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Qronoport at the Chemistry & Energy Summit

We’ll be attending the very first “Port of Antwerp-Bruges Chemistry & Energy Summit” in Weiden am See (Austria) on the 19th of May. Looking forward to hearing from speakers like Elmar Ockenfels, Walter Holzhammer, Markus Horcher, Filip Masquillier, … on how companies in the (petro)chemical industry will deal with the supply chain challenges in this region.  Although the focus of Qronoport is…
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Qronoport at PGLC

We’re really happy to be part of the Petrochemicals Global Logistics Convention (PGLC) on 16/17 June in Barcelona. Our colleague Nicolas Maes will be joining a panel to talk about port call optimization. He’ll explain how port call stakeholders can use data sharing, digital collaboration, and port call insights to eliminate port call inefficiencies, lower fuel consumption and reduce…
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Qronoport one of the top innovations in 2021

Tank Storage Magazine has featured Qronoport as one of the top innovations in 2021. And we’re aiming to do even more in 2022! Port call optimization is more than sharing an ETA. It’s about providing port call visibility, generating detailed port call process insights, and digital collaboration between all port call stakeholders. Qronoport offers a solution…
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Qronoport nominated for 2022 Tank Storage Awards

The international jury of the Tank Storage Awards selected Qronoport as a nominee in the category “Emerging Technology”. It’s always nice to be recognized as an innovative force in the liquid bulk and tank storage industry. The category “Emerging Technology” is an interesting category with very diverse innovative technologies. We look forward to learning more…
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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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Supply chain & logistics in Petrochemical Summit

We’re proud to announce that we are a partner of the “Supply chain & logistics in Chemical/Petrochemical Summit”, on the 17th/18th November 2021, in Amsterdam and online. The main topics at the conference are sustainability and digitalization. Improving the environmental sustainability of the chemical supply chain is a key target, but at the same time, the cost…
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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…
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Qronoport improves 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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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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