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Wireless network solution for harbour communications


Customer: PSA, in charge of the port operations in Singapore harbour


Singapore harbourCargo handling goes automated in many harbours due to need to intensify operations and cut expenses. Wireless networks are essential for increased automation but harbours as dynamic environments are challenging for wireless communications to offer required connection quality.


VTT custom developed and demonstrated a solution, which enables port machines to be always connected with a satisfactory Quality of Service (QoS) throughout their operational area at all times.


Solution enables more reliable control and use of automated machinery in container handling in harbours over wireless networks. Multiple networks can be utilised to guarantee connectivity with quality that satisfies application requirements at all times.