PSA moves in on Shenzhen

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According to reports in the Singapore press, PSA Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new container terminal at...

SPMC is restructured

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The former Shanghai Port Machinery Plant (SPMP) now markets its port cranes under the name Shanghai Port Machinery Company (SPMC)....

Dalian looks ahead

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Throughput at the Port of Dalian reached 1.2 mill last year and, while it is still experiencing good growth, there is increasing competition...

PPC in new Xiamen joint venture move

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In a surprise move, Pacific Ports Corporation of Hong Kong, a subsidiary of New World Infrastructure, has given up its majority stakes in th...

ZPMC’s spread bets

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ZPMC's general manager Guan Tongxian says the company currently has 20 ideas under development in its core quay and yard crane markets....

Prevention better than cure

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New crane prices have fallen in real terms but this cannot take away the importance of effective PM of older cranes or well-judged revamping...

Self-loading trailers come of age

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New Zealand is home ground for a number of manufacturers of SLTs for containers. The SLTconcept has been long-established here and most orde...

MarCo crosses the Alps

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The EU has cleared a joint venture of DB Cargo and Contship Italia SpA. The latter company, majority-owned by Eurokai and Eurogate, controls...

The weight of the evidence

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Korea-based CreaTech Co Ltd is promoting a moving counterweight arrangement for large gantry cranes, aimed at reducing installed power requi...

Making the right connections

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With so much advanced technology available to improve container terminal productivity and reduce costs, delegates at last month's TOCEurope ...

Gate to the delta

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Modern Terminals Ltd (MTL), has announced details of the first phase of its new Inland Gate, an integrated feeder and terminal services netw...

Pigs will SAIL

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Kombiverkehr is participating in the EUsponsored SAIL project for a novel piggyback wagon which can accept "Mega" trailers....

Italy takes the top slot

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Despite the downturn in demand, container production in Italy is continuing at a reasonable level....