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Why pilot movement information is vital for port call optimization

Why pilot movement information is vital for port call optimization

er you are a ship operator planning an upcoming port call, a terminal operator planning the berth scheduling, or port agent arranging cargo and husbandry services
How to counter supply chain disruptions

How to counter supply chain disruptions

Ports globally, despite being severely affected by constant changes, need to be resilient in being able to cope up with a multitude of supply chain disruptions. How to build the…
How can data sharing solutions help Port authorities in reducing idle time?

How can data sharing solutions help Port authorities in reducing idle time?

Maritime transport remains the main gateway to the global marketplace. Resourceful and well-connected ports are essential for reducing transportation costs, connecting supply chains, and supporting global trade. Consequently, port efficiency…
Maritime cybersecurity & Data sharing: staying agile while keeping data secure

Maritime cybersecurity & Data sharing: staying agile while keeping data secure

Digitalizing the maritime industry is an ambitious goal, and while we are busy bringing innovative products to help our clients and partners achieve it, it is just as important to…
How to get accurate vessel ETA when the schedule predictability drops to a historic low?

How to get accurate vessel ETA when the schedule predictability drops to a historic low?

Container shipping demand is expected to grow in the fourth quarter of 2021, thanks to China’s October Golden Week, and Christmas. And high demand in combination with the already disrupted…
The clear benefits of transparent exchange of information

The clear benefits of transparent exchange of information

There are multiple ways to optimize shipping and make it more sustainable. One worthy approach is by investing in new fuel alternatives. Although the technological developments are promising, the political…
How just-in-time arrivals can reduce shipping emissions

How just-in-time arrivals can reduce shipping emissions

“Dangerous climate change needs to be avoided by limiting global warming to well below 2° C” So it states in the first-ever legally binding global climate change agreement – the…
How PortXchange protects your critical business data

How PortXchange protects your critical business data

At PortXchange, we believe that trust is the backbone of any collaboration. That means to trust that our solutions deliver reliable information, but also trust that we take good care…
How to facilitate Just in Time arrivals: barriers and solutions

How to facilitate Just in Time arrivals: barriers and solutions

As the maritime industry faces pressure to improve efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint, the relevance of the Just in Time (JIT) arrival concept is increasing. In our previous blog…
How Port Performance Analyzer – PortScan - turns tons of AIS data into insights

How Port Performance Analyzer – PortScan - turns tons of AIS data into insights

Data is the new gold. While many industries have already experienced the data rush and tried to measure every other activity, without understanding how to use that information for decision-making,…
Just in Time sailing in a crisis: why it's more critical than ever

Just in Time sailing in a crisis: why it's more critical than ever

2020 has been a challenging year for the shipping industry. With low oil production and falling global demand, many oil and product tankers operate at a loss, the market for…
How can terminals benefit from just-in-time arrivals?

How can terminals benefit from just-in-time arrivals?

A cargo terminal in a port, whether it is a container terminal or one serving the bulk dry/liquid trades, is a key node in the logistics chain. It is the…
Just In Time arrivals– What’s in it for Port Authorities?

Just In Time arrivals– What’s in it for Port Authorities?

The roles and functions of a Port Authority vary with each model, but two unshakeable functions that remain across the board is to facilitate unhindered trade and ensure the safety…
Slow down and be on time

Slow down and be on time

Vessels that need to wait and are anchoring before entering the port cost a lot of money. Firstly, they consume more fuel during the voyage, as they don’t sail with…
The cause and costs of vessels being delayed at port

The cause and costs of vessels being delayed at port

Around 30% of global shipping gets delayed while in port or between ports, according to the analysis of carrier schedule reliability carried out by analyst firm SeaIntel in 2018. Two…