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Port of Rotterdam - Port of the Future

Shaping or being shaped? The potential white labeling of “Uber Port”

Digitization allows ports to easily identify, assess and leverage what is available in the port ecosystem through technologies such as dashboards and touchscreens. Cranes, containers, ships and trucks can now also be monitored and moved across ports and beyond from any place on the planet – provided these things are ‘smart’. Further, when data sharing […]

Port of Rotterdam’s Stepwise Approach and Blockchain’s Role

The Port of Rotterdam and BlockLab look at blockchain’s potential in this exclusive technical paper. Geo-political changes, sustainability concerns and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain are having a profound impact on the way global supply chains operate. Ports can play an important role in dealing with these challenges by providing a globally […]

Smart Ports: A deep transformational moment

This paper sees a telecoms giant outline how it sees ports developing and evolving with 5G – a must read for forward thinking port/terminal executives.  We first heard of the digital revolution years ago when it started in the sectors where adoption speeds were higher, the entry barriers were low, and levels of dynamism in […]

42km of Connected Complexity: Operating in the Digital Future

Editor's note: This paper from the Port of Rotterdam leads Edition 80: Ports of the Future as it is a wonderful overview not just of Rotterdam, but of what the modern smart port is.  Rotterdam is a port city, meaning there's more to the local environment than just the port itself. This paper articulates how […]

Rotterdam Port: Port-Maps Let the Outside in

PortMaps is the Port of Rotterdam’s GISbased system for sharing port-related information. The home page of this system displays itself as a map of Rotterdam and all port data can be accessed from here. We believe that a spatial approach like this – à la Google – is definitely the way forward. More or less […]

IAPH: New Start with the World Ports Sustainability Program

Ports from all over the world came together in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in July, 2008 for the C40 World Ports Climate Conference, under the slogan of “world ports for a better climate”. This port environment conference, the first of its kind, was organized at the initiative of three bodies, the City of Rotterdam, the Port […]

Green Patrol Rotterdam

Over the next 30 years, the Netherlands will be faced with the challenges of making its economy and society more or less CO2 – neutral. The Port of Rotterdam Authority aims to play a pioneering role in this development and turn the port into a shining example for the worldwide energy transition. And naturally, it […]

Update: Maritime Sector Logistics 4.0

The steam engine. Electricity. Automation. The Internet of Things: these 4 terms describe the evolution of industrial progress in roughly the last 2 eras. The Internet of Things – also addressed as the fourth wave in industrial development, or as the ‘digitisation’ of industry – offers various opportunities to the port sector. Machines, devices, containers, […]

Entering the Maritime Sector: Logistics 4.0

The steam engine. Electricity. Automation. The Internet of Things: these 4 terms describe the evolution of industrial progress in roughly the last 2 eras. The Internet of Things – also addressed as the fourth wave in industrial development, or as the ‘digitisation’ of industry – offers various opportunities to the port sector. Machines, devices, containers, […]

Kuenz Technology at Maasvlakte II

The Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is the largest and most important container port and transport hub in Europe, with a container throughput of 11.6 million TEU in 2013 and six million TEU in the first half of 2014. Rotterdam is also the twelfth largest container port in the world and the gateway to […]

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