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Navis SPARCS N4 passes the 100 milestone

Navis, the container port technology arm of Cargotec, has passed a milestone with more than 100 terminals now adopting its SPARCS N4 terminal operating system (TOS); to date, 107 sites in 47 countries have committed to the system, 63 of which are currently live. Read More »

BREAKING NEWS – Konecranes and Linde sign lift truck agreement

Following the announcement that the KION Group had begun consultations regarding the potential closure of its Linde Material Handling facility at Merthyr Tydfil in Wales, UK, Konecranes has today announced that it is to acquire certain assets of the Linde brand container handling lift truck business. Read More »

West Port Said terminal receives deep draught ship

Following the announcement last month (January) that dredging of the approach channel and deepening the main container quay of West Port Said Container Terminal had enable the port to accept deeper draught vessels, the facility has handled the 14.2 m draught UASC container ship ‘Mayssan’. Read More »

Guam Port improvement underway

Construction work has started on the US$50m project to improve the Port of Guam on the island in the central Pacific that will add ten acres to the container and break bulk yards, reconfigure the port and its entrance gate for more rapid, efficient, as well as secure, increased freight movements. Read More »

ABB acquires APS Technology

Power and automation technology group ABB, has agreed to acquire Californian-based APS Technology (APS), which develops and markets solutions for the port industry. The move is designed to expand the ABB crane system portfolio to the container terminal market. Read More »

Record breaking Gdansk

DCT Gdansk, the rapidly growing Baltic gateway port, handled 106,000 teu during January, a record for the port and the first time a container facility in Poland has achieved such a result. Read More »

APS solutions for TraPac automated terminal

APS Technology Group has been selected by TraPac Inc. to provide complete optical character recognition (OCR) technology for every entry and exit point for its newly redesigned automated terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. The system will help TraPac meet its goal of becoming the first fully automated marine terminal in the United States. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE – Dorto speaks out on VIT privatisation plan

Dismissing rumours that his retirement as President and CEO of Virginia International Terminals (VIT) at the end of next month (March) is linked to the on-going debate on the privatisation of VIT, Joe Dorto has made clear his views in an exclusive interview with Container Management. Read More »

HTS to provide Panama OCR systems

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and computer vision systems provider HTS, is to implement OCR systems on 53 cranes spread over four terminals for the Port Authority of Panama (AMP). The company will be working with the Panamanian IT consulting company Advanced Consulting, who will prime the project. Read More »