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Case Dublin Port Company: Managing critical national infrastructure with a digital port by GISGRO

Case Dublin Port Company: Managing critical national infrastructure with a digital port by GISGRO

In the capital of Ireland, Dublin Port Company takes care of the largest freight and passenger port in the country, Dublin Port. With its 650-acre area and personnel of 165 people, it is considered a key part in the national port system and one of the five major ports of Ireland. Whilst Dublin Port has…

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Case Port of Naantali: Ensuring round the clock port operations with online port platform

Case Port of Naantali: Ensuring round the clock port operations with online port platform

  Port of Naantali is Finland’s leading port for Scandinavian freight traffic with over 1600 vessel calls in 2020. They work with bulk and general cargo and thrive for continuously developing port’s operating environment and its infrastructure. The port’s ambition is to meet and exceed the needs of their clients by ensuring the quality of…

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Increased and evolving information security threats heighten the demand for secure solution for ports’ information management

Increased and evolving information security threats heighten the demand for secure solution for ports’ information management

  GISGRO receives the ISO 27001 certificate for information security management   Cyber security and confidentiality of information are hot topics in every industry, not only in ports. In the context of maritime cyber security, port authorities play an important role in guiding the stakeholders in port’s area about best practices and applying them also…

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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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