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Archives for June 2007
  • Major new projects at Marseilles-Fos

    The Port of Marseilles Authority (PMA) is planning to develop two more new container terminals at Fos – i ...

    The Port of Marseilles Authority (PMA) is planning to develop two more new container terminals at Fos – its base for east-west trades – with a combined capacity of 2m teu per year. The PMA’s June boar ...

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  • Kalmar launches icon terminal tractor

    Kalmar has launched its new icon series terminal tractor, building on the i-model range it introduced in ...

    Kalmar has launched its new icon series terminal tractor, building on the i-model range it introduced in 2006. Featuring a CAN-BUS control system, the icon range is characterised by superior operator ...

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  • Shireburn ups efficiency at Malta Freeport

    Malta Freeport Terminals reports an increase in operational efficiency since the installation of a softwa ...

    Malta Freeport Terminals reports an increase in operational efficiency since the installation of a software module developed by Shireburn Software. The Shireburn software runs alongside the port’s Nav ...

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  • Container Leasing corners 45 ft market

    Container Leasing (UK) Ltd, the designer and supplier of specialist containers for the European market, r ...

    Container Leasing (UK) Ltd, the designer and supplier of specialist containers for the European market, reports substantial growth in both the sale and rental of 45 ft pallet-wide containers during th ...

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  • Kalmar books new EDRIVE orders

    Kalmar has received a further straddle carrier order from MSC Gate Bremerhaven. The order, for ten ESC440 ...

    Kalmar has received a further straddle carrier order from MSC Gate Bremerhaven. The order, for ten ESC440W EDRIVE straddle carriers with twin-lift spreaders, follows a previous order earlier this year ...

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  • Maersk fires CEO Soederberg

    AP Moller-Maersk has dismissed its chief executive Jess Soederberg after poor results last year, when the ...

    AP Moller-Maersk has dismissed its chief executive Jess Soederberg after poor results last year, when the company’s profits decreased by 23%. Soederberg (62), chief executive since 1993, has been repl ...

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  • Russian repeat orders for Konecranes

    Konecranes received two repeat orders from Russia in the second quarter of 2007, worth a total of €20m, o ...

    Konecranes received two repeat orders from Russia in the second quarter of 2007, worth a total of €20m, one for port cranes and one for process cranes. The orders further strengthen the company’s oper ...

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  • Eurotunnel and PAD cooperate on rail

    Eurotunnel and the Port Autonome de Dunkerque (PAD) signed a strategic partnership agreement on June 13, ...

    Eurotunnel and the Port Autonome de Dunkerque (PAD) signed a strategic partnership agreement on June 13, 2007, with the intention of developing a coordinated approach to rail freight activities. ...

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  • New spreader design from Kalmar

    Kalmar has unveiled a new spreader design, Max Stable, which features an eight-rope reeving system withou ...

    Kalmar has unveiled a new spreader design, Max Stable, which features an eight-rope reeving system without auxiliary ropes for faster, no-sway micro-movements, thus making cycle times quicker and more ...

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  • Balboa receives first mega-vessel

    Panama Ports Company SA (PPC) received its first ever post-Panamax maiden vessel call with the arrival of ...

    Panama Ports Company SA (PPC) received its first ever post-Panamax maiden vessel call with the arrival of the Maersk Seletar at the Port of Balboa on June 15, 2007. The 6,500 teu container ship is one ...

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