Delft, May 2013 - TBA will be present at the TOC Europe 2013 in Rotterdam from June 25-27. The TOC is one of the largest conferences and exhibitions concerning terminal operations in the world.
Delft, April 2013 – TBA is happily announcing the first implementation of TEAMS, TBA’s fleet management system, in the United States of America, as part of a package with 72 environmentally-aware battery powered Terex® Gottwald Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV). This package is ordered by Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), California, USA.
Delft, April 2013 - TBA will be present at Port & Terminal Technology USA 2013 during April 11 and 12 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
Delft, March 2013 - TBA hosted a workshop for a group of Operations Research students at Tilburg University.
Delft, February 2013 - TBA is present at the Terminal Management and Planning Seminar London 2013.
Delft, December 2012 – The entire team of TBA wishes you a healthy, stable and prosperous 2013!
Delft, November 2012 - TBA will participate in multiple seminars covering optimization of terminal operations and the application of TBA’s fleet management software (TEAMS) for automated equipment.
Delft, September 2012 - TBA will be present at the Navis World 2012 Conference in San Francisco from October 7 to 10.
Delft, June 2012 - TBA will be present at the Terminal Automation Seminar during 17 and 18 September 2012 at Prospero House in London.
Delft, May 2012 - TBA is proud to announce that it has entered into a partnership with NAVIS. The partnership focuses on TBA’s emulation software, CONTROLS. The emulation acts as a virtual terminal, providing customers with a risk free and near-to live testing, tuning and training environment for their TOS.
Delft, May 2012 - TBA will be present at the TOC Europe 2012 in Antwerp from June 12-14. The TOC is one of the largest conferences and exhibitions concerning terminal operations in the world.
Delft, May 2012 - TBA has recently joined the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association.
Delft, March 2012 - APM Terminals has issued a press release (March 19 – 2012) on the design of their new Maasvlakte II terminal in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. APM Terminals has announced the equipment order for a fleet of 36 Lift AGVs from Gottwald, coupled with TEAMS, TBA's fleet management system. TEAMS will control the routing and movements of the new terminal's Lift AGVs, and will handle the interaction with the Automated RMGs and Quay Cranes.
Delft, February 2012 - Our 'articles' section has been updated with a new article describing a new container securing technology: An operations perspective on new twistlock handling in terminals.
We have also started posting our articles on LinkedIn. Should you like to comment on our articles, please subscribe to our LinkedIn page!
Delft, February 2012 - TBA will be present at Port & Terminal Technology USA during April 25 and 26 in Miami.
TBA will present on the role of simulation and advanced modeling in the design of automated container terminals.
Delft, January 2012 - TBA is present at the Terminal Management and Planning Seminar London 2012.
Delft, December 2011 - The management and staff of TBA wish you the best for 2012!
Delft, October 2011 – In the last 15 years, TBA grew to a company of over 75 professionals, offices in various countries and customers world-wide. TBA established a leading position in simulation and emulation services for container terminals. By constantly developing new products and by applying advanced techniques, TBA managed to always stay at the forefront of industry developments.
Delft, October 2011 - TBA’s MD Yvo Saanen will present TBA’s experiences with emulation for fine tuning your Terminal Operating System at the Port Optimization Summit in Rotterdam, Oct 5th.
Delft, September 2011 - TBA presents at TOC Middle East – participating in the Innovation Forum together with Seaport Innovation. Topic is how to implement new software with minimized risk and maximized performance.
Besides the ins and outs of TBA’s approach, we share results of some case studies as well.
Delft, August 2011 - TBA will be present at the Terminal Automation Seminar during 15 and 16 September 2011 at Bonhill House in London.
Terminal Automation Seminar - exploring industry trends, new technology and positioning for recovery. Are you involved in automated terminal design, planning and operation? Have you considered investing in new technology to gain operational efficiencies?
