HHLA goes over the top

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Hamburger Hafen und Lagerhaus AG (HHLA) has opted for fully automatic Telescopic Overheight Frames (TOFs) from Sort + Store GmbH to handle o...

Peiner back in Noell fold

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Peiner Sarl, based in France, has been bought by Noell Crane Systems (NCS), thus re-integrating it into the Noell fold. Peiner Sarl had been...

Checked for safety

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A new range of fall arrest and height safety equipment, developed by Checkmate UK, was demonstrated to health and safety managers last month...

Japan box figures up

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Japan's ports handled a total of 12.678 mill TEU (mTEU) in 2000, up 9.7 per cent on the figure for 1999, according to figures published last...

MMC still keen on PTP stake

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Malaysia Mining Corp (MMC) is still interested in taking a controlling stake in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) and is prepared to negotia...

CSXWT quits Brisbane

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Just six months after confidently talking up its prospects in Australia, CSX World Terminals (CSXWT) has quit its Brisbane operations and si...

…Metroport expands

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The NZ port of Tauranga's successful Metroport Auckland inland port service, operated in partnership with Tranz Rail, is being enhanced and ...

IMDG Code left wanting

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Delegates to the 6th Session of IMO's Sub-committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers (DSC 6) made known their worries over t...

Finger pointed at the SRA…

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I read with interest your article on the Blue Circle SRA [Strategic Rail Authority] award for the Babcock M3 wagon (see last month's WorldCa...

Four bid for Haldia

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Four firms have responded to a call for tenders from Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) near Calcutta offering its berth number 11 on a build, operat...

Poor box securing equipment lashed

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The results of a container securing inspection campaign carried out by European port states last spring show that almost one third of the sh...

Boxes slow but Sydney up overall

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Despite a weak Australian dollar and the effects of a global downturn filtering into the Australian economy, Sydney Ports Corporation (SPC) ...

Darwin builds on

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Construction work on Stage 2 of Darwin's East Arm Port is due to start shortly following the awarding of a A$39 mill contract to Henry Walke...