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Archives for February 2008
  • Lam arrives at Modern Terminals

    Modern Terminals Limited, Hong Kong’s leading container terminal operator, has appointed Stanley Lam as g ...

    Modern Terminals Limited, Hong Kong’s leading container terminal operator, has appointed Stanley Lam as general manager, procurement. He will lead the company’s procurement function and will enhance p ...

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  • Liebherr MHCs set new sales record

    Liebherr set a new sales record in 2007 with orders for 88 mobile harbour cranes. This was a 26% increase ...

    Liebherr set a new sales record in 2007 with orders for 88 mobile harbour cranes. This was a 26% increase over 2006 and the company’s best performance since it launched its MHCs in 1974. For the first ...

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  • Second Konecranes Boxhunter for Steveco

    Konecranes received an order in February 2008, for a ship-to-shore (STS) BoxHunter crane from Finnish con ...

    Konecranes received an order in February 2008, for a ship-to-shore (STS) BoxHunter crane from Finnish container terminal operator Steveco. The crane will be delivered to Steveco’s container terminal i ...

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  • APMT Rotterdam bolsters crane fleet

    APM Terminals Rotterdam has taken delivery of two new super post-Panamax container container cranes from ...

    APM Terminals Rotterdam has taken delivery of two new super post-Panamax container container cranes from ZPMC (Zhenhua Port Machinery Co) of China, bringing to 13 the number of cranes in operation tha ...

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  • Volumes rise again at Hamburg

    The Port of Hamburg handled a record 140.4m tonnes of cargo in 2007, a 4.1% increase year-on-year. Contai ...

    The Port of Hamburg handled a record 140.4m tonnes of cargo in 2007, a 4.1% increase year-on-year. Containerised cargo traffic also set a new record of 9.9m teu, up 11.6% from 2006. The general cargo ...

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  • New container port planned for Risavika

    An ambitious new development plan has been unveiled for the Port of Risavika in Stavanger, Norway. The po ...

    An ambitious new development plan has been unveiled for the Port of Risavika in Stavanger, Norway. The port has acquired 400,000 sq m of land on which it will develop port facilities, including a cont ...

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  • New forklift range from Hyster

    Hyster has introduced a new series of forklift trucks with capacities ranging from 36 to 48 tonnes. The H ...

    Hyster has introduced a new series of forklift trucks with capacities ranging from 36 to 48 tonnes. The H36.00-48.00XM(S)-12 series offers maximum flexibility for a range of heavy-duty applications. M ...

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  • Kenya rides out congestion storm

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) reported a KSh2.5bn (US$35.676m) profit in pre-tax earnings for 2007, accordi ...

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) reported a KSh2.5bn (US$35.676m) profit in pre-tax earnings for 2007, according to local media. An increase of 10.5% in cargo handling at the Port of Mombasa contributed to ...

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  • MICT upgrades handling fleet

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) of the Philippines has acquired three brand-new e ...

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) of the Philippines has acquired three brand-new eight-high Kalmar sidelifters and five new Ottawa-Kalmar prime movers to further improve efficie ...

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  • Plans progress for Northern Gateway

    Plans are progressing for the development of PD Ports’ proposed new deep-sea container terminal at Teespo ...

    Plans are progressing for the development of PD Ports’ proposed new deep-sea container terminal at Teesport in the north of England. The US$600m development, known as the Northern Gateway, is intended ...

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