DHI-DCW bags Gwangyang order

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Dalian crane maker DHI-DCW Group has won an order for eight ship-to-shore cranes for the Korean Port of Gwangyang. DHI-DCW recently complete...

Five box cranes moved as one

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Five superpost-Panamax cranes have been delivered by ZPMC to three terminals in two ports on the NAWC range in one shipment. First the ship ...

Maersk moves in on P&O Nedlloyd

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One of the best known names in the container shipping industry is set to disappear if, as seems likely, a proposed all-cash offer for P&O Ne...

First auto cranes in the US?

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As this issue was going to press it was learned that APM Terminals (APMT) has placed an order for 30 RMGs with Konecranes International for ...

New orders for Savcor One

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Finland-based Savcor One recently secured major orders for its RTG "AutoSteering" system from APM Terminals North America, in connection wit...

Ceres finally scores

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As forecast in the May 2005 edition of WorldCargo News (p34), Amsterdam's Ceres Paragon terminal, owned 50 per cent by NYK and 50 per cent b...

New priorities in Southern Africa

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South African Port Operations (SAPO) has announced that it is content with improved efficiency at the nation’s ports and that it will now ...

Shaping up for Tier 3/Stage IIIa

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EU stage IIIa and US-EPA Tier 3 emission regulations for off-road mobile engines in the 130-560 kW power output range come into force next J...

Coming up with a decongestant

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Achieving modal shift from road to water is a difficult and frustrating job. The EU spends millions of Euros on grand schemes such as Marco ...

A new approach to snag load protection

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What is believed to be the world’s first non-hydraulic anti-snag and overload protection system for container cranes has been launched by ...

Cranes motor on with new drive controls

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In the next two years, US container port activity is expected to grow between six and eight per cent each year. In many US deep water ports,...

Turn the ships around faster

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Bromma is extending its Tandem spreader “family” to accommodate different requirements now and in the future. But there are still many u...

Mixing the new and the old in Egypt

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During the 1990s, Egypt’s ports were operating at almost maximum capacity and the government faced a stark choice: build new ones or rapid...