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Digital Berth Alignment: Benefits Through Better Data Sharing for Terminals

About this event

Presented by Portchain in partnership with Port Technology International


The FREE webinar aims to explore digital berth alignment and the benefits created through better data sharing & digital handshake for both, carriers and terminals. Portchain’s CCO and co-founder, Thor Thorup, will present the case for better collaboration and share key insights on how Portchain Connect helps digitize berth operations to unlock operational and customer service value for terminal operators.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain insight into how the digitalization of Berth Alignment benefits terminals & carriers by improving accuracy, allowing direct information sharing, and improves the audit trail of all change requests.
  • Get a better understanding of how automated data streams using API and EDI, will allow terminals & carriers to optimize processes & decisions by always having the most updated information.
  • Learn about how Portchain Connect allows terminals & carriers to gather all necessary information of all vessel alignment data in one place without compromise.

Webinar Format

This webinar will be a 40-minute speaker presentation followed by a 20-minute Q&A.

The webinar will be available to watch On-Demand for those that are unable to attend the live event.


Thor Thorup is co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Portchain. Previously, he worked at McKinsey leading digital transformations for shipping and logistics clients. He led the development of an industry leading data sharing effort in a Global Port, and led several digital strategy efforts for companies across the logistics value chain. Thor has a MSc in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from the Technical University of Denmark.

Tom Boyle is the Director of Vessel Operations and Carrier Sales at South Carolina Ports Authority where he oversees the berthing schedule for five state owned and operated terminals; three container, breakbulk/RoRo, and cruise terminal. Mr. Boyle also manages the Ocean Carrier relations and contracts with the top global shipping companies and collaborates with key stakeholders in the local port community. Prior to his position at South Carolina Ports he was a Port Captain for Maersk Line and a US Merchant Marine deck officer.

Carlos Lazo is the Vice President of Management Board at Tanger Alliance. Carlos has +10 years of experience in the port industry. I have previously worked for APM Terminals. In the ports of Callao-Peru, Poti-Georgia, Buenaventura-Colombia. I started with Tanger Alliance (JVA Eurogate, ContShip Italia, Marsa Maroc, Hapag Lloyd) in February 2020. I Become part of Green field project team as Ops Manager. I currently fill the position of COO / CCO at Tanger Alliance, a container terminal with 1.5M Teus capacity, located in the Port complex of TANGERMED in Morocco.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
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    Laia Martin

  • Guest speaker
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    Thor Thorup co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer @ Portchain

  • Guest speaker
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    Carlos Lazo Vice President of Management Board @ Tanger Alliance

  • Guest speaker
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    Tom Boyle Director of Vessel Operations and Carrier Sales @ South Carolina Ports Authority

  • Team member
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    Jack Donnelly

  • Guest speaker
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    Craig Portchain Portchain

  • Team member
    Port Technology The PTI Team @ Port Technology International

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