Dedicated berth planning tool for terminals

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Optimize your quayside operations through berth planning excellence

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Portchain Quay is a user-friendly berth planning tool developed in collaboration with berth planners. Offering comprehensive planning information, including crane & labor resources, maintenance schedules and proforma planning, it enables terminals to optimize resource allocation and streamline operations.

The most powerful berth planning tool available

Optimize your operations with comprehensive scenario planning, detailed vessel tracking, and precise resource management.

Single source of truth connecting all users with real-time information

Synchronize operations with seamless real-time data sharing, internal collaboration, and automated scheduling updates, ensuring streamlined processes.

Intelligence and decision support to improve robustness and efficiency

Enhance your operations with automated crane and gang allocation, earliest ETA predictions, and trend analysis for continuous improvement.

Benefits for Terminals


Plan faster and more accurately

No more spreadsheets - give berth planners a powerful tool that is built for today´s dynamic environment.


Transparency to drive alignment

Provide real-time access to your berth plan to all your departments, your customers, and your partners with powerful and configurable sharing, driving alignment and efficiency in planning.


Continuous improvement

Berth planning analytics to drive insights and enable continuous improvement and data-driven discussions with your customer.


Quick & easy deployment

Go-live in 4-8 weeks with a cloud-based, easy solution for quick onboarding.

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Portchain Quay enables better and more accurate berth planning to optimize quayside operations.

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Scenario Planning


Vessel Tracking & Delay Warnings


TOS integration


Auto-Allocation of Crane & Gangs


Decision Support


Export APIs


Precise Crane & Gang Planning


Real-time Sharing


Proforma Manager

How to get started

Contact us to understand how you can go live in 4-6 weeks, investing only a few hours per week to support configuration and change management.


Impact focused

Delivering on the areas that matter the most to you, whether that be cost, customer experience, or saving time and boosting planning efficiency.


Thought partner

Helping you reimagine your ways of working to allow new and more efficient forms of planning and collaboration.

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Change management

Leading the change through extensive engagement with all key stakeholders.

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24/7 support

Providing responsive and personal support that meets your needs.

Reference case


Geo-strategically located container terminal serving as a bridge between Africa and Europe. Uses improved berth planning with Portchain to optimize resources and improve customer alignment.

“Portchain has made our daily operations much easier. Before we had all these Excel files, but Portchain´s berth planning software (Portchain Quay) has replaced them all and now the first thing everyone does in the morning is to open Portchain Quay. We run multiple scenarios per day to assess impact and increase quay capacity. It has been very important for us to find the best solution to meet our needs and we are very satisfied - Portchain Quay is a modern platform that has accelerated our path to a digital future!”

Carlos Lazo

COO/CCO & Vice President of Management Board
Total capacity

1.5M TEU

per year
Total quay length


Number of cranes



A top-ten US container port, SC Ports owns and operates the Port of Charleston, Port of Geogetown, Inland Port Greer, and Inland Port Dillon. They have deployed Portchain to drive transparency and collaboration, connecting all stakeholders to the berth plan in real time.

“We aim to create transparency and efficiency across the supply chain so that each stakeholder can optimize their own processes.”

Barbara Melvin

CEO of South Carolina Ports
Total capacity

2.8M TEU

per year
Total quay length


Number of cranes

24 STS


The oldest and longest-established port in Malaysia. Drives operational cost savings and a substantial reduction in planning time with Portchain Quay.

“Over the last years, we have significantly improved our performance and efficiency at North Butterworth Container Terminal. With Portchain, we can create the next step in data-driven decision making to further improve operational efficiency. We will also create more transparency and improve operational efficiency. We will also create more transparency and improve collaboration with customers and internal stakeholders by connecting them all to the Portchain platform with real-time information.”

Dato´ Sasedharan Vasudevan

CEO of Penang Port
Total capacity

2.3M TEU

per year
Total quay length


Number of cranes

12 QGCs


London Container Terminal provides a unique combination of DeepSea and European Short Sea trades at the same facility. They digitalized and optimized the berth planning process with Portchain Quay to improve customer alignment and operations.

“As we continue our investment in digitization of our busy container terminal we have chosen Portchain Quay to assist our teams in providing reliable real time berth planning and optimization. Portchain Quay will improve the planning process for both the terminal and our customers, providing intelligent real time updates to our planners and more accurate berth predictions for our customers. I think our plan is more reliable, and I think carriers have saved bunke, and we look forward to working with Portchain Quay to develop the solution further.”

Ross McKissock

CEO London Container Terminal
Total capacity


per year
Total quay length


Number of cranes

11 STS

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