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  • Big boost for Germany’s inland waterways

    According to German federal statistics agency Destatis (Statisches Bundesamt Deutschland), the country’s ...

    According to German federal statistics agency Destatis (Statisches Bundesamt Deutschland), the country’s inland waterways carried 249.3m metric tonnes of freight in 2007, an increase of 2.4% from 2006 ...

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  • Gottwald MHCs installed at Gangavaram

    Two Gottwald G HMK 6407 B mobile harbour cranes have been delivered to Gangavaram Port Limited in Gangava ...

    Two Gottwald G HMK 6407 B mobile harbour cranes have been delivered to Gangavaram Port Limited in Gangavaram, India. These are the first Generation 5 Model 6 cranes in India, and bring the overall num ...

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  • First US installation for Nexans Rheycord

    Leading cable supplier Nexans has installed its Rheycord Basket Spreader (BS) 44C 12AWG cable in the bask ...

    Leading cable supplier Nexans has installed its Rheycord Basket Spreader (BS) 44C 12AWG cable in the basket spreader of a ship-to-shore crane at SSA Terminals at the Port of Oakland. This is the first ...

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  • Liebherr targets African market

    Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH has identified sub-Saharan Africa as a major market for the coming years, with ...

    Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH has identified sub-Saharan Africa as a major market for the coming years, with massive potential as African countries upgrade their port facilities, either directly or throu ...

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  • Scottish connection for Duisburg freight service

    EWS, part of the DB Schenker organisation, has added a Scottish connection to its new intermodal train se ...

    EWS, part of the DB Schenker organisation, has added a Scottish connection to its new intermodal train service between Duisburg in Germany and Manchester in the UK. ...

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  • ACP selects Dredging International bid

    As part of its ambitious expansion project, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has awarded its third contra ...

    As part of its ambitious expansion project, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has awarded its third contract, and the largest to date, to Belgium-based Dredging International. The company will dredge t ...

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  • Steveco upgrades Kalmar straddle carrier fleet

    Finnish port operator Steveco Oy is aiming to expand its container handling capacity at the Port of Kotka ...

    Finnish port operator Steveco Oy is aiming to expand its container handling capacity at the Port of Kotka with a new order for 10 Kalmar EDRIVE straddle carriers. The new ESC440W machines will be capa ...

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  • Gottwald expands market presence

    Socarpor, a terminal operator in the Port of Aveiro, Portugal, has recently commissioned one G HMK 7408 B ...

    Socarpor, a terminal operator in the Port of Aveiro, Portugal, has recently commissioned one G HMK 7408 B and one HMK 170 E mobile harbour crane from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH to increase its capa ...

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  • New STS cranes for Port of Mobile

    The heavy-lift vessel MV Zenhua 7 arrived at the US Port of Mobile on March 20, 2008 carrying four signif ...

    The heavy-lift vessel MV Zenhua 7 arrived at the US Port of Mobile on March 20, 2008 carrying four significant components of the Alabama State Port Authority’s US$380m port expansion plan. ...

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  • Artinian takes over as VYCON CEO

    VYCON, the manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed flywheel energy storage systems, headquar ...

    VYCON, the manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed flywheel energy storage systems, headquartered in Orange County, CA, has announced the appointment of a new CEO. Vatchi Artinian, curren ...

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