CSI, a subsidiary of Eurokai, is the largest Italian terminal operator, handling more than 5.1m teu in the Mediterranean region in 2012.
DSP, Data and System Planning, a Navis Implementation Partner and IT services provider for ports and terminals, will lead the five terminal Navis SPARCS N4 implementation and by 2016, CSI will be using SPARCS N4 to increase optimisation and efficiency with data analytics at its terminals.
“With the professional support of DSP, we will be able to meet the most challenging targets in yard utilisation, resource optimisation and process control with SPARCS N4,” said Marco Simonetti, VP Maritime Terminals, Contship Italia.
DSP has served as an official Navis implementation partner since 2009 and has helped terminals around the world to successfully install, run and maintain SPARCS N4 TOS and SPARCS Advanced Application modules, including Prime Route, Expert Decking and Autostow. As part of the agreement, DSP will migrate Medcenter Container Terminal from Cosmos to SPARCS N4, as well as upgrade the four remaining Contship Italia Group sites from SPARCS 3.7 and in-house legacy systems. DSP will also provide all training, configuration, migration, project management, go-live assistance and other value-added services for Contship Italia Group.