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Archives for October 2007
  • New chain safety system from igus

    Cologne-based igus GmbH has developed a new guide system for energy chains that prevents chains from swin ...

    Cologne-based igus GmbH has developed a new guide system for energy chains that prevents chains from swinging outwards or sideways, sustaining damage by hitting metal brackets or pallets. According to ...

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  • Fremantle ponders expansion options

    The government of Western Australia has approved two options for Fremantle Ports’ new Outer Harbour conta ...

    The government of Western Australia has approved two options for Fremantle Ports’ new Outer Harbour container facilities at Kwinana to proceed for planning and environmental approval. ...

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  • Volumes up 25% at Bandar Abbas

    Iran’s leading container port of Bandar Abbas reported an increase of 25% in container traffic for the fi ...

    Iran’s leading container port of Bandar Abbas reported an increase of 25% in container traffic for the first nine months of 2007, compared with the same period in 2006. More than 1,253,500 teu were ha ...

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  • HMM spreader order for Bromma

    Bromma Group of Sweden has won a new order for 26 STS45 ship-to-shore separating twin-lift spreaders from ...

    Bromma Group of Sweden has won a new order for 26 STS45 ship-to-shore separating twin-lift spreaders from container crane OEM ZPMC of China. The spreaders will be placed into service at the Hyundai Me ...

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  • Ten new ships for Rickmers-Linie

    Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavy-lift and pr ...

    Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo, has ordered ten new multi-purpose vessels, which are to be added to its fleet betw ...

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  • Jaxport signs MoU with Hanjin

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) announced on October 18 the signing of an initial agreement wit ...

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) announced on October 18 the signing of an initial agreement with Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. to develop a US$360m container terminal in Jacksonville. ...

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  • Dar es Salaam to upgrade port facilities

    The Tanzanian government has revealed plans to spend close to US$113m on upgrading facilities at the Port ...

    The Tanzanian government has revealed plans to spend close to US$113m on upgrading facilities at the Port of Dar es Salaam, where a lack of modern and efficient infrastructure has been blamed for long ...

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  • Russian crane order for Konecranes

    In September and October 2007 Konecranes signed two contracts to supply container-handling cranes to the ...

    In September and October 2007 Konecranes signed two contracts to supply container-handling cranes to the OJSC Petrolesport (PLP) cargo terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the orders comprises t ...

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  • Dalian Port offloads two terminals

    According to a Reuters report, China’s Dalian Port Co plans to sell two container terminals for approxima ...

    According to a Reuters report, China’s Dalian Port Co plans to sell two container terminals for approximately US$167m to a consortium led by Singapore’s PSA International and AP Moeller-Maersk’s unit ...

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  • Zebra Technologies to acquire Navis

    Zebra Technologies Corporation has today announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Nav ...

    Zebra Technologies Corporation has today announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Navis Holdings, LLC for approximately US$145m in cash, subject to applicable post-closing adjustme ...

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