Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Terminal Management Software

first_imgzoom Abu Dhabi Ports has implemented new port management software called ‘Master Terminal’ to enhance the general cargo operations at the United Arab Emirates’ ports by improving processing times and the range of customer service offerings.The new software, created by Jade Software, will replace Abu Dhabi Ports’ existing systems and support the management of all aspects of the general cargo operations, including bulk, break bulk, project and Roll-On/Roll-Off (RORO) cargo.It will provide real-time information about cargo flows at any time of the day and improve the utilisation of port facilities, while increasing the visibility and productivity with regards to operations, planning and reporting procedures.”Master Terminal will be installed during the second quarter of this year. The first two ports to be implemented will be Khalifa Port and Zayed Port, as both ports play key roles in the UAE’s import and export business, with an annual capacity of 20 million tonnes of cargo,” said David Lindsay, Managing Director at Jade Software.last_img read more

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Government decides not to debate Disappearance Bill on Thursday

The joint opposition had earlier called for the Bill to be removed from the Parliament order paper this week. The Government has decided not to debate the Enforced Disappearance Bill on Thursday, September 21.Government spokesman, Minister Gayantha Karunathilake said that it has been decided not to debate the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances Bill this week. Sri Lanka signed the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances in 2015. The Convention has defined enforced disappearance as a violation of human rights and considered it as a criminal offence and has made its member states to draft legislations based on a set of principles.The former Government refused to sign the Convention, especially at a time when enforced disappearances were said to be taking place in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette) read more

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