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Gottwald scores ‘First’ in Livorno

Terminal operator Scotto in the Port of Livorno, Italy, has commissioned a G HMK 4406 Mobile Harbour Crane, its first crane to be supplied by Gottwald Port Technology and the first ‘Generation 5 - Model 4’ to go into service in Italy. Read More »

Gaussin launches ecological ‘Trailer Mover’

The ‘Trailer Mover’, an ecological self-propelled unit that enables trailers to be moved around maritime and intermodal logistic facilities without the need for terminal tractors, has been launched by the French trailer manufacturer, Gaussin Manugistique. Read More »

AP Moller-Maersk warns of negative results for 2009

In an interim management statement issued yesterday (12 May), AP Moller-Maersk says that general market conditions have continued to deteriorate during the first months of 2009. The company expects its 2009 results to be significantly below those of 2008, even showing a negative result. Read More »

Noel RTGs for MICT

Noell Cranes Systems is currently manufacturing eight Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) in its facility in China for International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) flagship terminal, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). The new RTGs have been erected and will be pre-shipment commissioned on 20 May. Read More »

Adelaide container terminal partnership

DP World and Flinders Ports, one of Australia’s pre-eminent port operators, have entered a joint-venture partnership in DP World Adelaide, South Australia’s main container terminal, which includes a 30 year concession for DP World’s operations. Read More »

Liebherr install RTGs at Immingham

Liebherr Container Cranes has recently completed the installation of two additional Rubber Tyres Gantry cranes (RTGs) at the ABP Terminal, Immingham, UK, bringing the number of RTG’s operating at the facility to four units and alongside two Liebherr quay cranes. Read More »

Varied fortunes in Q1 for Port of Algeciras

Activity at the Port of Algeciras Bay fell by 14.5% during the first quarter of 2009, with total throughput of 15.9m tonnes against 18.5m in the same period last year. Only liquid bulks increased, rising 4% due to increased oil imports at the CEPSA oil refinery located within the port. Read More »

Grup Maritim TCB appoints new MD

Xavier Soucheiron Marcet has been appointed the new managing director of the Spanish-based international maritime operator Grup Maritim TCB, with effect from June. He will replace Francesc Velayos who will continue as a Board Member and director. Read More »