All ways wheel

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US-based Airtrax, Inc (formerly Air Tracks, Inc) has come up with a warehouse FLT, designated ATX300 "Sidewinder," which is fitted with a ne...

Crane transport moves on

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The fully-erect container crane business is undergoing a fundamental change which is causing Dockwise, the first and traditionally leading e...

Straddles to the point

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A year or so ago there was a rumour that PSA wanted Hessenoordnatie (HNN) to convert to RTGs at their existing terminals in order to ease ca...

Fully automatic box lock breakthrough

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Following three years of research and development, the world's first fully automatic container lock has gained classification society approv...

Trunk calls for Jumbo

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Jumbo states that its heavy lift fleet has enjoyed firm utilisation rates so far this year, transporting a range of port equipment worldwide...

Medium Haul duties

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Most machines in Kalmar's medium FLT range (9-18 tonnes) are fitted with Hauler-LT "widewall" crossply tyres, replacing tyres which were pre...

Rich pickings in Puerto Rico?

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The Port of the Americas project is moving ahead. But how important for its attractiveness as a port for transhipment would be a change to t...

RTG output hits new peak

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Global production of RTG cranes will once again top all records during 2002, with 350 units presently booked for delivery, up 4.65 per cent ...

Castle move

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New South Wales (NSW) Transport Minister Carl Scully has announced that Newcastle Port Corporation (NPC) has been granted permission to seek...

Ports line up for Sydney trade

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Rival ports are promoting themselves as the answer to Sydney's traffic congestion, but is more quayside infrastructure capable of improving ...

Gavan expands

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Sydney-based Gavan Container Products (GCP) has formed a new subsidiary company, Gavan Intermodal Equipment, to supply the growing intermoda...

High tech Navatech

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Following the launch earlier this year of a new range of cable seals, Japan-based Navatech Co has now incorporated a simple data storage/ret...

Aussies stay well-equipped

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Australia still hosts a number of successful and innovative cargo handling equipment suppliers...

Patrick’s automated strads go live

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History was made last month when Patrick Stevedores' automated straddle carrier terminal in Brisbane handled its first vessel...

Study forecasts steady growth

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Australia's Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE) is anticipating that growth in container volumes will average a steady 5 perce...