Australia: The Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA) has created an intelligent multi-layered mapping platform to enable operators make well-informed decisions critical for the Port’s development, management and planning strategy over the next decade.
PHPA’s multi-layered mapping platform draws on Esri’s ArcGIS technology to visually represent the Port’s core business information – such as the location of existing infrastructure, access routes, unused land and development plans – with other data, such as sites of cultural or environmental significant.
The result is a comprehensive view of the port and its operations, which helps guide decision-making in areas such as responsible land management.
Kevin Reece, GIS Specialist and Esri Australia-WA Business Manager said GIS technology would considerably aid and advance PHPA’s infrastructure development.
“By accessing a geographic view of data, PHPA personnel can quickly visualise what is occurring and what is planned across the Port,” said Reece.
Source: Future Gov