HHLA – odds on an IPO?

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The shortlist for a substantial share packet in HHLA is down to two, Hochtief and Macquarie Bank, but the Hamburg Senate may still opt for a...

Crane transport market tightening up

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With the offshore industry at a record high and the project cargo sector experiencing strong growth, demand for heavy lift vessels is intens...

Crane accidents and how to prevent them*

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Accidents and emergencies involving quayside cranes are occurring more frequently in ports around the world. Portek’s own “case load” ...

Simulation: it’s the real thing

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The Latin word simulare means to “feign” or “pretend” and this is the main meaning of the word “simulation” in English. But simu...

APS MatchMaker

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APS Technology Group of San Diego and US west coast terminal operator TraPac have developed a system for recognising a terminal tractor unde...

Fortis backs Cronos management buyout

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The Cronos Group has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with CRX Acquisition Ltd, a newly-formed company owned by members of...

Liebherr to add straddle carrier

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Liebherr will soon introduce a new straddle carrier design, marking the entry of the fourth significant Europe-based crane builder into this...

Maher changes hands

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As this issue was going to press, RREEF Infrastructure, part of RREEF Alternative Investments, the global alternatives asset management busi...

Battle for Subic container port…

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Subic Bay International Terminal Corp (SBITC), an ICTSI daughter company, has made an initial offer to Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBM...

RailRunner for Europe?

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US bimodal system RailRunner could do well in Europe, according to a report by Studien Gesellschaft für den Kombinierten Verkehr (SGKV) in ...

HPH eyeing Vancouver?

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) of Hong Kong is among companies reported to be interested in developing Terminal 2 at Roberts Bank near Vancou...

ZPMC to build second automation pilot…

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ZPMC is to build a full-scale test unit of its automated quay-tostack transfer system. This is the second automated handling system ZPMC has...