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How to utilize bathymetric data in port operations?

How to utilize bathymetric data in port operations?

Ports are required to support the safe navigation of vessels. To do this they perform regular hydrographic surveys in the port’s areas such as channels or berths. The International Federation of Surveyors have published the Guidelines for Hydrographic Surveys in Ports and Harbors, in which the hydrographic surveying methodology is described in detail. We represent…

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How to ease the adoption of a new asset management platform?

How to ease the adoption of a new asset management platform?

Congratulations! You have decided to be a forerunner and to invest in new, groundbreaking technology. You are on a path to more efficient and productive future. Still, change is always challenging to many and especially the changes, which concern your everyday life often create resistance at least in the beginning. Change resistance is a well-studied…

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5 Tips for a Successful Remote Workday at Home

5 Tips for a Successful Remote Workday at Home

During the past few weeks many of us have found themselves working remotely. Offices have quieted down, and in many families, there is at least one remote worker. In others, the whole family is working from home. Team GISGRO has always been working remotely to some extend – in the field, at home, in planes…

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Categories: Asset Management, Surveyor

Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Surveyors usually do the whole workflow of hydrographical survey, from the field work to post-processing, in the same software. But what happens after processing the hydrographic data? This is usually where plenty of valuable information included in the survey data gets lost, as many surveyors lack the ability to easily deliver the large 3D point…

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Three Elements of an Easy-to-use Online GIS Platform for Ports

Three Elements of an Easy-to-use Online GIS Platform for Ports

Various GIS tools are in everyday use in ports and harbors. Typically, the information such as asset data, maps of the harbor, 3D models, and much more are in different databases and software. Most of the traditional GIS software are quite tricky to use, so you must get a comprehensive training to work with them….

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Tips for easy and efficient vessel allocation planning in cloud

Tips for easy and efficient vessel allocation planning in cloud

Seaports are logistics hubs with very heterogenous and complex operations. Digitalization brings various new tools to the industry, but plenty of operations and tasks are still commonly handled manually. One of them is vessel allocation. In ports and harbors, a smooth service for arriving and departing vessels is a necessity. The traffic operations team must…

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The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The cloud technology is becoming more widely used in every industry. The benefits of cloud are obvious, starting from affordable storage space to easier access and sharing. Surveyors are used to traditional desktop software, but cloud service providers have often invested in easy-to-use user interface and therefore, the deployment of cloud platform is effortless. Benefits…

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Categories: Surveyor