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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Evergreen opens new HQ in Shanghai

Evergreen Group Chairman Y.F. Chang hosted a reception for over 300 guests at the grand opening of the new 35,000 sq m Shanghai Evergreen Building on October 11, 2008. The new building brings together all of the Taiwan-based group’s marine, aviation and logistics subsidiary companies under one roof, in a prime location on Zendaiwudaokou Plaza in Shanghai’s Pudong New District. Read More »

SeaAxis appoints Francis as new MD

SeaAxis, the marine container division of transport equipment contract hire company Axis Intermodal, has announced the appointment of Clive Francis as managing director. Read More »

Tideworks implements Genoa system at Baltimore

Tideworks Technology, Inc., the provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions, is to implement its Genoa Breakbulk Management System at the 130-acre terminal operated by Rukert Terminals Corporation in the Port of Baltimore. This will be Tideworks’ first project in the Port of Baltimore and its first implementation of Genoa on the Eastern seaboard. Read More »

London Gateway appoints commercial manager

London Gateway’s new £1.5bn deep-sea container port and logistics project has recruited a commercial manager. Paul Nixon, a shipping professional with more than 30 years experience in the industry, has been appointed to the new role after working for Overseas Containers Limited, P&O Containers, P&O Nedlloyd and Maersk Line. Read More »

TSB breaks into Scandinavian market

The Port of Gothenburg is to implement Total Soft Bank Ltd. (TSB)’s CATOS terminal operating system. CATOS has been already implemented in over 70 marine terminals around the world, but this is the first deployment in Scandinavia for the South Korean provider of software solutions for the maritime and port logistics industry. Read More »

Bandar Abbas records impressive growth

With additional capacity available and a continuing strong market, Bandar Abbas maintained its robust performance as Iran’s main container terminal in the period January–September. During this period the port, located to the north of the Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, handled 1,438,890 teu, representing growth of 15% compared with the same period in 2007. Read More »

New container crane orders for Liebherr

Liebherr Container Cranes has signed new contracts to supply cranes to terminal operators in a number of different territories. The Ireland-based crane manufacturer will supply two ship-to-shore container cranes to the Swedish Port of Norrköping, on the Baltic Sea. Destined for the Pampus Terminal, the units are scheduled for delivery during the third quarter of 2009. Read More »

DP World victorious at Seatrade awards

Nearly 700 senior executives from maritime companies across the Middle East attended a gala presentation dinner for the 6th annual Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent awards held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Festival City, Dubai on October 9. Read More »