SINGAPORE. ADB SAFEGATE announces Safedock X, an innovative, next generation docking guidance solution designed to bring a new level of safety and efficiency to apron operations. ADB SAFEGATE’s new Safedock X Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) combines new surveillance technologies, modern display capabilities and advanced integration to ensure safe docking in all weather conditions and bring fully automated airport apron management a step closer to reality.
AIRPORT SUCCESS STORY. Automated docking helps mitigate delays and disruption during thunderstorm events at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport by bringing aircraft into the gate and deplaning passengers during periods when the ramp is closed to ground personnel due to lightning. Automation and improved information sharing to streamline gate operations and traffic flow during regular and irregular operations Continue reading
Aiming to improve operational efficiency and safety at Toronto Pearson International Airport has led its operator to choose ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock T1 A-VDGS, or Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System. Carroll McCormick explores Toronto Pearson´s new aircraft docking guidance system Continue reading
San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the USA’s seventh busiest airport, is working with ADB SAFEGATE to add Safedock T1 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) integration software as part of the airport’s redevelopment project at Terminal 1. The state-of-the-art gate solution will optimize existing airport infrastructure to unlock capacity through more efficient and smoother operations. Continue reading
A leading airport in the Middle East has partnered with ADB SAFEGATE for gate maintenance services, to improve airport performance. The airport serves as a hub in the region and supports more than 37 million passengers annually. Downtime and system failure are issues that the airport can ill afford, and as the Original Equipment Manufacturer and supplier of the airport’s gate solutions, ADB SAFEGATE is best equipped to guarantee availability on these critical systems.
CHINA. For some time, the Chinese market has been the largest single country market of our A-VDGS solutions, from the more than 8000 units sold worldwide one in eight goes to China. Our latest win is at the PuDong Airport for the Satellite Terminal A-VDGS project. In December 2017, we were awarded a contract to supply, deliver, install, test and commission 89 Safedock T1 A-VDGS and an apron management system. It’s the biggest win ever in terms of value for A-VDGS in China. Continue reading
ADB SAFEGATE partners with the Port of Seattle to improve gate performance airport wide at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airport-wide solution supports Port ramp safety initiatives and creates a more efficient gate operation at Sea-Tac now and for the future. ADB SAFEGATE will implement its most advanced Safedock A-VDGS (Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) solution across all gates at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac). (Photo Credit: Courtesy Port of Seattle/Don Wilson) Continue reading
When looking to boost operational efficiency and safety through automation, the GTAA needed a gate solution with more advanced functionality and integration capabilities to support collaborative decision making on the apron. After a competitive review of the latest technologies, the GTAA once again turned to ADB SAFEGATE to deploy its latest Safedock T1 advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) integration solution. Continue reading
VIDEO. At inter airport Europe 2017 ADB SAFEGATE launched an enhanced Safedock A-VDGS that integrates docking, gate and apron control, surveillance and monitoring systems to improve the efficiency and accuracy of aircraft gate arrival, turnaround and departure. Safedock also helps to enhance apron situational awareness and safety. The system is built on the experience and expertise of ADB SAFEGATE, which has supplied more than 8,000 docking systems worldwide. Continue reading
ADB SAFEGATE is adding advanced new features to its Safedock visual docking guidance system. The enhanced system will help airports increase the number of aircraft their existing gates can process. Gate delays will be further reduced by enhanced monitoring and measuring of the turnaround process; keeping gates free of unauthorized vehicles; tracking and communicating the precise position of aircraft at the gate during arrival and on pushback; and through more powerful data logging of the docking and departure process. Continue reading