Tag: Digital Twin

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 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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The Benefits of a Centralized Port Data Platform – GISGRO 2.0

The Benefits of a Centralized Port Data Platform – GISGRO 2.0

We are continuously striving to improve GISGRO’s solutions for ports. Our next step of development includes combining features targeted to help different parts and teams of a port together as modules. With this update, ports can more easily plan their digitalization path as they can first tackle the most urgent needs for development in their…

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Case Port of Uusikaupunki: Digitalization Supports the Port’s Quality Management and Efficient Operations

Case Port of Uusikaupunki: Digitalization Supports the Port’s Quality Management and Efficient Operations

Uusikaupunki is a coastal city in South-Western Finland. The city’s history goes back to the 16th century, when seafaring was an important source of livelihood in the city. In the 18th century, Uusikaupunki was known as a center of sailing ship construction but today one of the main industries of the city is automotive. Port…

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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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