Introducing Smart Port as a Service™: Transforming Port Operations with AI-Enhanced Technology!

At Platform8, innovation lies at the heart of all that we do. Earlier this year, we unveiled our groundbreaking partnership with Awake.AI to introduce groundbreaking API Predictive ETA to the ANZ region, reshaping how ship operators, ports, and cargo owners oversee their logistics. Today, we are delighted to announce another significant milestone on our journey: the launch of Smart Port as a Service™, an AI-enhanced digital platform meticulously designed to seamlessly connect ship operators, ports, and cargo owners.

Smart Port as a Service™: Where Innovation Meets Efficiency

Smart Port as a Service™ stands as a modern, all-in-one cloud-based application revolutionizing port operations by offering real-time situational awareness, effective planning, shared communication, and tools for more intelligent decision-making. This cutting-edge platform, fuelled by Awake.AI’s intelligent data solutions, heralds a new era in port management. Let’s delve into the key features that make Smart Port a game-changer for the maritime industry:

All Aboard Messaging

Bid farewell to communication bottlenecks. Smart Port offers a comprehensive messaging solution that brings all port stakeholders aboard for real-time collaboration and operational decision-making. Whether you’re coordinating with ship operators, port authorities, or cargo owners, our platform ensures efficient and traceable communication.

  • Online & Mobile Chat: Effortlessly share messages in real-time.
  • Port Call Specific Chat Rooms: Automatically updated and reliable chat rooms for each port call.
  • Triggered Port Call Events: Support for comprehensive messaging.

Real-Time Maps

Gain a competitive edge with real-time situational awareness. Our platform offers extensive maps with AI-powered accurate ETA and ETD predictions displayed right on your map. These features, coupled with shared communication channels, provide precise collaborative insights into your port operations.

  • Real-Time Situational Awareness: Stay informed about the entire operation.
  • 2D and 3D Maps: View sea and land maps, including immersive 3D port environments.
  • Next-Generation AIS: Access vessel locations, historical data, and predicted future routes.
  • Weather Information Overlays: Plan efficiently with real-time weather updates.

Berth Planner

Optimise berth planning with AI-powered predictions and built-in models. Smart Port’s Berth Planner empowers you to make smarter decisions, ensuring smoother operations.

  • AI-Powered Voyage Predictions: Enhance visibility into near-future voyages.
  • Support for Various Operations: Cover anchoring, fairways, pilots, towing, and more.
  • Integration Capabilities: Seamlessly integrate into existing Terminal Operating Systems (TOS).

Port Resource and Task Manager

Efficiently manage over 20 typical port resources with our Resource and Task Manager. Centralise work shift planning and task assignments, adapting to real-time changes when integrated into your TOS.

  • Comprehensive Resource Management: Plan and allocate typical port resources.
  • Centralised Work Shift Planning: Streamline assignments and shifts.
  • Real-Time Adaptation: Respond dynamically to plan changes.

AI-Powered Predictions

Our AI-enhanced predictions leverage multiple data sources, including weather forecasts, vessel information, and historical data, to provide you with accurate ETA and ETD information. This synchronises operations, saves time, reduces costs, and enhances overall efficiency.

  • Reliable ETA Information: Powered by AI and machine learning.
  • Multiple Data Sources: Combine relevant data for precise predictions.
  • Supply Chain Synchronization: Streamline the entire process for better planning.

Fully Transparent Cargo Operations

Track cargo operations in real-time with estimates for loading start and finish times. Stay updated on progress and potential delays, all while maintaining transparency.

  • Real-Time Reporting: Monitor cargo operations with ease.
  • Shared Information: Collaborate efficiently with port operation stakeholders.

Smart Port on the Go

  • Smart Port Mobile gives you a full picture of the ship traffic at your port.
    Stay on top of your berth plans with easy-to-follow plan list view.
  • Each plan includes information about the plan and real-time updates
  • Easily communicate in the message group for a one port call, or even for the whole port community.
  • Take the detailed maps of your port and sea areas with you. 

Get Started Today!

We have already received significant interest from ports in the ANZ region during our pre-release phase. We invite you to connect with our team today to learn more about Smart Port as a Service™ and how it can revolutionise your port operations.

At Platform8, we’re dedicated to shaping the future of maritime logistics, and Smart Port as a Service™ is the next step on our journey to making port operations smarter, more efficient, and more connected than ever before. Join us in this exciting endeavour and experience the future of port management today.

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Platform8 enables the future of sustainable supply chains. We believe that by connecting digital communities and enabling them to make decisions beyond just economics, they could drive lasting change in the way we do business. This belief led to the creation of Platform8.