Aerial photo taken on July 29, 2022 shows the Qianwan Container Terminal in Qingdao Port, east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)
BEIJING, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Qingdao Port in east China's Shandong Province has been accelerating its efforts in smart port construction, with a total of 92 5G base stations built in the year 2022, reported China Securities Journal on Thursday.
Ten scenarios including remote control of large port equipment and intelligent cargo handling have been applied at the port, with multiple production factors digitized in the port area. A comprehensive service platform has been serving as a link of green development among port, shipping, logistics and customers, enabling electronic documents fling and online customs clearance services.
Qingdao Port has ramped up its automation efforts in an all-round way, with equipment automation rate of container terminals reaching 41 percent. The port has made breakthroughs in multiple-scene automated operations such as unmanned sweeper, and has developed and put into use the fully automated container terminal intelligent management and control system A-TOS.
The port has also reached a 55-percent automation rate of equipment for dry bulk un-containerized cargoes, with a whole-process smart system developed for intelligent scheduling, storage field and equipment.
(Edited by Yu Huichen with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)