The Port of Tanjung Pelepas is collaborating with Navis to optimize
ATLANTA, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Navis, a leading global provider of port and terminal operations systems and technology solutions for carriers and ships, today announced that the port of Tanjung Pelepas has successfully implemented Navis RTG optimization to improve the utilization of its rubber tire fleet of gantry cranes and reduce handling costs per TEU. RTG Optimization processes multiple dynamic business rules and complex operating constraints to automate execution decisions, increase crane productivity, and improve operational efficiency.
As one of the world’s busiest container ports and Malaysia’s largest container terminal with an annual capacity of 12.5 million TEUs, Tanjung Pelepas Port operates state-of-the-art facilities which include 172 gantry cranes on tires to manage the stacking of containers on site. Tanjung Pelepas Port is a joint venture between MMC Corporation and APM Terminals, a leading global port group. PTP is one of the first APMT terminals to implement Navis RTG optimization.
“We are delighted to partner with the Port of Tanjung Pelepas and APMT to support their business objectives,” said Kirk Knauff, CEO of Navis. “RTG Optimization is an example of the innovation we are driving in our execution platform to unlock new value for our clients.”
As the world’s leading provider of terminal operating systems, Navis’ deep domain knowledge, implementation agility and ease of partnering has enabled successful implementation and delivery of RTG optimization to the port of Tanjung Pelepas.
Marco Neelsen, General Manager of Tanjung Pelepas Port, said: “The transition to digitalization and automation is accelerating across the maritime sector. To ensure efficient and sustainable operations and business competitiveness, PTP has proactively invested in its assets and infrastructure in line with the PTP ESG agenda and digital strategy roadmap. PTP is committed to continuing the journey and creating more sustainable value for our customers, shareholders and other stakeholders.
Joe Schofield, Chief Operating Officer of Tanjung Pelepas Port, said: “Digitalization is the way of the future, and our goal is to use technology to create a safer working environment for our staff while simultaneously improving our efficiency, productivity and customer experience.
“Our recent achievement in becoming the first port in Malaysia to surpass the 1 million TEU mark in one month is a good example of how increased visibility on all RTGs in our yard and the upcoming works at our terminal allow us to take strategic measures to improve our efficiency, the productivity of our cranes and the turnaround time of trucks. This simultaneously provides our staff with an advanced tool to continue providing best in class service to our customers. »
About Navis, LP
Navis, the leading port and terminal operating system and technology solutions provider for carriers and ships, combines industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services to enable customers, regardless of either type of freight, to maximize performance and reduce risk. Through a holistic approach to operational optimization, Navis customers benefit from improved visibility, speed and measurable business results. Whether tracking cargo through a terminal, improving vessel safety and cargo capacity, optimizing rail network planning and asset utilization, automating equipment operations or manage multiple terminals through one integrated and centralized solution, Navis helps all customers streamline their operations.
About Tanjung Pelepas Port
Tanjung Pelepas Port (PTP) is Malaysia’s largest container terminal. The port provides reliable, efficient and advanced services to major shipping lines and box operators, providing shippers in Malaysia and overseas with extensive connectivity to the global market.
PTP is a joint venture between MMC Corporation Berhad (70%), a leading utilities and infrastructure group and APM Terminals (30%), a leading global port group with a global port network in 62 countries .
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