Box builders under the cosh

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Dry freight container production dropped by over 20 per cent last year and with even more capacity coming on stream, builders could have an ...

A CAN-do approach to terminal tractors

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While CANbus control technology has been in use for some time in large machines, Kalmar is claiming to be the first to bring its advantages ...

Spreader R&D work in full swing

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With orders at an all-time high and growing interest in twin 40 handling, electric spreaders and noise reduction, spreader manufacturers are...

Prince Rupert saddles his horse at last

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The last few months have been a tense time for the parties involved in the Prince Rupert container terminal development: the Prince Rupert P...

Competition getting hotter in Poland

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Hutchison’s Gdynia Container Terminal opens for business next month and DCT Gdansk is expected to be ready in May next year. Meanwhile, ca...

Gearing up for higher throughput

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The Seaport of Saint Petersburg has a new owner and there is plenty going on in Russia’s most important Baltic port....

Mixed results for French ports

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Container traffic at France’s two main container ports, Le Havre and Marseille-Fos, fell slightly last year, due mainly to social unrest a...

Driving ahead with reluctance

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SR Drives Manufacturing Ltd, UK-based and part of the Emerson Group, refers to its patented technology as “dc drive performance without br...

Market rumours…and business as usual

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Last month BOC revealed that it had received a £7.6B from rival Linde AG in Wiesbaden. The bid took the market by surprise, as Linde is sma...

Box scanning technology sharpens image

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As increasing numbers of seaports and land border crossing points acquire non-intrusive container inspection technology, suppliers are devel...