Category: Qronoport

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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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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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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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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10 reasons why tanker port calls are not as efficient as they could be

Ten reasons why tanker port calls are not as efficient as they could be. Or in other words: a lot of opportunities to optimize tanker port calls. In this article, we list 10 of the most important reasons why there is currently too much time being wasted during tanker port calls. We believe that data…
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Port+ improving the efficiency of tanker port calls

Thank you to Tanker Operator and Karl Jeffery for featuring PORT+ and Qronoport in the latest issue of Tanker Operator magazine. The article explores the reasons why we created Qronoport and the huge potential benefits a port call optimization platform like Qronoport can have, taking data sharing and digital collaboration to the next level. You can read the article here. Follow…
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Our CEO will be speaking at the NxtPort International kick-off

Join the Nxtport International kick-off event on March 16th at 13:00 CET. Our CEO Jan Van Dooren will talk about port call optimization and our solution for tackling this challenge: Qronoport. Together with the other event speakers, he will also talk about how data sharing and digital collaboration can push the maritime industry forward. You can register here, or read…
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