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Monthly Archives: October 2007

TTS equips new APM Virginia terminal

APM Terminals Virginia has officially opened its new US$450m, 291-acre container terminal, with a revolutionary horizontal transport system employing cassettes and translifters designed and supplied by TTS Port Equipment AB, the Swedish port equipment division of Norway’s TTS Marine ASA. Read More »

ICTSI acquires Georgia port facilities

A unit of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has acquired a new concession to develop and operate a container terminal and a ferry and dry bulk handling facility in the Port of Batumi in Georgia, one of the main transportation trade points in the Black Sea basin. Read More »

Bayonne land deal for NY/NJ expansion

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has acquired a key parcel of land on the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne for maritime terminal use, to handle continuing growth at the Port. Read More »

Online stock searches for TKD

The TKD Group of Germany – comprising HPM Kabel, Kabel Wächter and Witt+Arnold – has launched a new joint website containing information about the companies in the group and their extensive range of cable product lines. View it at: Read More »

Daito introduces hybrid yard cranes

Daito Corporation, a group company of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), has begun introducing new environmentally friendly ‘hybrid ’ transfer cranes at its container terminals, with the first going into operation at Yokohama on September 14. Read More »

Rail upgrade for Port of Wilmington

A new mile-long (5,300 ft) rail siding has been completed at the Port of Wilmington in North Carolina, with the aim of improving the flow of rail traffic around the port. Read More »

Gottwald focuses on Latin America

Gottwald Port Technology sold a total of 14 cranes to Latin America in the first nine months of 2007, exceeding its sales in the region for the whole of 2006. The total comprises 13 new Generation 5 cranes for customers in Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, and a used crane for the Argentinian port of Bahia Blanca. Read More »

First cruise vessel calls at DCT Gdansk

The new Polish container terminal operator DCT Gdansk handled its first cruise ship on September 11, when Thomson Cruises’ 33,930-tonne Thomson Spirit berthed with 1,235 passengers from the UK on board. Read More »