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Portchain appoints Craig Halford for the newly-created role of Vice President of Sales

Appointment of Craig Halford to the newly-created role of Vice President of Sales. The creation of the new position reflects our increasing demand for optimisation solutions in the shipping industry by terminal operators and container lines.

Portchain, a provider of AI-powered berth and schedule management for container terminals and carriers, is pleased to announce Craig Halford as Vice President of Sales. He joins the Company from Navis, a global leading provider of Terminal Operating Systems (TOS) and Carrier & Vessel stowage solutions, where he was Global Sales Director. The role has been created to meet the higher level of demand for Portchain’s solutions for Terminal Quayside Optimisation and Carrier Schedule Optimisation. Craig will be responsible for leading the Company’s sales activities with a primary focus on growth.

“We welcome Craig to Portchain and are excited to appoint a candidate of his calibre as Vice President of Sales” said Niels Kristansen, CEO, Portchain. “The creation of the new position highlights the increasing level of interest we are seeing in our proven and differentiated optimisation products. We look forward to benefiting from Craig’s vast experience and contact network to capture this demand and expand our market presence”

About Portchain

Portchain is the leading provider of AI-powered berth and schedule management solutions for container terminals and carriers. Portchain’s Berth Optimization Engine helps terminal operators optimize their berth planning and resource deployment to increase capacity and reduce operating costs. Based in Copenhagen, it was founded by 3 former McKinsey & Company project managers in 2017, and works with several of the largest operators in the industry.

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