Month: May 2021

Destination berth status and waiting time at anchorage

The destination berth of a vessel being occupied at the time of arrival at the pilot station is one of the most important causes of waiting times at anchorage. It’s definitely not the only cause, but our analysis of waiting times at anchorage for the Port of Antwerp shows that there’s a clear correlation. We…
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PortCall Mobile now also available for service providers

Need to know when a vessel is due to arrive/move/leave in the Port of Antwerp? Is it important, if not crucial, for your business and your people to know when a vessel is due to arrive/move/leave in the Port of Antwerp? Then PortCall Mobile could be the solution for you! PortCall Mobile is already being…
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Making port calls more efficient

Tank Storage Magazine featured Qronoport in their latest edition. They talk about the issues that are causing delays in tanker port calls, the role of tank terminals in this process, and how data sharing and digital collaboration are important factors in tanker port call optimization. Feel free to read the article, and contact us if…
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Waiting time at anchorage, a comparison between vessel types

Tankers and gas carriers have to wait at anchorage much longer and more frequently than other vessel types. On average tankers have to wait more than 19 hours at anchorage for the Port of Antwerp. Gas carriers have to wait about 30 hours. Our analysis of waiting times at anchorage for the Port of Antwerp…
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Waiting time at anchorage for tankers at the Port of Antwerp in 2020

In 2020, average waiting times at anchorage for tankers calling at the Port of Antwerp saw a steep rise in April and May. In the second half of the year, we see a slow return to lower average waiting times. The corona-pandemic definitely had an impact on waiting times at anchorage. Want to know more?…
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