Delft, June 2011 - TBA participates in Dinalog project Salomo! Named after ancient king Salomon. Rotterdam World Gateway, APMT MV2, TU Delft, TBA, Open University, and InThere have commenced a 4 year research project aimed at improving situational awareness at container terminals and other logistic hubs. Through better insight and near-to-live training, e.g. using TBA’s tool CONTROLS, we aim to allow fast-forwarding of events, real-time decision-support, and 3D Virtual Reality Training.
Delft, June 2011 - TBA will be present at the TOC Europe 2011 in Antwerp from June 7-9. The TOC is one of the largest conferences and exhibitions concerning terminal operations in the world.
Delft, June 2011 - TBA has released the new KPI 1.5. KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator. The KPI tool is a powerful tool that can be used to generate statistical reports. It is able to read data from databases and create reports in the form of tables and charts. Read more.
Delft, May 2011 - TBA has completed its Yard Crane Scheduler Silver Edition. Read more.
Delft, March 2011 - TBA present at TOC Asia. From 14-17 March, TOC Asia will be held in Tianjin-Binhai – the next Chinese government-designated special economic area.
Three TBA specialists will organize a hands-on workshop around effective use of the TOS & equipment, supported by TBA’s emulation product, CONTROLS. Find more at http://www.tocevents-asia.com/page.cfm/action=Seminars/SeminarID=49
Düsseldorf, February 2011 - Through its Dutch IT subsidiary TBA, Demag Cranes has acquired the British company DB Controls, based in Doncaster (South Yorkshire, UK).
DB Controls comes with accredited software and consulting competence related to bulk materials automation and won the IBJ Award IT Solutions for Bulk Handling in 2010. The customers of the company, which in future will trade exclusively under the brand DBIS, include port and terminal operators in Great Britain, Asia and Africa, among others.
Delft, December 2010 - The management and staff of TBA wish you the best for 2011!
The management and staff of TBA wish to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued trust in the past year.Working with our customers, and achieving all time highs in their terminals is what we love to do, and what we are good at. We look forward to continue working with you and send you containers of best wishes for 2011.
Delft, 21th October 2010 - TBA, has conducted the first “TOS Challenge: Improving productivity through Fine-tuning of Planning and TOS Parameters” a highly interactive three hour workshop during Zebra Enterprise Solutions World 2010 in San Francisco. Read more.
Delft, October 2010 - TBA organizes a TOS challenge on TOC Americas in Rio de Janeiro on November 11th from 08:30 - 10:30 by Carla Grifo, Consultant, TBA, Netherlands and Dan Johnson, Principal Port Planner, TBA, USA.
Delft, September 2010 - TBA organizes a TOS challenge on Zebra Enterprise Solutions World 2010 on September 29th from 9:00 - 12:00 in San Francisco.
Delft, July 2010 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, has delivered its emulation software CONTROLS to MSC Home Terminal in Antwerp. Since September 2009 expert users at MSC HT are using CONTROLS to further optimize their operation. Read more.
Delft, June 2010 - “The learning points, the experience and the interaction with a simulator where we can supervise our own planning and realize the possible mistakes we can make, were excellent.”
DP World Callao
Delft, May 2010 - The TOC is one of the largest conferences and exhibitions concerning terminal operations in the world. Like in other years TBA will be represented at the TOC of 2010 as well.
TBA organizes the Virtual Reality TOS Training Challenge, see http://www.tocevents-europe.com/page.cfm/action=Seminars/SeminarID=24.
Visit TBA at the TOC Europe 2010
8th - 10th June 2010
Delft, November 2009 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, has developed a new business simulation game for DP World that aids the managers of a container terminal in making strategic decisions. Read more.
Delft, October 2009 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, has successfully trained the staff of the Port of Göteborg container terminal on CATOS with its emulation software CONTROLS Read more.
Delft, August 2009 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, has engaged Daniel J. Johnson, P.E. to strengthen their experience for the specific North America region. Dan will support the growth of TBA’s business in the Americas by providing project management, port planning, and analysis services from his office in Oakland, CA. Read more.
