Innovation of Rizhao Port wins special award

(| Updated : 2022-01-14

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The key technology innovation and application of the fully automated container terminal at Rizhao Port has won the one and only Shandong Port Group Liangang Innovation Award.


The fully automated container terminal boasts an innovative side-loading dock and parallel layout at Rizhao Port in Shandong province. [Photo/]

Rizhao Port has taken the lead in setting up a side-loading dock and a parallel layout in a fully automated container terminal, with energy consumption reduced by an estimated 50 percent for a single container.

The new terminal is widely viewed as creating groundbreaking results in the shipping industry as it is a model of turning conventional terminals into fully automated container terminals across the globe. The port is expected to reduce the comprehensive operating costs by 70 percent, which is another world-leading achievement.

For the first time, the terminal combines the advantages of automation, 5G Beidou positioning technology and the domestic terminal operating system TOS throughout the entire automated container handling process.


Enginners monitor operations at the automated container terminal at Rizhao Port. [Photo/]