Tanger Alliance deploys Portchain to optimize quayside operations (picture: Tanger Alliance).
Portchain, a provider of Artificial Intelligence solutions to optimize quayside operations for container terminals and carriers, announce today that Tanger Alliance, a greenfield terminal that went live on Jan 1 2021, has selected Portchain’s Berth Optimization Engine to optimize berth planning and enable its customers to monitor berth status in real time.
Portchain’s Berth Optimization Engine has digitized the planning process and enabled optimized resource allocation. Portchain helps planning staff evaluate different scenarios and their KPIs to select the most cost-effective plan and quickly respond to new customer information, increasing the reliability and predictability of the plan. The AI-driven optimization software further assists planning staff by automating resource allocation for all vessels simultaneously. This assists the planning staff in finding the optimal plan to increase capacity or reduce operational costs.
Thor Thorup, CCO of Portchain, noted:
“We are proud to be a part of Tanger Alliance’s digitization journey and to have supported them from terminal go-live. We are excited to help Tanger Alliance realize their plans to optimize their operations and provide a better customer experience. We look forward to continuing our collaboration to pioneer new ways of creating value for terminal operators and carriers alike”
About Tanger Alliance
Tanger Alliance company operates Container Terminal 3 (TC3) in Tanger Med II. TC3 is a transshipment and gateway for direct import and export volumes Terminal, with a quay length of 800 m, a terminal area of 360,000 m², a water depth of 18 m and a handling capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. Start of operation in TC3 took place on January 1st 2021.
Tanger Alliance is a partnership consisting of Marsa Maroc, Eurogate, Contship Italia and Hapag-Lloyd.
Portchain is a Copenhagen-based AI company with planning solutions that optimize quayside operations for container carriers and terminals. Its cloud-based software deploys Artificial Intelligence to support terminal operations by optimizing quayside strategy and resource assignment. Portchain solutions manage long term proforma, short term berth planning and customer visibility. Portchain is working with several of the largest operators in the industry such as Port of Tanjung Pelepas and Hapag-Lloyd.
For more information about Portchain, visit www.portchain.com or follow us on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/portchain