Tag: Digital Twin

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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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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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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What is the Difference Between a Point Cloud and a 3D Model?

What is the Difference Between a Point Cloud and a 3D Model?

When gathering as-built data from the existing structures, the output is often a 3D point cloud. A point cloud consists of huge amounts of data points in three dimensions (with X, Y and Z coordinates). The point cloud gathering can be done with a laser or sonar scanner, for example. Usually point clouds are processed…

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Drone Data Is a Key Ingredient in Digital Twin

Drone Data Is a Key Ingredient in Digital Twin

Drones are nowadays often seen flying above cities, woodlands or construction fields. Their versatile usability ensures that more and more industries have an interest in drone surveys and the drone data. In this article we discuss how you can enhance the digital twin of your asset with drone data. The data is just data without…

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Start to Manage Port’s Assets Easily Online

Start to Manage Port’s Assets Easily Online

The daily asset management tasks in a seaport require using a bunch of different software. There are GIS applications, CAD software and various databases to handle the vast amounts of asset data. But why waste time in searching information from different databases, when you have an opportunity to combine the needed information into one map-based…

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