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Review of Maritime Transport 2020 Points Out the Importance of Digitalization in Ports

Review of Maritime Transport 2020 Points Out the Importance of Digitalization in Ports

“The digitalization of interactions and information-sharing has been critical to the continuity of maritime transport operations during the pandemic.” UNCTAD 2020. The newest Review of Maritime Transport by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has been published, evaluating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the maritime industry. The report includes statistics…

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Categories: Asset Management, Port

Cloud services provide ports an easy way for asset management while working remotely

Cloud services provide ports an easy way for asset management while working remotely

Many of us have lately stumbled on the fact that the information and tools used in our work need to be found easily, no matter where we work. In the port industry the working environment can be anything from the home office to the truck’s cabin, and the logistic industry is buzzing 24/7. This is…

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Categories: Asset Management

Case Study: How Port of Pietarsaari Benefits from Building a Digital Twin in GISGRO Cloud Platform

Case Study: How Port of Pietarsaari Benefits from Building a Digital Twin in GISGRO Cloud Platform

Port of Pietarsaari is a seaport on the western coast of Finland. The port handles about 1,4 million tonnage of freight annually, serving for example timber and paper industries’ needs. The port is using GISGRO platform as a tool in digitizing the port’s infrastructure. We got a chance to interview Johanna Heinoja, Technical Manager of…

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Creating a Virtual Version of Your Port’s Physical Assets with 360° Photographs

Creating a Virtual Version of Your Port’s Physical Assets with 360° Photographs

A digital representation of port’s assets comes in handy, especially if you are working remotely or need to cover wide areas in a short amount of time. Quick check on the location or condition of a certain asset, a virtual tour of the storage facilities to a potential client -the use cases of a digital…

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Categories: Asset Management

Easier Maintenance Planning for Ports with Scheduled Inspections

Easier Maintenance Planning for Ports with Scheduled Inspections

Well planned and documented maintenance operations are not only cost-efficient, but also a requirement in many quality management and safety schemes in the port industry. In this blog, we present a workflow for asset managers to plan and assign regular inspections for assets in GISGRO online platform. Various structures and equipment are needed to perform…

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Categories: Asset Management