Delft, May 2009 - The TOC is one of the largest conferences and exhibitions concerning terminal operations in the world. Like in other years TBA will be represented at the TOC of 2009 as well.
Visit TBA at the TOC Europe 2009
16th - 18th June 2009
Delft, April 2009 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, had delivered its emulation software CONTROLS to APM Terminal’s facility in Algeciras, Spain. Read more.
Delft, April 2009 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, is about to open a new office in India’s Hyderabad to better focus on the Asian markets. Read more.
Delft, November 2008 - TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimization and fleet control services, has sold its emulation software CONTROLS to Port of Göteborg AB. Read more.
Delft, October 2008 - The Romanian operations of TBA have enjoyed healthy growth rates over the last years. The offices in Satu Mare currently employ around 15 developers. As TBA expects to be able to grow its development team to 25 staff in the near future, a new location was needed. This was found only 100 meters from the old location. TBA is glad to have found these new premises and would be happy to welcome you there shortly.
Str. Ady Endre nr. 2
Phone: +40 747 033 263
Delft, June 2008 - TBA has enjoyed high growth rates over the last years, both in size as well as in customer base. We have since some time outgrown our current offices on the Vulcanusweg in Delft. On June 6, we are therefore relocating to a new building in the same city, about one kilometer from our current address. Here, we will have the use of great, up-to-date facilities and will be well prepared for further expansion.
TBA would like to welcome you shortly on:
2623 AP Delft
Delft, May 2008 - To increase its service to its US-based customers, TBA has decided to open its own offices in North America. TBA’s Remmelt Thijs has moved to Tampa, Florida to set up and lead the US operation. The Americas are a growth market for TBA and an ever larger share of its customers reside there. From our new location we will be able to work more closely with our overseas clients and deliver even better results.
Manager North America
3502 Riga Blvd., Suite C
Tampa, FL 33619
United States of America
Phone +1 813 490 0996
Fax +1 813 490 0994
Mobile +1 813 549 9206
Internet http://www.tba.nl >
Please contact Remmelt Thijs directly for more information.
Delft, January 2008 - TBA has completed the first phase of testing of its automated fleet management system TEAMS for Euromax, the new ECT terminal currently under construction in Rotterdam. Within two months of the start of the testing period, TEAMS was controlling the movements of the Euromax fleet of twenty-eight Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs). Read more.
Delft, August 2007 - TBA has completed the delivery of its CONTROLS software to EUROGATE, the Germany-based container terminal and logistics group. Under this project TBA has linked CONTROLS to TOPX-Advance, the Terminal Operating System provided by Realtime Business Solutions (RBS). Read more.
Delft, January 2007 - TBA has recently started work on two new CONTROLS projects. For one project, CONTROLS is linked to TOP-X (RBS). Within the other project, CONTROLS is linked to SPACE/TRAFFIC (COSMOS). Through these two projects, CONTROLS has now been linked to five Terminal Operating Systems including SPARCS (Navis) and CATOS (TSB).
Delft, December 2006 - Recently TBA has opened an office in Satu Mare (Romania). Part of the software will be developed in Romania. Peter Repasy is assigned as local manager. In total 6 persons are working for TBA RO SRL in Romania.
Delft, October 2006 - Managing directors Yvo Saanen and Klaas Pieter van Til are proud announcing the news, being 10 years with the company. As founders and owners they have seen the company grow since October 1996 to 45 professionals, 3 offices (Holland, Germany, Romania) and customers world-wide. The product range grew to simulation, emulation and since 2006, software for controlling automated equipment.
Delft, June 2006 - TBA supports the decision on the handling system for a greenfield site in Africa, looking at state-of-the-art technology and competitive cost per move.
Delft, March 2006 - TBA and Seaport Innovation have been awarded the optimization of Copenhagen port, operated by CMP. The aim is to increase througput capacity and reduce costs.
