Tag: Port Operations

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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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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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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Two Finnish Port Software Companies Launch Cooperation to Accelerate Port Digitalization with Easy-to-use Solutions

Two Finnish Port Software Companies Launch Cooperation to Accelerate Port Digitalization with Easy-to-use Solutions

In ports, as well as in many other industries, there is a huge buzz around digitalization. Still, ports are facing challenges with software and data compatibility. The current solutions consider only one aspect of port’s operations, which increases the need for using multiple different software. To bring the digitalization into everyday lives of ports Finnish…

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