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VRT Finland receives new knowhow to accelerate the growth of business

VRT Finland receives new knowhow to accelerate the growth of business

VRT’s year has been interesting with changes to crystallize the business strategy. The team has grown by the acquisition of Satamatieto and new recruitments and in the beginning of May it was time to bring new ideas to the management team. Timo Aarvala started as the CEO after working for three years as a Member…

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Ports are in different phases of digitalization. How to get all on board?

Ports are in different phases of digitalization. How to get all on board?

We all acknowledge that digital technologies are inevitably going to change every industry. Digital tools are present in our everyday lives from online grocery shopping to smart watches’ pedometers or cars’ automatic lane keeping support. You must admit they really ease our lives in many ways! In port industry, the number of operations and different…

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A big part of Finnish knowhow on port software is now under one roof – VRT Finland acquires Satamatieto

A big part of Finnish knowhow on port software is now under one roof – VRT Finland acquires Satamatieto

VRT Finland Oy has been working with port industry in Europe since its founding in 2010, performing 3D surveys and doing digitizing projects for ports. VRT has also developed a cloud software GISGRO which offers ports an easy start on the path for digitalization and enables gathering of georeferenced port asset information into one visual…

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Centralized information increases efficiency in port operations – Information on vessel schedules offered by Fintraffic is soon available via GISGRO

Centralized information increases efficiency in port operations – Information on vessel schedules offered by Fintraffic is soon available via GISGRO

Ports handle a vast amount of information in their daily work, and efficiency and safety are the priorities. For seamless workflow it is essential that the information is available to all necessary stakeholders. Ports will now tackle the challenge in collaboration with GISGRO and Fintraffic. The goal is to ease the information sharing by combining…

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words -How to Improve Communications in a Port?

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words -How to Improve Communications in a Port?

Communication. This is the heel of Achilles in many organizations, regardless of the size of the organization or the industry they do business in. The common question is how to exchange information effectively to all parties needed, and how to ensure there are no communication errors affecting the quality of the work. In ports, the…

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Case Storm Geomatics: Unleashing the Full Potential of the Survey Data for Clients

Case Storm Geomatics: Unleashing the Full Potential of the Survey Data for Clients

Storm Geomatics is a surveying company based in England and specializing in water-based survey projects. Storm combines knowhow on hydrography, topography, and environmental surveys to deliver their clients great variety of services. The company was founded in 2006 and in the ensuing years have encountered all kinds of surveys in, on, or near water environment….

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