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Jebel Ali deep dredge complete

Jebel Ali’s largest dredge has been completed

The largest capital dredging programme to be undertaken in the last ten years at DP World’s (DPW) flagship Jebel Ali Port, Dubai, has been successfully completed, allowing the port to handle a greater number of larger ships with deeper draught. Read More »

Obama promotes PortMiami plan

US President Obama used a visit to PortMiami at the end of last week, which is undergoing a US$2bn upgrade and tunnel project, to appealed for increased public-private investment for infrastructure, saying it will create jobs and boost the US economy. Read More »

Riyadh Dry Port goes live with SPARCS N4

Riyadh Dry Port in Saudi Arabia, has gone live with Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system (TOS). BAAS International Group (BIG), the facility’s operator, will use the operating system to optimise its rail and yard management operations. Read More »

Terex turns Long Beach greener

Delivery of the AGVs will begin in early 2014

A milestone order for 72 battery-powered Terex® Gottwald Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) has been placed with Terex Port Solutions by Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), Hong Kong, for use at its new Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) currently under construction. Read More »

Liebherr launches maritime crane simulators

Liebherr simulators are available in three configurations

Liebherr-Werk Nenzing has launched a range of advanced maritime simulators to provide cost-effective efficient crane operator training solutions for ship-to-shore, rubber tyre gantry, mobile harbour and offshore cranes. Read More »

Evergreen extends Indian Ocean service

Evergreen Line is teaming up with United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) to extend its service network in the Indian Ocean. The new ISC–Mauritius–Mozambique–Africa (IMMA) service linking the Indian sub-continent, Indian Ocean Islands and Mozambique will be inaugurated with a sailing from Karachi later this month (April). Read More »

GIP to buy 35% of MSC terminal division

MSC to sell 35% of terminal division

The independent infrastructure investment fund, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), has announced that with a group of its LP co-investors it is to buy a 35% share of Terminal Investment Limited SA (TIL), the terminal operating division of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) for US$1.9bn. The price includes certain payments contingent on TIL’s future performance. Read More »