Grab a slice of the action

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However, one area of grab design and operation where experience does count, if not the grab itself, is the way it is attached to the hoistin...

Boxed bulk boom continues

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The demand for dry bulk container liners, designed to convert standard ISO equipment for the carriage of free flowing products, has held str...

Options for crane brakes increase

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At a recent crane design seminar in Los Angeles, ZPMC’s president and chief engineer Guan Tongxian said that modern post-Panamax cranes ha...

A successful debut

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Ro-Ro 2004 in Gothenburg witnessed the successful demonstration of the world’s first, fully-automated, ro-ro cassette translifter. As repo...

Southampton acts to improve landside

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Throughput at Southampton Container Terminals Ltd (SCT) has risen by almost 40 per cent in the past three years. It reached 1.38 mill TEU la...

InHoTra’s tour d’horizontal

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The final report of the EUbacked “InHoTra” project looking into horizontal railroad transfer techniques for containers, swap bodies and ...

IT storming the terminal gate

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Following last year’s more permissive labour agreement and enactment of the “Lowenthal law,” USWC terminals are rushing to implement a...

Port planning in Paradise

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The State of Hawaii is charting a course to develop its ports and marine terminals through the next 20 years. The island state is almost tot...

MCI proves a foaming point

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Though the use of HCFC 141b as a blowing agent for rigid polyurethane foam insulation used in the manufacture of refrigerated containers and...

Global operations with a local touch

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The action by the Indian government to bar P&O Ports from bidding for the new container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP) and Indonesi...

De Nicola aims for new business

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As previously reported (WorldCargo News, December 2003, p2) crane maker Paolo de Nicola SpA, now part of Lugli, is now an official Paceco...

Insurers highlight terrorist threat

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The constant threat of terrorist action against ships, ports and terminals is not going to recede for a long time, perhaps years. The shippi...