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Durapower Group To Electrify Agvs For Netherlandic Port

Durapower Group is pleased to announce that it will be electrifying a Dutch Port’s Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), starting Autumn 2021, through VDL Automated Vehicles. Part of the port’s day-to-day logistics will be operated by 77 new state-of-the-art AGVs featuring high-powered lightweight, energy-efficient batteries in a Hybrid-electric driveline. The announcement comes at a time when the majority of the world’s seaports are looking to implement green solutions to reduce their overall carbon footprint.

DP World Newsletter Special Edition

As a leading provider of supply chain solutions in APAC and around the world, we are delighted to be named the Terminal Operators Conference (TOC) ‘Lead Global Port Partner’ for 2023. It is through our global network of ports and terminals that we enable the movement of goods seamlessly and securely around the world. Our approach is forward-facing and long-term – investing in smart technology to lead the future of world trade whilst protecting our people and our planet through world-class safety and environmental standards. Our goal is to help business and their customers streamline operations, lower costs and reduce environmental impact.  

DP World - Speaker Spotlight

Join DrMohamed Rahmah, Group Senior Vice President, Port & Terminal Systems, Group Technology, DP World to introduce DP World as Lead Global Port Partner and share DP World’s ambitions for TOC Asia.

Join Andy Tam, Global Director of Energy Management & Decarbonization, Global Automation, DP World  to discuss the latest technological advancements that are enabling the energy transition – across the Asian market and globally - in shipping and helping to steadily overcome the industry’s decarbonization challenges.  

Navigating the Shifting Tides: Looking at Asia's Maritime Trade Landscape

The years following the COVID-19 pandemic have ushered in a period of global uncertainty, marked by international tensions, political unrest, and the specter of economic recession. As the world grapples with these challenges, Asia finds itself at the epicenter of a complex economic narrative, where inflation rates, geopolitical tensions, and regional cooperation intertwine to shape the region's trade dynamics.

A Holistic Approach to Energy Transition in Maritime and Logistics

In the face of rising global temperatures, extreme weather events, and the associated socio-economic challenges, the imperative for a swift and effective energy transition has never been more apparent.

An interview with Tele-Fonika Kable

Being at TOC Asia provides us with a unique platform to interact directly with key stakeholders in the Asian maritime and logistics sectors. The event allows us to present our advanced cable solutions and highlight the potential impact they can have on enhancing operational efficiency, safety, and overall performance in material handling applications...

An interview with Huynh Thy

TOC Asia is “The Destination for Port Solutions” and the place “Connecting the Port & Container Supply Chain Community” across the APAC Region, where we can connect and be connected...

An interview with ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG 

ZF is a global technology company suppling systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers...

An interview with ARCK SENSOR

10 years attending TOC Asia have shown us that it is the place to meet the major actors of APAC area and beyond.

APAC is the market where we can find the biggest ports and the most automated container terminals.

Also, the oldest and the most important customers for Arck Sensor have HQ in the APAC area.

More Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific speakers announced including Silversea's Barbara Muckermann

Mary Bond | 2 October 2023

The first day of the upcoming Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific conference in Hong Kong will close with a keynote address by Barbara Muckermann, president, Silversea Cruises, addressing 'Luxury Cruising in Asian Waters.'

TOC Asia 2022 Event Highlights

10 February 2023

TOC Asia returned triumphantly to the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore last November after a two-year absence breaking registration records. Here are some of the event highlights.

Port congestion & supply disruption: What are the reasons behind it and how is the sector adapting?

25 August 2022

For more than two years, we have witnessed unprecedented disruption across the supply chain. While the most apparent reason for this would be the pandemic that brought world economies to a hiatus, the explanation is more complex.

The Role of Maritime & Logistics Infrastructure in the Evolution of the Supply Chain Network 

07 July 2022

In an industry experiencing such fast changes, the role that geopolitics play in the development of maritime & logistics infrastructure cannot go unnoticed.  Whether part of China's Belt and Road Initative (BRI) or of a potential new trade route uniting the West with the Far East, there is no doubt that one-stream supply chains are mutating into what we could call a supply network.

Accelerating the Energy Transition 

07 November 2022

Although there are several important initiatives attempting to decarbonize the industry, these need to be articulated across the sector: Port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, cargo owners, energy and technology providers, regulators, and every other industry stakeholder need to integrate their efforts into a unified decarbonisation roadmap.