Cosmos back to HNN

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Belgian Software supplier Cosmos is once again a 100 per centowned subsidiary of Hesse-Nordnatie (HNN), itself a subsidiary of Singapore’s...

New Hawaii ro-ro

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This month sees the start up of a new ro-ro service between San Diego and four Hawaii ports - Honolulu, Kahului, Hilo and Nawiliwili....

Wind of change at Ayr

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Reflecting the UK’s growing need for alternative sources of energy, wind turbines are being imported through Associated British Ports (ABP...

Mercator eyes ports

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Mercator Lines, one of India’s largest private sector shipping companies, is planning to extend its interests into port development and op...

Carrier bags Smith-Holland

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Reefer machinery manufacturer Carrier Transicold has acquired Dutch reefer container service specialist Smith-Holland. Terms of the deal wer...

…while Steveco opts for Kalmar

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Port of Kotka operator Steveco Oy has ordered nine Kalamr TRX-252 ro-ro tractors to handle the 95 tonne SECUs which will be loaded in the po...

Mafi books Goteborg…

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While Kalmar last year booked more TRX-252s for SECU handling in Göteborg to take its fleet of these units in the port to 11 (see WorldCarg...

FresGo gets fruity

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Seabrex Rotterdam BV, part of Ebrex Holding, and Kloosterboer Vlissingen VOF, a member of the Kloosterboer Group, have joined forces to form...

Green ro-ro vessel

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WWL) has designed a concept car and ro-ro carrier with “zero emissions” capability and no ballast water. The ES Or...

New berths at Naples

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A 3-year programme to enlarge and deepen the Flavio Gioia pier in the Port of Naples has been completed, at a cost of €7.7 mill, with the ...

Record year for Kalmar

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Kalmar Industries reports record sales of €886.6 mill in 2004, up from €749.2 mill in 2003. Total orders amounted to €1.0871 bill (€...

≥12,000 TEU too big?

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Unless reliable automatic lashing systems are developed, (un)lashing will probably account for 15 per cent of total port dwell time of 12,00...

Pirelli cables on the market?

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It is understood that Pirelli SpA, the holding company for the Pirelli group companies, has put Pirelli Kabel und Systeme GmbH up for sale. ...

TACOM prototypes completed

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Following a successful bid last year by Sea Box Inc, of East Riverton, NJ, to supply the US Department of Defense with 138,000 containers ov...

Offshore box terminal makes progress

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A proposed offshore container terminal at Mumbai, which was shunned by investors when India’s Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) attempted to sell t...