Transnet denies CPPI findings, adds tugs

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Transnet met with World Bank representatives to discuss the 2023 Container Port Performance Index, which highlighted the poor rankings for S...

Short sea US/Canada link

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HOPA Ports and Beowulf are partnering to create a short shipping route across Lake Ontario, connecting existing and new ports on opposite sh...

Singapore up 10.7%

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Singapore's port throughput soared 10.7% in Q1 2024 to nearly 10m TEU, building on 2023's record 39m, as the new Tuas Port expands....

Panama Canal increases daily transits

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The Panama Canal will increase daily transits from 32 to 34 by July 22 and raise the draft from 45 to 46 feet starting June 15....

TICO electric tractor on display

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US terminal tractor manufacturer showcases electric TICO Pro-Spotter with Volvo Penta driveline tested in collaboration with Penske Logistic...

New lidar sensor

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Japan’s Hokuyo Automatic Company has released a new lidar sensor that uses optical beamforming technology from US-based Lumotive....

Autonomous forklifts for Walmart

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Walmart is deploying self-driving forklifts from Fox Robotics in its warehouses, following successful trials in the distribution centre in F...

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Making the case for AutoStrads

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The successful conversion of one of the largest container terminals in the US to an AutoStrad operation will be an eye-opener for other US t...

Rethinking the role of the TOS

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Konecranes has been investing in developing Terminal Operating System software that supports interconnectivity and optimisation....

Promising outlook for lessors

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Despite the current and considerable geopolitical challenges and uncertain trading conditions, lessors of intermodal containers are in a gen...

OEMs push back on zero-emission standards

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PEMA declines to back ZEPA's call for standardised battery packs on electric CHE, favouring cost-effective solutions over industry-specific ...

Time to take chargers out of the port

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Siting e-truck charging stations away from port areas carries a number of advantages, new drayage trucking data research claims. ...

More electric Terbergs on the way

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The Dutch company continues to invest to extend its range of electric machines, aiming for 60-80% of sales to be electric by the end of the ...

Combilift’s expansion drive

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It has been a busy past year or so for Combilift as the manufacturer celebrated its 25th anniversary, with close to 9,400 machines delivered...

Boom time for ro-ro ships

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Booming EV exports are fuelling demand for car carriers and ro-ro vessels. But allegations of ‘unfair trade’ could cause problems....

Portchain pushes collaboration

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Danish company Portchain is having success with its Portchain Connect Network for sharing information between shipping lines and container t...

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