Ports of Auckland powers down robotic terminal after incident

Ports of Auckland powers down robotic terminal after incident
Brent Melville
Ports of Auckland has sidelined its automated operations and is ramping up manual operations after a robotic straddler hit a stacked container early Thursday morning due to a suspected software problem.BusinessDesk reported yesterday the port shut down automated terminal operations as a temporary measure in response to a software glitch. This resulted in the port being unable to deliver or receive containers via the automated truck grid, rendering the loading process useless.A port spokesperson said while the issues didn't stem from a cyber...

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