Jurong Port’s box bid

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Best known for its bulk and breakbulk wharves, Singapore's Jurong Port Pte Ltd was corp-oratised in January 2001 and awarded a full operatin...

Malaysia eyes the top spot

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With its move from Singapore to PTP finally confirmed Evergreen becomes the second major carrier to turn its back on Singapore. However it i...

Straddles enter the buffer zone

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As frequently discussed in WorldCargo News in the past two years and more, conventional RTG systems and passive AGVs are increasingly percei...

Equipment suppliers all at SEA

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Growth plans at Malaysian ports have leading OEMs and local players looking at various ways to win business, but market politics do not make...

Budget Digi-FC option

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Portek says that its crane drive and automation division has come up with an innovative and low cost solution for modernising the motor gene...

Steady as she goes for mobile cranes?

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Based on reported figures from Gottwald (52), Liebherr (48) and Reggiane (34), the market for new harbour mobile cranes in 2001 topped 130 m...

San Diego looks for mobile

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The Port of San Diego will shortly tender for a harbour mobile crane to support its new Dole Fresh Fruit contract (for last report see World...

US container depots under siege

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US depot operators will have to change the way they do business if they are to overcome the problems currently facing them, argues a leading...

Perishables guide from Thermo King

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Reefer machinery manufacturer Thermo King has teamed up with perishable products specialist PEB Commodities Inc to publish a free guidebook ...

Portek treads the global boards

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Portek group has gone from strength to strength in the second-hand port crane business. Its activities cover procurement, sales and leases, ...

Intermodal at Sevington

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Eurotunnel (ET) is pushing ahead with plans for an intermodal rail terminal on property it owns at Sevington, near Ashford, just 30 kms or s...

Reeling in the orders

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Following another record year for container crane orders (WorldCargo News, July 2001, p32), it comes as no surprise that component suppliers...

Daikin joins in

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While Carrier's scroll development has been widely trailed, Daikin, which has kept a relatively low profile on the reefer container front ov...