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Shipyards choose Konecranes Goliaths

Konecranes has recently received orders totalling over €20m from four South Korean shipyards. Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd and Daehan Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. between them ordered design, project supervision and key components (such as gears and electrical motors) for eight Goliath gantry cranes. Read More »

GPA acquires 175 acres for expansion

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has purchased 175 acres of property on Hutchinson Island in Savannah, Georgia. The property has more than 3,700 ft of frontage on the Savannah River, has rail and highway access, and is located directly across the river from GPA’s Ocean Terminal. Read More »

Grand opening for Guangzhou terminal

APM Terminals, Guangzhou Port Group and Cosco Pacific has celebrated the grand opening of the new Guangzhou South China Oceangate Container Terminal at the Port of Guangzhou in southern China. APM holds a 20% share in the US$500m joint venture. Read More »

A first for Prince Rupert

Only two years from the start of construction to transform a conventional breakbulk operation into containers, the Port of Prince Rupert's first container ship has arrived. Read More »

APM expands into Ecuador

A P. Moeller subsidiary APM Terminals (APMT) has joined the growing ranks of international terminal operating companies to set up shop in Ecuador. Read More »

DP World expands into Egypt

DP World has entered the Egyptian market with the US$670m purchase of a 90% stake in ECHCO, the controlling shareholder of Sokhna Port Development Co (SPDC). Read More »

Long Beach dirty trucks ban back on agenda

A proposal to progressively ban the dirtiest harbor drayage trucks will go for consideration to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners at its next meeting on Monday, November 5. The board meeting will begin at 2 p.m. Read More »