VeriRAD from VeriTainer

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US-based VeriTainer Corporation is adding VeriRAD to its VeriSpreader crane-based container scanning platform....

Big trucks braced for downturn

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Demand for heavy lift trucks looks set to fall next year. However, some industry spokesmen are still upbeat about the ports sector and the w...

New Xiamen box terminal

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The Chinese authorities have approved the construction of a two-berth container terminal at Xiamen in which French carrier CMA CGM has a 30 ...

Dry freight box demand hits the rocks

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Dry freight container manufacturers are facing a lean time. Demand has collapsed in the final quarter of 2008 and most plants have been put ...

New port for Xiamen

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China’s Xiamen port has started developing a new port area at South Liuwudian, the closest point to Taiwan, for direct cross-strait contai...

Kaohsiung losing out to Xiamen

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Maersk Line plans to surrender two of the four berths it operates at Kaohsiung when their leases expire at the end of October and move the b...

SPMP in second place, twice

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Chinese crane manufacturer Shanghai Port Machinery Plant (SPMP) is currently the second largest container quay crane manufacturer in the wor...

Songyu Phase 1 comes on stream

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AP Moller-Maersk Group and Xiamen Port (Group) held a grand opening ceremony this month for the Xiamen Songyu Phase I Container Terminal at ...

China to top 100M TEU

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China’s ports are expected to handle a record 108M TEU this year, making it the first country to pass the 100M TEU mark....

China ports up 25%

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China’s major sea and river ports handled 24.5M TEU in the first three months of this year, up 25.4% year-on-year, according to figures re...

New ports planned for Fujian

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China’s south eastern Fujian province is to invest US$3.7B over the next five years to build a string of ports along its 3,324 km coastlin...

Maersk mulls Xiamen hub

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Speculation is growing that Maersk Line, the world’s largest container carrier, will move its transhipment business from Kaohsiung in Taiw...