Coming up on the inside track

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Turkey’s TCDD ports’ privatisation programme has faltered, but private operators are pressing on with their own plans regardless....

Towards lower emissions

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Cargo handling equipment with Tier 3/Stage IIIa engines in the ≥ 130 kW range are now in widespread operation and performance levels are r...

Matching the old with the new in Egypt

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New investment has been put into Egypt’s established ports, such as Alexandria, but the biggest development in the country’s port sector...

Cooler prospects for reefer builders

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Integral reefer box production is expected to fall during 2006, ending a four-year run when output increased by more than 15% each year....

MHI pulls out of reefer machinery

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After several years of declining sales and falling market share, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is to terminate production of machinery f...

US East Coast shuttle drive

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Germany-based Consens Transport Systems GmbH has won an order for 20 1-over-1 Conspeeds, with hydrostatic drive, from APM Terminals (APMT) f...

Boxes by conveyor

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Promo-teus BV of the Netherlands has developed a modular system of conveyor belt blocks for horizontal container transfer. Arguing that cont...

Siag gets an electric charge

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Siag SpA, the Italy-based crane components specialist, has acquired the assets, references, workin-progress and intellectal property rights ...

Messina Lines in Genoa row

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Life in the Port of Genoa is never dull. On top of the dispute between PSA Sinport and Contship Italia over the new berth (Module VI) at Vol...

…and Portek enters Malta

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Valetta Gateway Terminals (VGT) a newly-formed joint venture of Portek (55%) and locally-based Tumas (45%), has won the 30-year concession t...