Social value in the transport sector

Social value and social investment have become buzz words within the transport sectors as more and more organisations are aware that they need to define social, environmental, and sustainability goals. For example, analysing common inputs […]

Keeping track of the global sand trade

Malaysia’s decision to ban sand exports in 2018 – even to neighbour Singapore – highlighted the fact that sand is globally becoming a scarce resource. “Researchers need to establish accounting processes for sand flows in, […]

Data to optimise port operations

Increased use of data is allowing the maritime world to reach new horizons when it comes to optimising operations , and this is a trend that will also change the way port infrastructure will evolve. […]

New technology needs deepsea mining

When I attended the Nor-Shipping trade show in Oslo, Norway, in early June, I visited the technology hall to see the companies developing commercial battery solutions tasked with storing power generated by offshore wind turbines. […]

Looking at the other side

In early April, I visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with marine engineering companies as well as ports. The unanimous spirit of the business leaders in the UAE is clear; they want to […]

Gain, train and retain

Kerry Thompson, Head of ABP Academy, discusses why the various ABP initiatives to upskill existing employees and attract new talent are important in the ever changing technologically-advanced conditions of international trade Innovations in technology and […]

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In preparation for DPC‘s focus on Big Data, we ran a poll on what kinds of data companies in dredging collect to improve operations. Responses to this question of the month showed that fuel and environmental […]