Ports, like other logistics terminals, aim to make material flows as smooth as possible. The level of challenges increases as several operators from various industries work in the port area and there are disruptions in communication connections inside ships and caused by container stacks. The materials that are handled may often be valuable or hazardous, in which case special attention must be paid throughout the handling process. In particular, when goods are owned by another party, the situation may involve the risk of liability for damages.

Monitoring, positioning, remote control and safety applications connected to private networks facilitate coping with the challenges related to port operations. For example, they can be used to produce flawless documentation on all actions taken in relation to the container at each stage to verify that the container has been handled without any damages.

Pekka Koskinen
Business Development Manager