Palletmovers scrapped

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Goteborgs Hamn AB says it has been forced to scrap prematurely its two mobile “Palletmover” ship unloaders built by Wiab and installed a...

Safety squeeze on tank depot margins

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Increasingly stringent safety, health and environmental legislation continues to drive up costs for operators of tank container repair and c...

Biting into the apple

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Market reform and diversification are behind the leap in containerised fruit exports from New Zealand...

TFG expands

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Coeclerici Group is considering extending the remit of Genoa Fruit Terminal (TFG) to other foodstuffs, such as rice and coffee. Company pres...

Liebherr secures Tauranga business

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The Port of Tauranga in New Zealand has signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes of Ireland for one post-Panamax crane and refurbish...

Kunz chalks up new RMG orders

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Austria-based Hans Künz has received orders for three more pairs of “big” and “small” automated RMGs for the second phase of HHLA...

Incotec’s Parnas deal

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The Incotec group, one of Russia’s leading forwarders and part of ICT, is investing US$1.5 mill in modernising the Interterminal goods com...

Another SJPC deal for Kocks

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On top of its order for a 40 tonne- 35m outreach, ship-to-shore container gantry crane, featuring a rotating trolley, from South Jersey Port...

Straddle deals

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In the past two months HHLA has ordered a total of 28 straddle carriers for its Burchardkai operation - 24 from Kalmar and four from Noell....

Gdansk makes progress?

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While ICTSI has announced plans to boost capacity at Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) Gdynia to 800,000 TEU/year (last month’s WorldCargo N...

Piraeus on the blocks

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Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) went public last month with the sale of a quarter of the state-owned company’s shares to private investors on...

EWS goes Forth

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EWS is starting up a new, daily (Monday-Friday) intermodal service from Grangemouth, following reactivation of a port railhead by Forth Port...

New port in Brazil

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A new port is being constructed at Itapoa in Santa Catarina in the south of Brazil to help cater for the big increase in container throughpu...