Tag: Just-in-Time

Portugal enhances port efficiency with Wärtsilä VTS solution
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Portugal enhances port efficiency with Wärtsilä VTS solution

Wärtsilä has completed the installation and operational staff training for its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution in the ports of Lisbon and Setúbal / Sesimbra in Portugal. The VTS systems increase the efficiency of ports by reducing waiting times for vessels and allowing just-in-time pilotage. The project includes two VTS control centres, seven remote sites...

IMO discusses barriers to Just-in-Time operations
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IMO discusses barriers to Just-in-Time operations

A recent IMO meeting has discussed how to overcome contractual and operational barriers to implement Just-in-Time (JIT) operations, which can cut the time ships spend idling outside ports and reduce emissions. Some ships, such as bulk carriers and tankers have clauses in charter part contracts that act as a barrier to the uptake of JOT....