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Archives for December 2007
  • New cranes for Los Angeles

    Two new Paceco-Mitsui container cranes from Japan were delivered on December 13 to the Port of Los Angele ...

    Two new Paceco-Mitsui container cranes from Japan were delivered on December 13 to the Port of Los Angeles and were carefully navigated under the Vincent Thomas Bridge on the way to the TraPac termina ...

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  • Latest orders for Gottwald’s Model 4

    Gottwald has added Model 4 to its innovative Generation 5 mobile harbour crane Models 6, 7 and 8 which ar ...

    Gottwald has added Model 4 to its innovative Generation 5 mobile harbour crane Models 6, 7 and 8 which are offered as mobile harbour, portal harbour and floating cranes. With lifting capacities up to ...

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  • NCC and EUROGATE partnership

    Russia’s National Container Company (NCC) and Germany’s EUROGATE, have just announced the signing of an a ...

    Russia’s National Container Company (NCC) and Germany’s EUROGATE, have just announced the signing of an agreement for “a strategic partnership and cross-participation” in container terminals in Ust-Lu ...

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  • DP world to invest in Cuba

    As part of Cuba’s plan to restructure its ports sector, the island’s main Port of Havana is concentrate o ...

    As part of Cuba’s plan to restructure its ports sector, the island’s main Port of Havana is concentrate on passenger vessels while cargo handling is to move to the Port of Mariel, around 50 kilometres ...

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  • Clean trucks fee

    In November the Long Beach and Los Angeles Boards of Harbor Commissioners approved a ban on old, dirty tr ...

    In November the Long Beach and Los Angeles Boards of Harbor Commissioners approved a ban on old, dirty trucks that call at the ports. The regulation will result in an 80% reduction in emissions from t ...

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  • Charleston Contract

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board has approved a contract for upland site preparatio ...

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board has approved a contract for upland site preparation at the new 280-acre container terminal on the former Navy Base in North Charleston. Gulf Stre ...

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  • Discussing the options for financing the Canal’s expansion

    For the past five months, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been approaching financial institutions to ...

    For the past five months, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been approaching financial institutions to determine the most viable financing for the Canal’s Expansion Programme. The process began in ...

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  • Increased revenues and profits for Demag Cranes

    Demag Cranes AG has reported a successful 2006/2007 financial year in overall terms with increases in bot ...

    Demag Cranes AG has reported a successful 2006/2007 financial year in overall terms with increases in both revenue and profits. Group revenues grew by 9.5% to break through the one billion euro barrie ...

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  • Kalmar’s Smartspot™ boosts crane productivity

    The latest addition to Kalmar’s suite of automated products is Smartspot, a driver assistance tool design ...

    The latest addition to Kalmar’s suite of automated products is Smartspot, a driver assistance tool designed to optimise container handling between terminal tractors, STS and RTG cranes. ...

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  • Successful Santos

    According to state dock company CODESP, a record 61.5m tonnes of cargo was shipped through Brazil’s Port ...

    According to state dock company CODESP, a record 61.5m tonnes of cargo was shipped through Brazil’s Port of Santos during the first nine months of 2007. This was an increase of 8.8% from a year ago an ...

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