Breakbulk Port Operations Cargo Handling Activity Logging

  • Breakbulk discharge and loadings
  • Meal breaks or shift changes
  • Waiting for cargo, trucks, forklifts or other yard equipment
  • Hatch covers handling
  • Weather stoppages

  • Cloud sync logged activities
  • Visibility of all logged breakbulk activities
  • Breakbulk activity status monitor
  • Post-call breakbulk activities accumulated performance measurements
  • Stakeholder sharing
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for terminals, port operators, port authorities, shipping lines, port agents or representatives

 

FAQ

How do I get the Android Breakbulk Logger?

Download from Google Play.

How do I get a cloud login?

Sign-up here.

What are the costs?

From EUR 350 per month, plus EUR 25 per vessel port call. See details here.

Can logs be trusted?

Loggings are solely recorded in real-time from the Android phone; no post-editing or tampering is possible.

When can I start?

After you sign-up and settle first subscription fees, you log the next day.

Who have access to my logs?

Logs are strictly confidential. Only users created by yourself, or parties collaborated with, can view your logs.

What are the costs?

No upfront license costs.

Just a monthly subscription fee, and usage fees depending on number of vessel port calls logged.

All prices include support, hosting, mobile app software, maintenance and regular feature upgrades.

What are the starting costs?

EUR 350 per month, plus EUR 25 per vessel port call.

Do I pay for support?

Next day response e-mail support is included in the monthly subscription fees.

When is the system available after sign-up?

After you sign-up, an invoice will be emailed to you including 3 months subscription fee. Upon receipt of your payment access to the system is provided.

How about server and hosting costs?

No servers or server software is required; all cloud server costs are included in the monthly subscription fees.

Costs for improved features?

Your ideas for improvements are welcome! Improved features are provided regularly -no additional fees.

Which Android smartphone can be used?

Any mobile or phablet, which can be stored safely in the logging officer's pockets, with the following minimum specs:

  • Operation System: Android 5.1
  • Screen resolution: 480x800, 4"
  • Memory: 1Gb RAM
  • GPS sensor: required
  • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

Pay attention to display brightness - it should be suitable for work under strong sunlight. You may also consider external power bank to support 24/7 continuous work. Note that Google Play search may not find the app, if searching smartphone doesn't meet minimum requirements. See examples of inexpensive compatible Android devices.

How does the smartphone connect to the cloud server?

Sync via SIM data plan, or via onboard or port wifi/ wlan or hotspot.

Does the Breakbulk Logger interact with other terminal systems?

Optionally arl-shipping.com provide a free "TOS agent" automatically capturing discharge, load and shift move loggings from the TOS.

What if terminal also support dry bulk and container handling, next to breakbulk?

The cloud Breakbuk Logger is swiftly setup for logging dry bulk and container handling events also.

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