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  • Antwerp records growth in container throughput

    The Port of Antwerp handled a total of 124,307,506 tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2006. This ...

    The Port of Antwerp handled a total of 124,307,506 tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2006. This represented growth of 3.7% compared with the same period in 2005, with the increase divided ev ...

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  • CMA CGM to tap into IBM’s IT expertise

    CMA CGM, the world’s third largest shipping group, has joined forces with IBM to improve its core informa ...

    CMA CGM, the world’s third largest shipping group, has joined forces with IBM to improve its core information technology systems. The two will set up a new 50-50 joint venture company, known as CMA CG ...

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  • Robertson takes over at Liverpool

    The Port of Liverpool’s Royal Seaforth Container Terminal has appointed Iain Robertson as its new manager ...

    The Port of Liverpool’s Royal Seaforth Container Terminal has appointed Iain Robertson as its new manager. Mr Robertson, 50, formerly divisional operations manager at Thamesport for Hutchison Port Hol ...

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  • Konecranes wins repeat order from FCT

    Konecranes has received an order from ZAO First Container Terminal (FCT) in St Petersburg, Russia for two ...

    Konecranes has received an order from ZAO First Container Terminal (FCT) in St Petersburg, Russia for two Panamax ship-to-shore container cranes. The value of the contract is around €10m, and the cran ...

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  • Bromma to supply spreaders to Yilport

    Bromma Group, the world’s leading crane spreader company, has won a new contract to supply telescopic spr ...

    Bromma Group, the world’s leading crane spreader company, has won a new contract to supply telescopic spreaders to the Turkish container handling facility of Yilport. Leading crane OEM Mitsui has orde ...

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  • Oman terminal opens ahead of schedule

    Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) has commenced operations ahead of schedule. Phase 1 Civil Wo ...

    Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) has commenced operations ahead of schedule. Phase 1 Civil Works, which began at the greenfield site on April 1, 2006, were completed in record time, with o ...

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  • DCT Gdansk celebrates another milestone

    Deepwater Container Terminals (DCT) Gdansk held an ‘End of the Pier’ party on October 4, 2006 to celebrat ...

    Deepwater Container Terminals (DCT) Gdansk held an ‘End of the Pier’ party on October 4, 2006 to celebrate the completion of another important stage in its construction. All of the outer piling for th ...

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  • ICTSI assembles US$120m ‘war chest’

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) of the Philippines has signed agreements for a US$1 ...

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) of the Philippines has signed agreements for a US$120m standby credit facility with a consortium of 19 banks led by ABN AMRO. It plans to use this ...

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  • Volumes up at Port of Bilbao

    Goods traffic in the Port of Bilbao rose by 12% between January and August 2006, compared with the same p ...

    Goods traffic in the Port of Bilbao rose by 12% between January and August 2006, compared with the same period of 2005, to stand at 24.29m tonnes, according to the Bilbao Port Authority. ...

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  • Maersk expands at Port Everglades

    Maersk Line is expanding its presence at Port Everglades by bringing its new NASA service to the facility ...

    Maersk Line is expanding its presence at Port Everglades by bringing its new NASA service to the facility, which is operated by its sister company APM Terminals. ...

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