2013 May – Port Strategy – Berth plan
Berth scheduling must be cohesive and carefully planned, not left to chance, finds John Bensalhia
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Furthermore, a new initiative has been introduced that could radically change berth scheduling methods. Known as the MONALISA project, the iniative was prompted by the Swedish Maritime Administration. In January 2013, 15 of the world’s largest e-navigation system makers came together to allow the MONALISA system to work across all hardware. This means that ports can receive a ship’s precise arrival time as soon as it has left the previous port.