Partners

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, is the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, standing the test of time. Navis combines industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services to enable our customers to maximize performance and reduce risk. Whether tracking cargo through a port, automating equipment operations, or managing multiple terminals through an integrated, centralized solution, Navis provides a holistic approach to operational optimization. This provides improved visibility, velocity and measurable business results. Together with hardware partners in the Navis Star Technology Alliance, Navis integrates the industry's leading terminal operating system with select, 3rd party, best-of-breed technologies, to offer complete, pre-integrated solutions that are deployed quickly and easy to maintain. The Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system provides more system functionality and more visibility both within and outside the enterprise; enabling customers enhanced flexibility, scalability and competitive advantage.

DSP is NAVIS implementation partner since 2007 with a certified team of operational experience in container terminals.
In January 2016 DSP entered into the Navis N4 Extensions Certification Program.


ISL Applications GmbH is the commercial part of the internationally recognized Institute for Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL). For more than 20 years, ISL has been specializing in optimization and simulation. Their systems have been utilized worldwide for optimizing container terminals, harbor planning and analyzing transportation networks. Today ISL handles projects from all over the world in interdisciplinary teams. Whether logistics systems, maritime economics and transport or information logistics are concerned, ISL provides innovative ideas and solutions with practical applicability on behalf of their project partners from the public and private sector.
ISL Applications brings prototypes of simulation and emulation systems developed by ISL to a product state. It markets and customizes these software products and offers training, consultancy services and maintenance of these products to the clients.
ISL's flagship, the CHESSCON family for container terminals, consists of terminal 3D visualization, planning terminal's capacity, planning and optimization of terminal's layout and processes and testing and optimization of Terminal Operating Systems (TOS). It provides also tools to support the planning and optimizing of crane operation port call strategies, channel and port traffic and intermodal yard operation.

DSP has recently agreed a partnership with the ISL Applications GmbH company to distribute the CHESSCON software and provide consultancy jointly with ISL Applications.


DSP is also tightly linked with the University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland. This gives the chance to DSP to participate to research projects on the transport and IT area and to remain always skilled with the newest technology.


Vector Ports is a UK based company offering the full range of consulting services for the Container, RoRo Port, Automotive, Bulk Handling and intermodal transport sector. Vector Ports has participated in a wide range of international projects in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India embracing all aspects of port and transport work. Vector Ports has a wide range of experience of assisting terminals to redesign and streamline their management and terminal organisation to provide cost effective and safe operations and management systems.

DSP and Vector Ports have launched a new service in May 2016, the Terminal Health Check Program
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