OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2018--Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, announced it will be hosting the Navis Asia Pacific Summit in Qingdao, China on September 18-20, 2018. At this exclusive customer event, Navis executives, experts and partners will discuss new innovations that are boosting productivity and operational efficiency in the changing ocean shipping landscape.

As a prominent shipping hub for exporting and importing goods around the world, China is increasingly considering productivity as a top priority. During the summit, Navis customers will come together to discuss best practices and insights with top executives and thought leaders in the industry from business intelligence to the digitalization and the automation of ocean shipping. Many discussions will be focusing on new technologies and best practices to improve efficiencies and collaboration on a global scale.

Sessions will include:

Navis Product and Strategy Updates, including Automation, Business Intelligence and Online Training Best Practices from Navis Customers Boosting Productivity through Terminal/Carrier Collaboration

“Our customers are always looking to improve their current operations and drive the ocean shipping industry to new heights,” said Mark Welles, Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Navis. “We’re excited to see new ideas come to life at the Asia Pacific Summit from terminal automation to data collaboration and look forward to having our best customers come together for informative sessions and networking opportunities.”

Executives who attend the summit will also be able to tour Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCTN), the first fully automated terminal in China. Last year, Navis implemented its flagship N4 terminal operating software at the site as part of a record-breaking 3.5-year project to fully automate QQCTN’s operations.

To register for the 2018 Navis Asia Pacific Summit, please visit: http://go.navis.com/apac-summit-2018. The summit will take place at The Westin Qingdao.

About Navis, LLC

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain. Navis combines industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services to enable our container terminals and carriers alike to streamline their ocean supply chains and better collaborate together, transforming how goods are efficiently delivered. Whether tracking cargo through a port, automating equipment operations, or managing multiple terminals through an integrated, centralized solution, Navis provides a comprehensive set of solutions to optimize terminal performance, vessel performance and cloud-based collaboration that drives transparency, efficiency and profitability to a network of ocean carriers and terminal operators. www.navis.com

About Cargotec Corporation

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions with the goal of becoming the leader in intelligent cargo handling. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor offer products and services that ensure our customers a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance. Cargotec's sales in 2017 totaled approximately EUR 3.2 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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