London Gateway approval…

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P&O and the Port of London Authority have welcomed the British government's announcement that it is minded to approve the London Gateway sch...

…Teesport’s northern lights

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UK ports operator PD Teesport has called on the government to recognise the importance of building new deepsea container port capacity in no...

The end of the line?

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An innovative British rail /road intermodal transfer tool is heading for the scrap heap, unless last-ditch efforts to save it are successful...

Doosan books 80 RTG order

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PSA Singapore Terminals (PSA) has awarded a contract for 80 RTGs to Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction of Korea for the next five berths...

PSA acquires HIT stake

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In a surprise move, Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (HWL) has announced that it has agreed to sell 20 per cent and 10 per cent effective equity in Hon...

Gottwald bags Antwerp ASCs

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Gottwald Port Technology has signed a framework agreement with P&O (UK) for the supply of automated stacking cranes (ASCs) for the new Antwe...

Russian "war" over

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Following a prolonged and extremely bitter power struggle for control of Russia’s largest commercial seaport (see WorldCargo News August 2...

Sidelifter safety in the spotlight

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The market for self loading trailers in Australasia is booming and manufacturers are focusing on safety as Australia considers a separate st...

Keeping the crane standards up

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Standards verification services provider Bureau Veritas (BV) China now has 21 engineers in its crane and port machinery division in Shanghai...

Shanghai leads the race west

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Shanghai is looking to the Yangshan development and Yangtze river network to sustain its phenomenal growth rate, but it faces increasing com...

Crane goes swimming with the tide?

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As reported in the April 2005 edition of WorldCargo News (p4), Dutch consulting enginers Royal Haskoning is promoting a floating container c...

PECT gets automated

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Pusan East Container Terminal (PECT) has become the first terminal in Korea to implement automated cranes, commissioning five automated RMGs...

Cab focuses on crane driver comfort

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Driving a ship-to-shore container crane is one of the most demanding of all crane driving tasks. A container crane driver must travel with t...

European container makers battle it out

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Europe’s container manufacturing industry faces increasingly tough times as it continues to grapple with high production costs, lack of vo...