Maritime Journal: Automated dock management cuts costs
Marine terminal operators must optimize dock usage and cargo transportation efficiency in a complex environment involving many oceangoing and inland vessels and a large number of activities, writes Dean Rosenberg, president of PortVision.
Dock management has traditionally been a paper and spreadsheet based operation, spanning job scheduling, real-time operations, activity logging and demurrage analysis and reporting. Now, these operations can be consolidated into one automated, end to end marine terminal optimization solution that integrates dock management with AIS based vessel tracking, management and analysis. Read more here.