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 workflow, and later move on to next parts of operation. We have also put together digitizing services to get you started. With GISGRO, it is easy to create a digital twin of a port and utilize it in your port’s everyday work.  


Being a smart port means the smart technology is integrated in everyday operations

Digitalization has brought us tons of different digital tools. Data storage and utilization are often separated (for example, you save point cloud files in some folders and need to open them with a different software), but we combined those to a one common data platform. GISGRO gives ports the opportunity to gather data from underwater surveys to drone photogrammetry, and CAD files to the same place. Added with other asset information, reports, and tacit knowledge of your personnel, the platform enables utilizing the whole database in smart asset management, whether it means planning of suitable maintenance intervals for assets or speeding up customer service. 

Seeing the port’s assets in one view improves the situational awareness. Are the different functions in optimal locations, is there room for improvement? Sometimes the nature of work demands a limited view, so we also added more possibilities to limit an access for different user groups.  


Smooth co-operation is a must in the maritime transport industry

In port environment, the number of stakeholders can be dozens. Maintenance team, pilots, stevedoring, transportation companies – all of them operate in the same area. Sharing information is necessary for smooth operations. 

In GISGRO, the port can easily share the information needed in different functions. The selected stakeholders of your port can be added as a user to the port’s GISGRO account to get hold of the information you grant an access them to. For others, you may gather and print the needed information conveniently to a PDF report, for example. Both ways decrease the time and effort needed in everyday communications. 

Your port’s maintenance team can access the information on their mobile devices in the field, or a technical manager can send service requests directly from GISGRO by email. Georeferenced asset information helps finding the correct locations easier, reducing the need for double-checking all the tasks. You can also conveniently send a dredging plan in the map view directly to the contractor in GISGRO. Saving resources is one good reason to start digitizing! 

Digitalization does not have to be difficult when you have the right tools. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible. Book a demo with Ville to see GISGRO in action and discuss how it can help you to save time and resources.  


Ville Mäkeläinen


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