A method and system for tracking shipping cargo

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The invention relates to a method of tracking cargo at a processing system, including determining whether a vessel has berthed at one of a plurality of berths, each berth tagged with a commodity type, receiving information about the vessel, and determining whether the vessel has called at a port. Utilising the berth tag and information about the vessel, the quantity of a commodity delivered between the berth and the port is calculated. The length of the vessel, and correspondence of the vessel coordinates to the coordinates for the berth may be used to determine whether the vessel is berthed. The information about the vessel may be draught information or information about the size an/or capacity of the vessel.

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