Spreaders going electric, going tandem

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Spreader manufacturers continue to focus on all-electric designs, and there is renewed interest in tandem systems for twin 40ft container ha...

Busy times for spreader makers

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Activity levels are up, although the recent downturn in new crane orders will affect the sector in the next six to 12 months....

“Excellent year” for Stinis

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Netherlands-based spreader designer and manufacturer Stinis has reported an “excellent” 2011. Orders booked include 33 Long-Twin STS cra...

Stinis books AMPT Portsmouth spreaders

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Stinis Holland BV (Stinis) has been awarded a contract to provide eight ship-to-shore crane spreaders for APM Terminals (APMT)’ new automa...

Spreader R&D work in full swing

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With orders at an all-time high and growing interest in twin 40 handling, electric spreaders and noise reduction, spreader manufacturers are...

ZPMC sets up a double act

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ZPMC has designed a double headblock arrangement for the twin 40’ container cranes order by Dubai Ports Authority and modified a twin trol...

Spread your bets on all-electric?

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All-electric yard crane speaders are gaining acceptance, but there are reservations regarding ship-to-shore crane spreaders...

New cranes go with the swing

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Praxis, the Dutch engineering consultancy practice specialising in materials handling solutions, has come up with a new lemniscate crane cla...