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Archives for September 2006
  • Fleet handling tool boosts Kalmar’s automation range

    Kalmar has introduced a new fleet control system called Fleetview, which can be used to monitor straddle ...

    Kalmar has introduced a new fleet control system called Fleetview, which can be used to monitor straddle carriers, reachstackers, forklifts, terminal tractors and RTGs. The new product is a further ad ...

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  • Scandinavian rail link for Duisburg

    A new container, swapbody and semi-trailer train has begun running from the Port of Duisburg in Germany t ...

    A new container, swapbody and semi-trailer train has begun running from the Port of Duisburg in Germany to Høje-Taastrup near Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden. From Malmö, services link to ...

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  • DP World scores global security first

    Despite the recent and sometimes hostile publicity it has received as an alleged threat to the security o ...

    Despite the recent and sometimes hostile publicity it has received as an alleged threat to the security of US ports, DP World has become the first global marine terminal operator to gain international ...

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  • Rotterdam shows modest H1 cargo increase

    The Port of Rotterdam handled 186 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2006, 1.1% more than in th ...

    The Port of Rotterdam handled 186 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2006, 1.1% more than in the corresponding period of 2005. Outgoing trade grew at a rate of 2.6%, while incoming trade ros ...

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  • New Japan service for Taicang Terminals

    Taicang International Container Terminals Ltd, located in the southern Chinese port of Suzhou, received i ...

    Taicang International Container Terminals Ltd, located in the southern Chinese port of Suzhou, received its maiden call from the Japanese shipping line Shanghai Shimonoseki Ferry Co, when the Utopia 2 ...

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  • Kalmar expands South African subsidiary

    Kalmar Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd is to absorb the Kalmar service business of African National Eng ...

    Kalmar Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd is to absorb the Kalmar service business of African National Engineering (ANE), the company’s service partner in South Africa. The Kalmar subsidiary was establ ...

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  • Seagirt Terminal chooses Gate system from APS

    APS Technology Group has been awarded a contract from P&O Ports Baltimore to install its Gate OCR system ...

    APS Technology Group has been awarded a contract from P&O Ports Baltimore to install its Gate OCR system at the Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland. ...

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  • HPH awarded Manta concession

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has been awarded a concession by the Manta Port Authority to build and oper ...

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has been awarded a concession by the Manta Port Authority to build and operate a new container terminal at the Port of Manta, Ecuador on the West Coast of South America. ...

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  • Konecranes unveils name change

    KCI Konecranes has dropped the ‘KCI’ from its name, introduced a new logo and adopted the slogan ‘Lifting ...

    KCI Konecranes has dropped the ‘KCI’ from its name, introduced a new logo and adopted the slogan ‘Lifting businesses’ as a global tagline. An extraordinary general meeting is likely to be held this ye ...

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  • One year on, New Orleans is rebounding

    The Port of New Orleans handled more than 4.1m tonnes of cargo during the first five months of 2006, an i ...

    The Port of New Orleans handled more than 4.1m tonnes of cargo during the first five months of 2006, an increase of 4.1% from the average 3.94m tonnes handled during the same period of the previous fo ...

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