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Port invests in new operating system
A HIGH-TECH solution has been introduced at Teesport to in a bid to help improve speed, agility and efficiency.
PD Ports has invested in a new terminal operating system at the Teesside port as part of signifies the completion of its £16.7m upgrade of its container terminal facilities.
The system, which is is now fully operational, was provided by specialist terminal operating software development company Navis for Teesport’s container terminal.
The implementation of the new system included areas of wide span gantry crane operations and portcentric logistics activities.
Frans Calje, PD Ports’ managing director, said: “As with any new system, which alters the way we operate, identifying and applying the Navis technology was not without its challenges. The collaboration of the project team, as well as those using the system on a daily basis, has produced a successful result so far with the system now fully operational at the terminal.
“The new terminal operating system signifies a fundamental change in how we do business at Teesport and enables us to give improved service to customers whilst allowing us to better plan and coordinate our container activities.
“This is a world leading platform and will facilitate growth in our container business at Teesport for many years to come.
“Our portcentric operations will benefit from the new system due to the ability to plan further ahead and offer greater visibility for our customers.”