SCCT stands by for launch

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If minimal deviation from main sea lanes is a measure of attractiveness for a container terminal, the new Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCC...

Tuning into the wireless

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As is well known spread spectrum 802.11b wireless LANs can transmit much more data than narrowband systems, but more access points are requi...

New standard for perishable cargoes

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Germanischer Lloyd Certification and the Cool Chain Association (CCA) have developed a new set of industry standards which provide a means o...

Reefer market stays hot

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The world’s reefer container manufacturing industry,which is dominated by just four major groups operating seven factories between them, h...

Power to the crane builders

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There appears to be a growing trend among ship-to-shore crane manufacturers to offer their own drive package in competition with the turnkey...

Progress to new emission rules

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The news that the Cummins QSM11 engine has received EU Stage IIIa and US EPA Tier 3 non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) emissions approval will...

New curtainsider in demand

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Container Leasing (UK) reports growing demand for its patented 45ft x 2.55m wide x 9ft 6in high curtain-sided “Eurobox,” which features ...

MSC into Ningbo?

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Chinese news agencies are reporting that the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Ningbo Port Group have signed a “co-operation agreem...

Nylon sheaves put to the test

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Nylon sheaves will be tested on a ZPMC crane at the Hanjin Shipping Co Pier T terminal at Long Beach in a bid to reduce rope wear. Pier T is...

ABG bags Morris port crane rights

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Through its wholly-owned subsidiary company in the UK, India-based ABG Group has acquired from the Morris receiver all the designs, drawings...

Tilbury enters brave new Barloworld

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Barloworld has been awarded the handling equipment supply and maintenance contract for “Project Enterprise,” the Port of Tilbury’s new...

JNP deal comes under fire…

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The Maersk India/Container Corporation of India (Concor) consortium, which won the bid to build and operate the third container terminal at ...

Tampa box drive

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Tampa Port Authority has unveiled a 10-year plan for container terminal facilities development. The strategy includes phased expansion at th...