Charlotte, NC - February 7, 2007 -- NASCENT Technology, LLC (NASCENT), the leading provider of technical solutions for the transportation industry, has been awarded a contract from APM Terminals (APMT) to provide its SYNAPSE™ Gate System for the new, state-of-the-art terminal on the Elizabeth river in Portsmouth, Virginia.
The Portsmouth terminal will be the first major privately developed container terminal in the United States. Featuring 3,200 feet of berth space, the 230-acre facility will serve as a Mid-Atlantic platform for future growth.
"We're excited about taking part in this pioneering project," said Fabio Teti, NASCENT President. "Our SYNAPSE™ solution is ideally suited for APM Terminals' vision and utilization of technology at the terminal," added Teti.
The SYNAPSE™ AGS system allows terminals to increase efficiency and reduce error rates. Combining several technologies including inspection "portals", Optical Character Recognition (OCR), RFID tags, digital cameras, and Voice-over-IP-enabled communication kiosks, the system facilitates audio and video communications, data collection, and integration with 3rd-party systems.
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APM Terminals, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, is a leading global container terminal operator with act