the ports and terminals industry. Discover INFORM’s solutions for ports and […]

Awake.AI Joins Autonomous Shipping Alliance

One Sea, the industry alliance that brings together leading exponents of autonomous ship technology, has welcomed smart technology specialists Awake.AI, a highly innovative firm led by an experienced team of digital innovators. In a statement, One Sea said Awake.AI is aiming to create a new platform and machine learning (ML) models based on transparent data […]

Kalmar Launches New Automation System

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has introduced Kalmar One, the first open automation system for container terminals. According to a statement, Kalmar One is a modular and scalable system designed to provide a robust foundation for automating container handling operations regardless of the vendor, equipment type, operation mode or automation level at the terminal.  For more […]

SDP19: Ask Your Questions!

The Smart Digital Ports of the Future Conference (#SDP19), to be held between 4-6 November 2019, will bring together some of the finest minds on the biggest topics affecting port digitalization and the wider supply chain, and in preparation, we have opened up the floor to give you the chance to put a question to […]

SDP19: What is the Value of Smart Data?

Behind every successful ‘Smart Port’ in the world is a near-infinite amount of data that has been successfully transformed into actionable, profit-making solutions. The benefits of the technological solutions that enable smart port transformation – the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) among many others – are well documented. As […]

Traxens & UN Unveil Smart Container Data Standards

Traxens, experts in smart data for ports, terminals and the wider maritime industry, has launched Business Requirement Specifications (BRS), the first standards for smart container data exchange. The BRS regulations will be published by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), and Traxens says it will accelerate what it calls the […]

Insight: Maritime Hubs Must Adapt to Stay Ahead of Changing Tide

Since shipping containers introduced new levels of efficiency to the industry in the mid-twentieth century, ports and terminals haven’t seen a major disruptor. But, as the digital age dawns over the seas, a new realm of threats is looming on the horizon. To prepare for this disruption, Budha Majumdar, Course Director at Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, […]

Rotterdam Launches Container Tracking Tool

The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) has launched ‘Boxinsider’, an innovative application that allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. In a statement, PoR described Boxinsider as “much more reliable” than current methods as well as being “much more user-friendly and efficient than collecting information” from […]

Kalmar Signs Software Agreement With PSA

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a five years Software Maintenance and Support Agreement with PSA Singapore covering the entire automated guided vehicle (AGV) fleet at PSA Singapore. Under the contract, the AGV fleet is expected to increase to over 400 units by the completion of the first phase of PSA Tuas Port expansion in […]

Read more →

Send a direct enquiry: RFQs, RFPs, Tenders

Send a direct enquiry: RFQs, RFPs, Tenders