Belgium-based Camco Technologies has secured a contract to design, install and commission a comprehensive gate automation system at DP World's terminal at the port of Callao, Peru.
Camco will provide eight inbound and four outbound lanes equipped with OCR technology to the terminal under the arrangement.
An unmanned driver pedestals will also be provided to enable automated processing, as well as validation of truck and container data at the facility.,
The Camco solutions are expected to enable operators to make more informed and timely decisions when fully integrated with the site's terminal operating system (TOS).
The new deal is slated to be finalised by the first quarter of next year.
Camco Technologies Business Development director Anton Bernaerd said: “Camco’s visual-based process automation solutions will contribute to the overall productivity, performance and safety of the container terminal.”
The company had previously installed terminal automation solutions at other DP World terminals situated in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
DP World Callao Project and CSR director Eduardo Chappuis said: “It is crucial to improve the gate processes to accommodate for the higher expected throughput.
“With Camco’s automated validation and registration processes, we aim to accelerate and simplify gate processes and enhance overall terminal safety and security.”
DP World Callao originally began operations during second quarter of 2010.
The terminal currently features a 21ha facility comprising two container berths, six super-post-panamax gantry cranes, 18 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes and various pieces of auxiliary handling equipment.