Category: Port

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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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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3D Data in Ports – How to Get the Most Out of Port’s 3D Data Storage?

3D Data in Ports – How to Get the Most Out of Port’s 3D Data Storage?

Regularly performed bathymetric surveys have been a standard in safety management of ports and harbors already for decades. Bathymetric charts have been printed on paper to evaluate safe clearance depths, and divers have checked the condition of critical underwater infrastructure, and written reports on the findings. The modern surveying technology has brought us many possibilities…

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