Cargotec to buy Indital

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Yet another OEM is to be snapped up by the acquisitive Cargotec. Hard on the heels of Kalmar’s latest high profile deal to take over CVS F...

A box scanner for every port?

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As ports/terminals and land borders contemplate the ongoing threat of “container terrorism” and tackle increased levels of freight trans...

Upsurge in reefer output

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The latest reefer production figures from Chinese manufacturing sources confirm yet another strong output in 2006, with some deliveries bein...

Advent goes open source

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Transport software specialist Advent Inc is offering terminals a licensed TOS with full access to the source code....

Container lessors awash with cash…

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…but finding it increasingly difficult to spend. The ready availability of low cost funding for container acquisitions may not be doing th...

Spreader makers take stock

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A spreader with radiation scanners is now on the market but keeping up with demand has held up R&D work on several other projects....

Grand waterway scheme moves forward

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For the first time since the 1960s, France is investing in a large scale, inland waterway project. Slated to be operational in 2015, the Sei...

RTGs start to clean up their act

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A number of different technologies for reducing emissions and fuel consumption on RTGs are being tested at ports in North America and elsewh...

Figee level luffing cranes for Eritrea

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Three Kenz-Figee double level luffing cranes were loaded last month in Amsterdam for Massawa, Eritrea, on board BigLift’s HAPPY BUCCANEER,...

Triple 40ft crane

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What is believed to be the first container crane able to handle three 40ft containers simultaneously has entered service in China. The newly...