Taking care of the cross-travel

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Energy chains have been gaining momentum in the past 3-4 years as alternatives to festoon systems, originally on yard cranes but increasingl...

Central questions

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Hutchison Ports has expressed interest in the push by Mexico’s Baja California Norte state government to create a massive new port in Ense...

Chile faces landside challenge

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Chile’s recent economic growth, led by exports of copper, salmon, fruit and vegetables, wine and forest products has been good news for th...

US box depots: an endangered species?

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The ongoing boom in the container market has restored the fortunes of shipping lines, leasing companies and box builders alike. For containe...

Another hot year for reefer lessors

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The world’s reefer leasing industry enjoyed another good year during 2004, even if it was less dramatic than 2003. All participants, inclu...

Straddle ergonomics under fire

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As noted in the previous article, at least two companies (Kalmar and CVS Ferrari) are looking at the possibility of fitting straddle carrier...

Towards automated ship unloading

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Port technology company Simulare, based in Gijón, Spain, has launched a new family of products aimed at enhancing terminal productivity by ...

Mobile cranes keep rolling along

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The accompanying tables from the three main suppliers of harbour mobile cranes (HMCs) indicate a further increase in global demand for this ...

Think tank warning on chemical logistics

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The European chemical logistics industry could be hit by a major problem of its own making unless a range of remedial measures are taken as ...

New barge services

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Two new container barge services are starting up in France, on the Seine and Rhône respectively....

Fertisa hunts boxes

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Terminal Portuario Fertisa (TPF) in the southern part of Guayaquil, Ecuador, has added a second berth and is now seeking to attract containe...

Piano plays a bold tune

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Giovanni Novi, president of Genoa Port Authority (APG), has given the go-ahead for dramatic seaport and airport redevelopment plans drafted ...

Blanket approach

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Desiccant manufacturer Süd-Chemie Performance Packaging has launched Desi Blanket, a thin, versatile sheet of desiccant pockets designed to...

Row brewing up in Kulpi

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Disagreements have surfaced between P&O Ports (P&OP) and the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) over the services the latter is expected to provide t...