Hyundai gets back in the ring

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Hyundai U&I, the ICT arm of the Hyundai Group, is now marketing a range of software products to third parties, including the Hi TOPS TOS. Th...

Rotterdam plays the fair cop

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With construction of Maasvlakte 2 now underway, Rotterdam port authority (GHR) is turning its attention to the problems of absorbing the ext...

Five shortlisted for Oakland concession

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The Port of Oakland has moved quickly towards selecting a private partner to redevelop and operate several of its outer harbour container be...

Horizon on the coast?

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US Jones Act carrier Horizon Lines is preparing to launch a coastal service in the US east coast market. CEO Charles Raymond stated recently...

ULCS orders still piling up

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Orders for no less than 28 ultra-large container ships (≥12,000 TEU), not counting options that are likely to be excercised, have been pla...

Shipboard crane order

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MacGregor has won crane and hatch cover orders for ten 30,000dwt general cargo ships being built at a Chinese shipyard for Hermann Buss in c...

Container crane demand at all-time high

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Of this year’s all-time record number of 249 ship-to-shore cranes, ZPMC accounts for 149, or 60 per cent. Its figure includes 60 for mainl...

Tough competition in the east

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Faced with a dwindling share of the RTG market as supply is increasingly concentrated in China, Japanese and Korean suppliers have been l...

CT9 behind schedule

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Construction work on Hong Kong's Container Terminal 9 (CT9) is behind schedule because of environmental problems and the financial woes of S...

Iran box mystery

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Hyundai Mobis' joint venture agreement with Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and Isfahan Industry Investment Co (ISINCO) to s...

Hottest year yet for reefer builders

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Global reefer box production has beaten earlier forecasts and is set to reach 100,000 TEU during 2000. However, there is still scope for fur...

Box production moves back into overdrive

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After three years of near static output and some of the worst price erosion seen in its history, the world's container manufacturing industr...

Bids in for Sohar

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Seven consulting firms have bid for the contract to act as consultant for the operation and maintenance of the new Port of Sohar (Suh�r), ...