Aden Ports Development Company (APDC) has integrated DP World’s Zodiac Terminal Operation System (TOS) at their Aden Container Terminal at the Port of Aden.
ADEN : In a statement, DP World said APDC has upgraded its TOS from Zodiac 5.0 to Zodiac 7.1, which it described as “one of the most advanced and user-friendly systems on the market for ports and terminal management”.
This means the enhancement of the terminal’s operations will ensure a smooth migration even during the COVID-19 pandemic, as Zodiac continues to provide to its customers with complete support in accessing global supply chains with high efficiency and capacity, according to DP World.
Mohammed Amzerba, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the APDC said, “Zodiac advanced TOS solutions will drive smarter trade. It ushers in a new era in terminal operations in Yemen as it shifts from its predecessor to high productivity rates while managing the terminal more efficiently.
“We are excited by this new upgrade, and we are confident the technology will find a lot of keen takers around the world.”
Aden Container Terminal, largest container terminal in Yemen, with a capacity of over 1 million TEU, is located near to one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
Zodiac software has been running in Aden Container Terminal for several years, making it a key driver of global trade in Yemen while enabling efficient port and terminal operations.
It has been running at the Aden Container Terminal since 2012 and will be rolled out to an additional 40 terminals by 2023, adding to the 34 in its portfolio which account for 10% of global TEU.
Mohamed Rahmah, Head of ZODIAC, said, “Using current advances in technology such as real-time data collection, digitalization, AI / machine learning, and big data analysis, Zodiac builds the key infrastructure necessary for port management and operations staff to optimize their resources.”
Source : Port Technology