Tag: 3D Asset Management

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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Case Hamburg Port Authority: Bringing Asset Survey Data in One Place Saves Time and Effort in Port Maintenance

Case Hamburg Port Authority: Bringing Asset Survey Data in One Place Saves Time and Effort in Port Maintenance

Port of Hamburg is the biggest seaport in Germany and the third biggest in Europe, handling 140 million tons of cargo and over 8000 port calls annually. The busy seaport is also a forerunner in port digitalization and technology. Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) follows the smartPORT philosophy, considering all the aspects of port’s operations from…

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Case Port of Moerdijk: Utilization of Cloud Platform in Smart Port Asset Management and Operations

Case Port of Moerdijk: Utilization of Cloud Platform in Smart Port Asset Management and Operations

Port of Moerdijk is the fourth largest seaport in the Netherlands. The port ties together different types of logistics, serving both international sea freight and inland transport. Over twelve million freight tonnages and over ten thousand vessels annually keep the port busy. About four hundred companies occupy the port area, using the infrastructure for different…

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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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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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