HPH acquires IIHC

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) is set to add another eight container terminals to its portfolio after sigining an agreement with Philippines-...

New shuttle straddle

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Belotti Handling SpA is working on the prototype of a low-height (1 over 0) "Shuttle" straddle carrier which, as with the concept already be...

Problems mounting for Jindo

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Beleaguered box builder Jindo Corporation has been forced to apply for court receivership in order to protect its assets and capital from th...

Optimism in marine insurance market

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Although the marine insurance market is likely to harden over the medium term, the degree of hardening is unlikely to be of the same order a...

LXE shapes up in Bristol

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Bristol Port Company (BPC) in the UK, working in partnership with OCN (The Open Consultancy Network), has completed installation of an LXE d...

Weight of the evidence

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The strategy of Dutch grab manufacturer Nemag provides a good insight into the changing demands of the industry. By concentrating on very bi...

Box financing – assessing the options

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The current year may be far from dynamic for the container industry as a whole, but in one area at least the situation has remained buoyant....

New reels for MHCs

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Hartmann and Konig of Germany has developed a new cable reel particularly suited to mobile harbour crane (MHC) applications....

Software options abound

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Terminal operating software is evolving at a rapid pace and there are plenty of new options, for smaller terminals in particular...

Embarking on new control system

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A new container management system has recently been installed in the Port of Oakland's Ben E Nutter container terminal, a 65-acre facility o...

The brakes from Brazil

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A range of thruster disc brakes as well as Eldro thrusters and shoe brakes is available from EMH Electromecanica e Hidraulica Ltda, based in...

Svendborg belts up

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Last November Svendborg Brakes of Denmark supplied and installed five intelligent braking systems for a belt conveyor upgrade supplied, by F...

May the brake force be with you

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Two industrial brakes specialists have changed hands recently and the new set-ups could herald a still more competitive environment....