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  • DP World to expand Sokhna facility

    Dubai Port World (DP World) plans to invest an additional US$1.3bn in the Egyptian deepwater port of Sokh ...

    Dubai Port World (DP World) plans to invest an additional US$1.3bn in the Egyptian deepwater port of Sokhna over the next three years, having acquired a 90% stake in the facility late last year for th ...

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  • IMCL launches Gdansk feeder services

    The new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal has boosted its feeder connections with the arrival of IM ...

    The new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal has boosted its feeder connections with the arrival of IMCL Inter Marine Container Lines. The operator has introduced a weekly link between DCT, Hamburg ...

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  • Kuenz takes the strain at Duisburg

    The Port of Duisburg, Germany is operating three different cranes from specialist intermodal equipment ma ...

    The Port of Duisburg, Germany is operating three different cranes from specialist intermodal equipment manufacturer Kuenz at its terminals in the Rhine-Ruhr area, and declares itself very happy with t ...

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  • ‘Excellent’ year for Konecranes

    Konecranes reported an “excellent” year in 2007, with strong growth in all geographic regions and busines ...

    Konecranes reported an “excellent” year in 2007, with strong growth in all geographic regions and business areas for the third year in a row. It achieved growth of 18%, most of it organic, although it ...

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  • 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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