Canada: Navis Celebrates 25 Years of TOS Leadership

Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today marks the 25th anniversary of its terminal operating system (TOS) amidst a surge of container terminal projects around the world whether they are automated, semi-automated or manual.

Due to the continued strength and reliability of the technology, Navis has been selected for eight of the world’s most advanced terminal projects including Global Container Terminals, DP World London Gateway, Rotterdam World Gateway, Long Beach Container Terminal, and DP World Brisbane.

Since 1988, Navis has been on the forefront of innovation in the container terminal industry, building the technology from the ground up and evolving the TOS to meet the ever-changing demands faced by its customers. Its vessel and yard planning tools have set the standard in the industry and are used today in 250 terminals worldwide. Efficiency and productivity have remained the key driving forces behind the industry’s continued and rapid adoption of the Navis TOS during the last 25 years. Navis’ N4 terminal operating system is now live at 80 container terminals worldwide, with 45 more terminals committed to future implementations.

Looking at today’s most advanced container terminal development projects, it’s incredible to see how far the industry, and Navis, has come,” said Bill Walsh, president and CEO, Navis. “Our involvement in optimization and automated facilities around the globe is just the latest tipping point. We continue to invest in technology, people and values so we can continue to be a strong partner and the trusted advisor our customers have come to expect.”

Navis’ customers have also been instrumental in helping to advance technology developments during the past 25 years. New Zealand-based Lyttelton Port of Christchurch was the first terminal to go live with the new N4 TOS in 2006, which has helped them manage a growth rate of 40% over the past few years. Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) was the first terminal operator to manage multiple sites from a central location. Today, TPT centrally manages more than 4 million TEU annually across 10 terminal locations along the South African coastline from its Durban offices.

With the rapid adoption of N4, Navis is committed to its next phase of innovation. The company continues to invest in talent to enhance its services and support customers leveraging technology to achieve new levels of operational productivity and efficiency.

Press Release, October 23, 2013


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