Archives for 2008
  • First-phase tests for TEAMS at Euromax

    TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimisation and fleet control system ...

    TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimisation and fleet control systems, has completed the first phase of testing of its automated fleet management system TEAMS for ...

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  • Korean port investment for CMA CGM

    CMA CGM continues to pursue its investment policy, with the acquisition on December 31, 2007, of a 12% st ...

    CMA CGM continues to pursue its investment policy, with the acquisition on December 31, 2007, of a 12% stake in a future container terminal at the port of Busan in South Korea. Known as Busan 2-3, the ...

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  • Financing secured for Maasvlakte 2

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a financing agreement of €450 ...

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a financing agreement of €450m on January 16, 2008 for the construction of Maasvlakte 2 and infrastructure in the existing R ...

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  • Thermo King targets short-sea routes

    Short-sea carrier Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH (OPDR), which recently celebrated 1 ...

    Short-sea carrier Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH (OPDR), which recently celebrated 125 years of service, has made a significant investment in Thermo King’s MAGNUM container reefer ...

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  • Hammar moves into US market

    Hammar Lift Inc., a US subsidiary of Hammar Maskin AB of Sweden, has become the first sideloader company ...

    Hammar Lift Inc., a US subsidiary of Hammar Maskin AB of Sweden, has become the first sideloader company to establish operations in the US. For 35 years, Hammar has manufactured side/self-loading cont ...

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  • POLA funds trials of REGEN technology

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has awarded funds to three of its terminal operators for the purchase of V ...

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has awarded funds to three of its terminal operators for the purchase of VYCON REGEN systems. VYCON will supply its high-speed, flywheel-based, environmentally-friendly ...

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  • Antwerp container volume passes 8m teu

    The Port of Antwerp expects a final figure of 181.5m tonnes of freight handled by the end of 2007, based ...

    The Port of Antwerp expects a final figure of 181.5m tonnes of freight handled by the end of 2007, based on provisional figures. This represents growth of more than 8% compared with the 167m tonnes ha ...

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  • BCT upgrades to Tideworks TOS

    The Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) in Gdynia in Poland, a subsidiary of International Container Terminal ...

    The Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) in Gdynia in Poland, a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), recently implemented a new terminal operating system from US-based Tid ...

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  • Strong year of growth for PTP

    Within just eight years, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Malaysia has transformed itself into a majo ...

    Within just eight years, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Malaysia has transformed itself into a major transhipment hub and is today the country’s largest container terminal and one of the top 20 ...

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  • Ports America restructures management

    AIG Highstar Capital, the owner of and investor in Ports America, Inc., MTC Holdings and Amports, Inc. ha ...

    AIG Highstar Capital, the owner of and investor in Ports America, Inc., MTC Holdings and Amports, Inc. has formed a single management structure to operate the total enterprise. ...

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