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  • Four new post-Panamax cranes for Balboa

    Panama Ports Company (PPC) has taken delivery of four super post-Panamax quay cranes at the Port of Balbo ...

    Panama Ports Company (PPC) has taken delivery of four super post-Panamax quay cranes at the Port of Balboa. The tandem-lift dual-hoist cranes have a lifting height of 36 m above the rail and an outrea ...

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  • Disruption continues at Southampton

    One January 18, 2008 a crane accident at Southampton Container Terminal forced the near shutdown of the U ...

    One January 18, 2008 a crane accident at Southampton Container Terminal forced the near shutdown of the UK’s second largest container port. One crane was broken and others had to be taken out of servi ...

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  • New variable reach truck from Meclift

    Oy Meclift Ltd, the Finnish manufacturer of variable reach trucks and side reachstackers, has launched it ...

    Oy Meclift Ltd, the Finnish manufacturer of variable reach trucks and side reachstackers, has launched its new ML 5012R variable reach truck for heavy-lift applications. The first truck has been deliv ...

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  • Hanjin to develop Isla Verde first phase

    The Port of Algeciras Bay Authority (APBA)’s Board of Administration has awarded the contract for the con ...

    The Port of Algeciras Bay Authority (APBA)’s Board of Administration has awarded the contract for the construction and operation of what will become the port’s third container terminal, Isla Verde Ext ...

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  • Industry portal set for further growth

    Independent forklift information portal, Forkliftaction.com, is set to hit a membership milestone, with c ...

    Independent forklift information portal, Forkliftaction.com, is set to hit a membership milestone, with close to 35,000 industry participants already signed up. The past year was one of growth and con ...

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  • Freightliner orders two new Liebherr cranes

    Following its decision last year to replace its railhead gantry cranes at Birmingham, Freightliner Ltd ha ...

    Following its decision last year to replace its railhead gantry cranes at Birmingham, Freightliner Ltd has made a further £4m investment in two new cranes for its Manchester terminal. ...

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  • PSAI expands its presence in India

    PSA International is to expand its presence in India, boosting its stake in one port and acquiring shares ...

    PSA International is to expand its presence in India, boosting its stake in one port and acquiring shares in another operated by ABG Infralogistics. ...

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  • RTG auto steering system from ITS

    International Terminal Solutions (ITS) has completed the development and substantial upgrade of its RTG a ...

    International Terminal Solutions (ITS) has completed the development and substantial upgrade of its RTG auto steering system with the launch of its new V-TRAX passive automated steering system. The sy ...

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  • Paranaguá looks to expand trade with China

    China has emerged as the number one export destination for the Brazilian port of Paranaguá, especially f ...

    China has emerged as the number one export destination for the Brazilian port of Paranaguá, especially for soy, vegetable oil, frozen foods and wood. In 2007 China accounted for 8% of all exports fro ...

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  • Port of Göteborg continues to grow

    The Port of Göteborg, the largest port in the Nordic region, handled 841,000 teu in 2007, a 4% rise on t ...

    The Port of Göteborg, the largest port in the Nordic region, handled 841,000 teu in 2007, a 4% rise on the previous year and its highest figure ever. A new record was also set for ro-ro units, which ...

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