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Archives for January 2007
  • STS crane order for Port of Vuosaari

    Finnsteve Oy Ab has ordered four ship-to-shore cranes from Kalmar Industries for use at the new Vuosaari ...

    Finnsteve Oy Ab has ordered four ship-to-shore cranes from Kalmar Industries for use at the new Vuosaari Port in Helsinki, Finland. The cranes will be capable of servicing post-Panamax vessels in twin ...

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  • LBCT chooses Vycon energy systems

    Vycon, a leader in the design and manufacture of high-cycling energy storage flywheel systems, has sold s ...

    Vycon, a leader in the design and manufacture of high-cycling energy storage flywheel systems, has sold six of its REGEN units to the Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) at the Port of Long Beach, fo ...

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  • Balkan base for Kalmar

    Kalmar Industries is to acquire Slovenia-based service contractor Tagros d.o.o., which provides general m ...

    Kalmar Industries is to acquire Slovenia-based service contractor Tagros d.o.o., which provides general maintenance for rubber-wheeled container handling equipment and industrial forklifts at the Port ...

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  • Launch for Colombo port project

    December 2006 saw the inauguration of the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP), a major expansion by the ...

    December 2006 saw the inauguration of the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP), a major expansion by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) for the Port of Colombo, and the largest infrastructure proje ...

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  • New twin headblock design from RAM

    RAM Spreaders recently launched its Flexilift headblock design which, it claims, brings new high standard ...

    RAM Spreaders recently launched its Flexilift headblock design which, it claims, brings new high standards of performance, control and versatility to twin 40ft/45ft container handling. During extensiv ...

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  • Record terminal tractor order from PSA

    PSA Singapore Terminals has placed a record order with Kalmar Industries for 247 terminal tractors. The f ...

    PSA Singapore Terminals has placed a record order with Kalmar Industries for 247 terminal tractors. The first of the tractors will be delivered to PSA, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, ...

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  • Chile inks trade deal with Colombia

    Chile and Colombia signed a trade agreement in December that will eliminate the majority of import tariff ...

    Chile and Colombia signed a trade agreement in December that will eliminate the majority of import tariffs between the two countries. The deal, signed by Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and Colomb ...

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  • 75,000 up for Daikin

    Daikin Industries Ltd of Japan passed an important milestone in November 2006 with the sale of its 75,000 ...

    Daikin Industries Ltd of Japan passed an important milestone in November 2006 with the sale of its 75,000th LXE10E container refrigeration unit. The unit was part of a batch delivered to German-headqu ...

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  • Honorary doctorate for Lerenius

    Bo Lerenius, the outgoing group chief executive of Associated British Ports (ABP), has been awarded an ho ...

    Bo Lerenius, the outgoing group chief executive of Associated British Ports (ABP), has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration by London Metropolitan University. The award ...

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  • ECT and CKYH sign long-term deal

    Europe Container Terminals (ECT) and the CKYH Alliance (consisting of COSCON, "K" Line, Yang Ming and Han ...

    Europe Container Terminals (ECT) and the CKYH Alliance (consisting of COSCON, "K" Line, Yang Ming and Hanjin Shipping) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ahead of their proposed long-term ...

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