Software company Navis will supply COSCO Shipping Ports’ (CSP) facilities with its N4 terminal operating system (TOS) following a subscription agreement signed by the two companies.
CSP, the Chinese state-owned terminal operator, said the agreement was aimed at improving the performance and efficiency at its global terminals, which are spread across mainland China, Southeast Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Benoit de la Tour, president of Navis, said: “We are continuing on our path towards large, strategic agreements with some of the biggest global terminal operators and shipping lines in the world.
“This partnership with CSP is an opportunity for Navis to deliver its leading innovation and global optimization services to an expanding network of terminals.”
CSP increased its number of subsidiaries from nine in 2016 to 15 in 2017 and the operator currently manages 269 berths at 38 ports worldwide, including 179 container terminals with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 103m teu.
Zhang Wei, vice chairman and managing director of CSP said: “While we continue to expand our world-class portfolio of assets, we are committed to providing quality and efficiency services to customers at home and abroad.
“We understand well that continuous improvement of the operating efficiency and the sustainable development of the ports and terminals will further enhance our competitiveness.”