Category: Blogposts

Supply chain & logistics in Chemical/Petrochemical Summit

We’re proud to announce that we are a partner of the “Supply chain & logistics in Chemical/Petrochemical Summit”, on the 17th/18th November 2021, in Amsterdam and online. The main topics at the conference are sustainability and digitalization. Improving the environmental sustainability of the chemical supply chain is a key target, but at the same time, the cost…
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Kayak is using PortCall Mobile to improve planning and operations

Kayak Maritime Services BVBA Services is now using PortCall Mobile to improve its planning and operations. Kayak Maritime Services BVBA was established in 1997 as a service company for the maritime industry. They are allowed to collect all dangerous and non-dangerous waste products generated by sea-going vessels in the ports of Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend & Zeebrugge. PortCall Mobile…
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Why outsource your ENS/ICS declaration?

Every cargo that enters the European space requires an Entry Summary declaration (ENS).In Belgium this is applicable when Antwerp or Zeebrugge or Ghent is the first European port of call. The timing that needs to be respected:– For shortsea, the latest 2 hours before arrival in de first port of call in the EU.– For…
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Van Ameyde uses PortCall Mobile to optimize planning and operations

Van Ameyde Marine is now using PortCall Mobile to improve its planning and operations. With over 70 marine surveyors and consultants worldwide, Van Ameyde Marine is one of the largest single service providers for the marine industry. As the leading marine surveying organization in the Benelux, they offer 24/7 one-stop-shop services with +35 highly specialized…
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Ready to optimize the ports of the world

We’re taking big steps towards making Qronoport a multi-port platform for port call optimization. After being tried and tested in the Port of Antwerp, we now successfully ingested and processed port community data from the port of Flushing. The integration of a second port is a big step in the development of the platform, as we can…
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TomorrowPorts, 23 and 24 September 2021

Port+, as a partner in the SPEED project, is proud to announce the first “smart ports” get-together in 2021. The TomorrowPorts conference is set to take place in Antwerp, Belgium, from 23 to 24 September 2021. SPEED is inviting the port community and business, technology, and policy innovators from across Europe for a physical gathering around smart ports. During this event participants will…
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Trefoil uses PortCall Mobile to improve operations

Trefoil is now using PortCall Mobile to improve its planning and operations. Trefoil is an independent physical Bunker fuels supplier and always has been able to secure a top 5 position in the supply of Marine Fuels in the ARA-Region (Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp). Being a member of Burando Maritime Services since 2010, Trefoil fulfils Burando’s ‘one-stop-ship’ model. PortCall Mobile gives…
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Ship agent details now available in PortCall Mobile

We added an extra feature in the PortCall Mobile App at the request of our customers!Viewing the ship agent details when checking a vessel is now possible for service providers/suppliers.You can call the agent directly from the app or access a Google map with his location. More and more companies are using or testing our…
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Data: the raw material of the future

The latest issue of Flows magazine features an interview (in Dutch) with our CEO Jan Van Dooren, together with Norbert Kouwenhoven (TradeLens). They talk about data sharing as the foundation for a lot of the innovation that is required to build the smart ports of the future. Our own port call optimization platform Qronoport and our app PortCall Mobile are just two…
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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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