Trends and Prospects of Port Digital Transformation


  • Xiang Li



automated ports, advanced technologies, intelligent container terminals


In the field of shipping, an increasing number of ports are transitioning from traditional manual container terminals to automated and intelligent container terminals. Automated container terminals are a new generation of ports that are based on modern infrastructure and powered by advanced information technology and port transportation. This article attaches importance to introducing the research background of automation and intelligence in container terminals and explains the application of advanced intelligent technologies and automation machinery. Next, it analyzes the current status of automation in container terminals, using four automated ports: TraPac Port, Long Beach Port in the United States, Nansha Port, and Tianjin Port in China. Finally, it discusses the challenges faced by automation and intelligence in container terminals and highlights the need for government support in terms of economy and policy. 


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How to Cite

Li, X. (2024). Trends and Prospects of Port Digital Transformation. Highlights in Business, Economics and Management, 24, 227-233.