Delft, December 2005 - TBA assesses the qualities of various transportation systems for one of the world’s largest new container terminals (5M TEU - planned capacity).
Delft, September 2005 - TBA just finalized a large emulation project in Korea using CONTROLS, during which a new in-house developed Terminal Operating System of a world-wide operating Terminal Operator has been tested on techical and functional performance.
Delft, June 2005 - Simulation software will help SPARCS customers further optimize terminal performance. “TBA Nederland is a leader in the simulation industry, and we believe this partnership will offer exceptional value to our SPARCS customers,’’ said John Dillon, CEO of Navis. “Customers that deploy CONTROLS will gain the ability to fine tune SPARCS performance for increased efficiency.
Delft, April 2005 - TBA Nederlands supports the design of 3 semi-automated container terminals (total capacity 10 million TEU) of one of the largest terminals operators world-wide by means of dynamic simulation using the TIMESquare simulation tool.
Delft, February 2005 - TBA has developed a tool suite that allows container terminals to optimize their operation by replay, fast-forward, and visualizing modes. The tool is linked directly to the terminal control system.
Delft, January 2005 - TBA has developed a planning game together with the University of Groningen, supported by simulation. The game is aimed at improving the skills of logistic managers and planners. The game takes about half a day of intensive competitive team-work.
Delft, December 2004 - TBA supports the logistics of prisoner transportation between police offices.
Delft, October 2004 - A world-wide operating dairy product manufacturer has asked TBA to reduce the waste of milk due to imbalances in the production and transportation process.
Delft, September 2004 - TBA is participating in the research project "Citybox", aimed at improving distribution in crowded city centers. TBA develops the models to compare the logistic concepts.
Delft, July 2004 - TBA supports container terminal in their selection of a new Terminal Operating System by assessing the qualities to control the terminal.
Delft, June 2004 - TBA supports the fine-tuning of a warehouse-management system (WMS)of a large beer manufacturer.
Delft, May 2004 - TBA designs the operational specifications of a new container terminal in the United States. By using a simulation environment the specs are tested on their contribution to performance.
Delft, April 2004 - TBA Nederland evaluates the design of the new Euromax Terminal in Rotterdam. This semi-automated terminal will increase the container throughput capacity of Rotterdam with 50%.
Delft, March 2004 - TBA will be involved in the development of the "Citybox" concept. A distribution concept to improve the delivery to crowded cities.
Delft, February 2004 - TBA Nederland helps a concrete factory to optimize their productivity
Delft, January 2004 - TBA Nederland starts providing tools for on-line optimisation of container terminal operations. By replaying past operations terminals can improve their yard operating strategy within months.
Delft, November 2003 - TBA Nederland analyses how to increase stacking capacity and vessel service of a large Mediterranean Port by means of alternating layout and improving the yard operating strategy.
Delft, September 2003 - TBA Nederland assesses various rail terminal concepts for a European container terminal in order to support the emerging volume.
Delft, August 2003 - TBA Nederland analyses the effect of an additional port entrance for a Mediterranean container terminal to reduce the vessel service times.
Delft, June 2003 - TBA Nederland determines the possible improvement (+18%) of an automated seedling production plant (number 1 in the world) by means of more intelligent control.
Delft, May 2003 - TBA Nederland analyses the design and manufacturing planning process of aircrafts. The project aims at improving co-operation and information exchange.
Delft, April 2003 - TBA Nederland advises terminal operator regarding a new semi-automated terminal in North America.
Delft, March 2003 - TBA determined the consequences of adding X-ray equipment inside a distribution chain for a logistics provider
Delft, February 2003 - TBA supported a beer manufacturer in the optimisation process of their distribution line. By testing assignment rules in their warehouse management system, the risk of decreasing performance is avoided.
Delft, January 2003 - TBA compares various designs of the second Maasvlakte on nautic accessibility to support the Port Authority of Rotterdam in their decision making.