Mobile computers selected for new ICTSI Terminals
The JLT Mobile Computers has been selected for the two new International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) terminals in Papua New Guinea.
The Terminals- Lae city’s port facility and Port Moresby’ Motukea port, will install rugged VERSO™; 12 computers to maximize everyday terminal container handling efficiency.
JLT Mobile Computers is a leading Swedish supplier of reliable computers for demanding environments, and has strengthened its long-standing relationship with global port operator ICTSI with the deployment of its VERSO™ 12 computers at the operator’s new container terminals in PNG.
ICTSI is one of the top five major maritime port operators in the world with 32 terminals in 19 countries.
JLT partner Autepra delivered and installed rugged VERSO 12 computers from JLT to maximize everyday terminal operation efficiency at two new ICTSI terminals, South Pacific International Container Terminal Ltd (SPICT) in Lae and Motukea International Terminal Ltd in Port Moresby.
Last year, these new terminals contributed to a 6 per cent increase in ICTSI handled shipping volume.
ICTSI is undertaking an ongoing initiative to improve the operational efficiency of SPICT, Papua New Guinea’s leading container terminal.
The delivery of JLT VERSO 12 mobile computers supports the efficiency gains, ensuring uninterrupted operation and seamless integration with the Navis N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS),” JLT stated.
JLT Mobile Computers signed a five-year partnership with the Navis Ready Program in March 2019.
The agreement guarantees JLT rugged computers validation for use with all major releases of the market-leading Navis N4 TOS over the next five years.
Navis Ready validation means that customers can be assured that equipment from JLT Mobile Computers has passed Navis’ rigorous testing processes.
Tomas Girdzevičius, CEO of Autepra, a key contractor and business partner of JLT Mobile Computers said: “We have worked world-wide with ICTSI since 2013 and are proud suppliers of choice for rugged mobile computers. JLT devices are used with Navis TOS in everyday terminal operation to bring efficiencies to ICTSI’s business.”
He continued: “When ICTSI acquired the two new terminals in Papua New Guinea in 2018, they came straight to us for the supply of world-class rugged JLT computers. ICTSI know us and they know that they can rely on us to deliver, wherever they operate in the world.”
Beatrice Mahuru, General Manager – Corporate Affairs at ICTSI South Pacific, said: “As maritime terminals are a central link in the supply chain, we at ICTSI South Pacific are committed to digitization and automation to bring efficiencies into our Papua New Guinea business”.
“We are proud of our association with Autepra for ease of business using smart solutions.”