EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven implements Portchain Connect to simplify the berth alignment process with shipping lines.
Portchain today announced EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW) will join the Portchain Connect network. CTW will use Portchain Connect to increase the quality and speed of their berth alignment with customers through digital handshakes and secure data sharing. Portchain is excited to partner with EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven to simplify their communication channels and improve overall berth alignment. Portchain Connect enables the container terminal to receive real-time schedule and move count updates directly from carrier systems, and enables them to respond and counter propose quickly, to align the vessel schedule with the terminal berth plan.
“Our collaboration with Portchain is underpinned by a shared commitment to excellence, as we work together to harness the power of data collaboration.”Pierre Cordes, Planning Manager at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven.
Portchain Connect streamlines the flow of schedule data to shorten the time to align the berthing window. The platform allows terminals and carriers to share and receive quality data and reduce delays in information transmission. Portchain Connect provides users with an easy-to-use overview of all their vessel calls and ensures they can securely transfer berthing information, remove the costs associated with manual non-digitized communication, and align on berthing windows to improve schedule reliability. Download the brochure for more information.
“The inclusion of EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven in the Portchain Connect Network underscores our commitment to transforming the industry. We’re thrilled to embark on this collaborative venture and look forward to a continued partnership”.Thor Thorup, CCO & Co-Founder
Portchain is the leading berth alignment and planning software provider for container terminals and carriers. Working with leading container carriers and terminal operators, Portchain creates sustainable win-win solutions to improve operational efficiency and sustainability for container shipping. Operating globally, Portchain serves container terminals and carriers across Europe, Asia, the Americas, Australia, and Africa.
EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW) is Germany’s only deep-water container terminal. The world’s biggest ocean carriers have unrestricted access to the port at all times independently of tidal conditions. The third port facility on the North Sea to be operated by the EUROGATE Group offers ideal prerequisites for loading and unloading ULCVs of any size. As a common-user terminal, all shipping lines worldwide are able to use the terminal.
EUROGATE is Europe’s leading shipping company-independent container terminal group. Together with the Italian terminal operator CONTSHIP Italia, the company operates 12 container terminals from the North Sea to the Mediterranean. The range of services is rounded off by intermodal and box-related services. EUROGATE was founded in 1999. In 2022, the group handled around 11.9 million TEU across Europe. For more information, visit www.eurogate.eu.