Konecranes buys Consens’ assets

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Konecranes Hafentechnik, the Germany-based port equipment maintenance and service arm of KCI Konecranes of Finland, has acquired the assets ...

Hydraulic mobile cranes get a firm grip

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Hydraulic mobile cranes based on excavator platforms are commonly associated with metal scrap handling, but they have become an important to...

Reefer leasing on the rebound

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The integral reefer leasing market has revived strongly in recent months and the outlook is upbeat for 2007. Per diem rates remain depressed...

What price stainless steel?

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Rising nickel prices have prompted a search for alternatives to SUS304 in reefer container construction. But manufacturers and their custome...

Not as “green” as is claimed?

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Longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) now feature prominently in the debate about Europe’s mobility crisis and its economic and environmental...

Great White Fleet to be sold?

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Debt-laden Chiquita Brands International, is considering selling off its Great White Fleet shipping operation in order to enhance financial ...

Gammon bids high

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A Gammon India-led consortium that includes Spanish operator Dragados SPL has emerged as the highest bidder for the US$250M offshore contain...

Interpool buyout offer

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Martin Tuchman, chairman and CEO of container and chassis lessor Interpool Inc, supported by other significant Interpool stockholders and an...