APM Terminals deploys Navis operating system for the Port of Salalah

Navis, a leading global provider of port and terminal operating system technology and software solutions for carriers and ships, announced Thursday that APM Terminals has selected the Navis General Cargo Terminal operating system. to optimize terminal operations at the Port of Salalah in Oman.

The Port of Salalah is a major regional gateway to the Arabian Gulf and one of the largest transshipment hubs in the world. General cargo shipments are handled by 12 docks and exceed 17 million metric tons per year across limestone, gypsum, cement, project cargo, liquid bulk and other cargo. The Port of Salalah is a joint venture and has a concession agreement as the authority and operator of the terminal as part of the global APM Terminals network.

The Port of Salalah has engaged with Navis to help improve and digitize the processes of general cargo shipments, billing workflow and terminal operations by increasing real-time data visibility, enabling a improved site operational planning, billing workflow and terminal operations.

Navis implemented a real-time and highly responsive general cargo terminal operating system to help the Port of Salalah control and optimize terminal operations. As a result, the Port of Salalah will improve customer experience and efficiency through increased access to data and timely performance metrics, streamline operations planning and resource scheduling, and maximize terminal efficiency. .

“Navis provides the Port of Salalah with an end-to-end software solution to optimize all general cargo business functions and terminal operations. Navis helps us provide our customers with real-time access to cargo handling status, billing information and vessel data. This capability has proven to be a competitive advantage for us,” said Ahmed Qatan, General Cargo Terminal COO at Salalah Port.

The Port of Salalah is the first APMT terminal to implement Navis for general cargo.

“We are delighted to partner and continue our growth with APMT and the Port of Salalah for general cargo. This significant opportunity builds on and expands our technology partnership with APMT to include both container terminal and general cargo operating systems,” said Kirk Knauff, CEO of Navis.

Navis industry experts have in-depth knowledge of port and terminal operations and help clients maximize speed to value and return on investment by aligning complex business processes and terminal operations with software capabilities. Navis’ domain knowledge, agility of implementation and ease of partnering were key factors enabling a successful on-time delivery for the Port of Salalah.

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