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  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first four of 50 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes bound for DP World’s new Container Terminal 3 have arrived at Jebel Ali Port. Another four Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes are expected in the next three weeks having already sailed from the yards of Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC) in China. The […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter today was able to get the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) agreed to in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 83 to 14. “WRDA is one of the single most significant pieces of legislation for Louisiana that we’ll vote on this year,” Vitter said. “We have the opportunity to reform […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won contracts from two major container terminal operators, APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to provide automation systems for their new ship-to-shore cranes. ABB’s delivery will enable the cranes to be operated remotely, without a driver on board, for improved overall efficiency. The two new […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr to manufacture four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. The berth and cranes will enable Southampton’s container terminal – a joint venture with terminal operator DP World – to continue to handle […]

  • 17 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ result was positively affected by volume growth in West Africa and after-tax divestment gains of USD 73m. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 1.4% compared to Q1 2011. The number of containers handled by APM Terminals (measured in crane lifts weighted with APM Terminals’ ownership interest) increased by 10% […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The new Cat® D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – models 301.7D, 302.2D and 302.4D are powerful, versatile machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and an addition to the existing D Series line-up. With model configurations that closely reflect their operating weights (1.6 to 2.5 metric tons), the new machines feature powerful hydraulics, a spacious […]

  • 4 March 2012

    The director of a company contracted to carry out work on the development of a marina in Falmouth docks has been sentenced at Truro Crown Court for environmental offences leading to the illegal dumping of heavily contaminated silt in a Special Area of Conservation. On Friday 17 February Peter Frampton, company director of Oil and […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) experienced above-average growth in its core markets in the 2011 financial year, increasing both its revenue and its results considerably. Container throughput rose by 21.3 percent to 7.1 million standard containers (TEU), and container transport went up by 11.3 percent to 1.9 million TEU. Revenue grew by 14.0 percent […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Senate’s passage of the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) has cleared the way for construction to begin on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The House passed identical legislation on Tuesday. Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz called the bill’s passage a critical milestone. “This action is an […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 15 March 2012

    IHC Merwede will exhibit a broad range of its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and lifecycle support activities on stand number 2625 at the forthcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2012, which runs from 30 April to 3 May in Houston, USA. As a reliable supplier of custom-built vessels and equipment for the offshore market, IHC Merwede […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    An excavator formed an unusual yet highly effective partnership with a dredging vessel on the Lincolnshire coast in England last summer. Working on the Lincshore project, the Hitachi ZX470LCH-3 crawler excavator and trailing suction hopper dredger, Vlaanderen XX, have helped to ensure that future generations can live safely between the resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness. […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a good result in the first half of 2011, with net profit coming in at € 114.1 million on revenue of € 1,250 million (first half of 2010: € 123.9 million and € 1,135 million respectively). Compared to the end of 2010 there was a decline in the order book […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Geodis Wilson will manage the transport of 16 lock gates, each weighing more than 4,000 tons, for the the expansion of the Panama Canal. An initial vessel, carrying four of the gates will depart from Italy in February 2013 and will be followed by a further three shipments throughout the year. The project is scheduled […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report by the Centre for Policy Development finds that Queensland has enough coal port capacity until at least 2017, with further capacity unlikely to be necessary until 2020 at the earliest. As the mining investment boom wanes, ‘Too many ports in a storm’ finds Queensland’s port capacity has already shifted from a shortfall […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In March 2012, Konecranes received an order for 20 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs) from Global Terminal & Container Services, LLC (“Global”) in New Jersey, USA. Most of the cranes will be delivered to Global’s container terminal in Jersey City in 2013. This is Konecranes’ second ASC delivery to the USA; Konecranes has previously delivered ASC […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396 net horsepower Cat C13 ACERTTM engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The new 349E delivers more engine and hydraulic horsepower than its 345D predecessor while consistently averaging five percent improved fuel efficiency in typical applications. The 349E’s Cat C13 engine, which operates […]

  • 2 November 2011

    Officials from Hyundai Merchant Marine, Port of Tacoma, Washington United Terminals (WUT) and several guests Tuesday celebrated the completion of a $32 million extension of the WUT wharf on the Blair Waterway. Speeches and a ceremonial ribbon-cutting marked the official opening of the new wharf. The construction project added 600 feet to the terminal’s existing […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cat® 312D/D L Series 2 hydraulic excavator uses a powerful Cat 3054C diesel engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 and EU Stage II emissions regulations. Depending on the regional offering, the new model is available in standard and/or long undercarriage configurations, the new model has operating weights ranging from 12 900 kg (28,440 […]

  • 9 March 2012

    An additional deep-water facility at Lerwick Harbour has been brought into operation ahead of schedule to support a major subsea project in the North Sea. Work was accelerated on an 80-metre section of the quay under development at Greenhead to make it available for use by Technip, a world leader in energy industry project management, […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the heightening of six quay cranes at MSC Home Terminal, which is the largest container terminal in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The project, undertaken by Kalmar’s specialist Crane Services team, facilitates the continued expansion of the port by making it possible to handle larger container ships. The project […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Equipment orders, software programming and initial construction have forged ahead at APM Terminals’ new 2.7 million TEU annual throughput capacity terminal with a brief presentation and inspection tour held today on land recently reclaimed from the sea at the Maasvlakte 2 site at the Port of Rotterdam. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2014 […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Affected by the international and domestic economic environment and the financial positions of local governments of China, the industry generally faced challenges during the first half of the year. However, the prospect of the market is still promising and the medium-to-long term demand will be robust. In the long run, the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” and […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has reported a successful start to a 10-week boulder clearing and trenching campaign on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Mobilised onboard the Siem Topaz anchor handling vessel, Ecosse Subsea’s SCAR subsea plough system is engaged on route clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on behalf of Siem Offshore Contractors. Soils […]