Port of Virginia Launches Navis N4

Port of Virginia Launches Navis N4
Norfolk International Terminals

The Port of Virginia has gone live with the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). The implementation of N4 took place with no major disruptions to NIT’s operations, Navis said.

 

The port’s decision to upgrade its TOS was fueled by its need for a modern technology infrastructure that will efficiently service those vessels and their accompanying cargo volumes.

The N4 upgrade will operate in unison with a program of long-term capital upgrades at NIT.

As volumes increase, we must have technology solutions in place that can help us plan, manage and forecast operational needs,” said John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority.

“When compared with the current terminal operating system, N4 will provide some very real advantages. It replaces a 25 year old legacy system and operationally speaking, N4 will provide real-time visibility across all areas of the operation with short- and long-term planning capability with the flexibility to customize features as demand creates.”

For more than two years, the port’s N4 team planned, trained and tested the system in close collaboration with a Navis Professional Services team to ensure work in all areas of the operation run smoothly.

N4 is Navis’ latest generation TOS, allowing customers the flexibility and scalability needed to run their operations – from a single terminal to multiple terminals spanning numerous geographic locations managed from one central location.

Press Release, July 11th, 2014; Image: Tom Saunders,VDOT

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