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Monthly Archives: October 2007

Increased Q3 throughput for Antwerp

Just over 134.7m tons of cargo moved through the Port of Antwerp during the first nine months of calendar year 2007, an increase from a year ago of 8.4%, with double-digit gains for containerised, breakbulk, and ro/ro shipments. Read More »

ECC delivers on schedule

East Coast Cranes & Electric (ECC) has completed two ZPMC crane projects that were running concurrently on the US East Coast. It has delivered six post-Panamax cranes to APM Terminals’ newest facility at Portsmouth, Virginia, with the cranes going into service in mid-August. In addition, it has delivered four post-Panamax units to Maher Terminals in Elizabeth, New Jersey. These cranes arrived with their booms lowered to provide clearance under the Bayonne bridge. Read More »

Liebherr upgrades small crane range

Liebherr-Werk Nenzing has announced a number of improvements and upgrades to its range of mobile harbour cranes. The LHM Lightweight range now comprises the upgraded LHM 100, with an maximum outreach of 30 m and a lifting capacity of 45 tonnes; the new LHM 180, which has an outreach of 35 m and lifting capacity of 64 tonnes; and the upgraded LHM 250, which has an outreach of 40 m and lifting capacity of 84 tonnes. Read More »

Gottwald increases market share

Gottwald Port Technology has recently sold a further three mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) in Germany, increasing the number of cranes it has supplied in its home country to 47. Globally, the Düsseldorf-based crane and port technology supplier has already taken more than 60 orders for its new Generation 5 cranes. Read More »

Full steam ahead for Canal expansion

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has released requests for proposal (RFPs) for two major projects under its expansion programme: one for dredging the Canal’s Pacific entrance and one for a dry excavation project to create a new Pacific locks access channel. Read More »