Why automation in dry bulk? Alexander Koschinsky, HPC, and Christian Hacks, iSam, provide insights into economic backgrounds and practical applications using the example of the Hansaport in Hamburg. It was published in the Spring issue of Dry Bulk magazine.
The article captures the reader’s mind, leading him from the increasing volatility in the global market, and the quick response times required from terminal operators and ports to a smart solution for staying competitive and long-term sustainable: Automation. The article provides an overview of major technologies developed in recent years and provides an example of Hansaport which has developed into a state-of-the-art dry bulk material handling terminal in Germany, particularly by investing in smart automation solutions.