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Yearly Archives: 2008

First west coast test of CNG yard Hustler

Total Terminals International (TTI) and Ports America are testing Capacity of Texas’ TJ9000 CNG (compressed natural gas ) off-road/on-road, 242,000-pound GCW container yard hustler machines that run on compressed natural gas, the first such machines on the US West Coast. Read More »

Collection of Long Beach clean truck fee delayed

Collection of the Clean Truck Fee at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will not begin Monday, November 17, as previously scheduled. More time is needed to complete ongoing discussions between Federal Maritime Commission staff and West Coast marine terminal operators regarding procedural issues. Read More »

Tilbury Container Services goes greener with Kalmar

Tilbury Container Services (TCS) within the UK Port of London has ordered six Kalmar 7th generation ESC W straddle carriers for delivery by the end of March 2009, specifying that one of the machines is fitted with Kalmar's new Pro Future(tm) hybrid technology package. The other five are capable of being upgraded at a later date. Read More »

Solid Q3 results for ICTSI’s international operations

“Despite a worsening global economic climate, ICTSI has delivered solid results for the third quarter of 2008. We remain cautious concerning the outlook for the global economy and world trade, and are taking steps to position ourselves accordingly,” said Enrique K Razon Jr, ICTSI’s chairman and president. Read More »

K-Line vessel plugs in for clean air

On Tuesday, November 11, 2008 a new green era in shipping was launched at the Port of Long Beach when K-Line’s container vessel mv Long Beach Bridge became the Port’s first ship to plug in to clean electrical power and shut down its diesel engines at berth for major air quality improvements. Read More »