Archives for 2008
  • Kalmar expands presence in Latin America

    Reflecting the growing importance of Mexican ports and the development of the country’s intermodal market ...

    Reflecting the growing importance of Mexican ports and the development of the country’s intermodal market, Kalmar Industries has established a new sales company in Mexico. ...

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  • LA named leader on climate action

    The Port of Los Angeles been designated a ‘Climate Action Leader’ by the California Climate Action Regist ...

    The Port of Los Angeles been designated a ‘Climate Action Leader’ by the California Climate Action Registry, becoming the first port in the state to earn this distinction. It was granted upon acceptan ...

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  • Atkins to design Ningbo container port

    Engineering and design consultancy Atkins has been chosen by an international judging panel as the winnin ...

    Engineering and design consultancy Atkins has been chosen by an international judging panel as the winning designer of a major new container port in China. The project is to be built on Mei Shan Islan ...

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  • Fresh produce terminal for Liverpool

    A £6m fresh produce terminal is to be built in the Port of Liverpool to put imports of fruit and vegetabl ...

    A £6m fresh produce terminal is to be built in the Port of Liverpool to put imports of fruit and vegetables closer to half the UK population and to reduce the number of road journeys made by trucks. L ...

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  • Sixth straight year of growth for Virginia

    The Port of Virginia posted its sixth consecutive year of growth in 2007, when it handled 2.128m teu, up ...

    The Port of Virginia posted its sixth consecutive year of growth in 2007, when it handled 2.128m teu, up 4%, or 82,000 teu, from the previous year. ...

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  • Crane monitoring system from tecsis

    A new crane load monitoring system launched by tecsis GmbH guarantees safe and reliable operation by moni ...

    A new crane load monitoring system launched by tecsis GmbH guarantees safe and reliable operation by monitoring the most important parameters such as crane arm angle and load, and prevents overload si ...

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  • Ruhr ports to collaborate on logistics

    The three German ports of Duisburger Hafen AG, Stadtwerke Essen AG and Gelsen-Log (Gelsenkirchener Logist ...

    The three German ports of Duisburger Hafen AG, Stadtwerke Essen AG and Gelsen-Log (Gelsenkirchener Logistik-, Hafen- und Servicegesellschaft GmbH) signed a cooperation agreement in January aimed at st ...

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  • New name for Baltimore port association

    The Private Sector Port Coalition at the Port of Baltimore is getting a new name: it will now be called t ...

    The Private Sector Port Coalition at the Port of Baltimore is getting a new name: it will now be called the Baltimore Port Alliance (BPA). “We feel the name Baltimore Port Alliance best represents the ...

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  • Los Angeles reports flat volumes in 2007

    The Port of Los Angeles remained the USA’s leading container port in 2007, claiming the title for the eig ...

    The Port of Los Angeles remained the USA’s leading container port in 2007, claiming the title for the eighth consecutive year. The Port handled 8.4m teu over the 12 months, a 1.36% dip in total teu vo ...

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  • ABP announces management reshuffle

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has made a number of management changes, effective from February 1, 2008. ...

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has made a number of management changes, effective from February 1, 2008. Under the reshuffle, new port directors have been appointed for Grimsby & Immingham, Hull & Goo ...

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