The General Port Administration has launched the tender to renew and modernize its Electronic Document Exchange platform, known as e-PuertoBUE, which is currently used in the Port of Buenos Aires. This digital platform is used to carry out the electronic logistics transactions of the actors in the jurisdiction of the Port of Buenos Aires, such as the request for stopovers where the shipping lines and agents, the concession terminals, the naval prefecture and Customs interact.
Port officials stated: "We can highlight greater efficiency and speed in port processes, especially through automation and reduction of paperwork, contributing to sustainable transport, supporting global carbon reduction requirements, simplifying entry and exit procedures and stay of ships, the integration of all state and private logistics actors, streamlining the interaction of companies, citizens and government, synchronizing the document flow with the physical, reporting in real time 7x24.”
The platform to be developed must be based on secure, standardized and interoperable technological tools, in a way that allows the actors of the foreign trade chain to share information effectively and efficiently, as well as adequate cargo traceability.
According to container-news.com¸ the technological improvements will incorporate new documentary processes, such as services to the ship, both when entering and during its stay at the dock, Electronic Free Debt, Administration of Railway Formations, Electronic Consignment Note and the Dangerous Goods Declaration process.