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Konecranes ups stake in MMH

HMM Acquisition Corp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konecranes Inc, has boosted its shareholding in MMH Holdings Inc, the owner of US-based Morris Material Handling Inc, to approximately 90.9 per cent. Read More »

JMM chooses Hogia solution

JMM Transportteknik AB, a haulier and third party logistics provider based in Stenungsund, Sweden, has adopted a software system consisting of Hogia Terminal, Hogia Warehouse and Hogia Business Solutions. Read More »

SCT wins new business

Southampton Container Services Ltd (SCT) has won a further six weekly services, starting in September. The new services, linking the UK port to Canada, the US East and West Coasts, Mexico, South America and the Mediterranean, are SLCS, GAX, PAX, GMX, MedPac and EEX. Read More »

DP World unveils P&O integration

Dubai-based DP World, one of the world’s top three container operators, has established a new management and business structure integrating the P&O businesses it acquired in March. Read More »

AIT opens for business

Antwerp International Terminal (AIT) was officially opened on 23 May by the Flemish Minister for Public Works, Energy, Environment and Nature. The Belgian terminal is a joint venture between three major Asian shipping lines – ‘K’ Line, Yang Ming Line and Hanjin Shipping (all members of the CKYH alliance with Cosco) – and port operator PSA HNN. Read More »

Long Beach goes green

International Transportation Service Inc (ITS) has agreed a ‘Green Port’ environmental covenant with the Port of Long Beach, California, where it operates the third largest cargo terminal. The agreement will reduce air pollutants by at least 90 per cent, by requiring ships to use shore-side electricity and by replacing cargo-handling equipment. Read More »

Alimak passes 2,000 unit mark

Alimak Industrial Lifts of Sweden celebrated its 2,000th order in April, and now claims nearly 70 per cent of all new sales worldwide (excluding China) in the access lift sector. Alimak container crane lifts are currently installed in 91 different countries around the world. Read More »

Project manager chosen for NCIP

Engineering design firm CH2M Hill, based in Colorado and with an office in Raleigh, has been chosen by the North Carolina State Ports Authority to manage the development of the proposed North Carolina International Port (NCIP) on the Cape Fear River in Brunswick County. Read More »

Policy review for UK ports

UK shipping minister Stephen Ladyman launched the government’s Ports Policy Review (PPR) on 22 May, giving stakeholders until the end of August to respond on a broad range of strategic issues. The government plans to produce a revised policy framework for ports in the first half of 2007. Read More »