DP World Jeddah upgrades to Navis N4

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services, announced that DP World Jeddah has upgraded from Navis SPARCS to N4 3.5, the company said.

The implementation of the updated TOS is a move by the terminal to leverage Navis´ state-of-the-art system and latest technology to meet continuous customer service demands and address the need for increasing operational support as incoming cargo volume rises.

DP World operates the South Container Terminal (SCT) at Jeddah Islamic Port, a crucial link in the world´s busiest East-West trade routes through the Red Sea and catering to a rich domestic cargo base. The port is the main import destination for Saudi Arabia, handling 59 percent of its imports by sea and serving its main commercial centers. To date, the terminal is handling more than 1.3 million TEU and with future growth in mind, has implemented N4 to ensure an advanced and stable system is in place to help address the full spectrum of customer needs.

Since 1999 when it was awarded a 20-year concession agreement for the development and operation of Jeddah Islamic Port SCT, DP World has invested considerable resources to modernize the terminal to handle the new generation of mega containerships. In line with this mission, the company has made investments in the latest computerized systems along with training facilities for the continuous development of its employees in order to maintain its high quality standards.

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world´s organizations across the shipping supply chain. Navis combines industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services to enable our container terminals and carriers alike to streamline their ocean supply chains and better collaborate together, transforming how goods are efficiently delivered.

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki:CGCBV) is a provider of cargo and load handling solutions with the goal of becoming the provider of intelligent cargo handling. Cargotec´s business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor offer products and services that ensure our customers a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance. Cargotec´s sales in 2017 totaled approximately EUR 3.2 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.