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Monthly Archives: June 2009

New cranes for Altamira Terminal Portuaria

The Mexican terminal of Altamira Terminal Portuaria, SA DE CV (ATP), has taken delivery of two new “tailor made” ZPMC super post-Panamax gantry cranes, increasing the productivity on the 6,000 teu ships currently calling and preparing the terminal to receive larger ships in the expected redeployment of vessels around the world. Read More »

Laser technology sets new standards

SICK (UK) has introduced the LMS 111 - a highly accurate security, safety and presence detection laser sensor system that provides significant benefits for use in ports and harbours due to its ability to avoid false signals. Read More »

Long Beach trials Sock on a Stack

The Port of Long Beach board of harbor commissioners has given preliminary approval for the funding of a long-term test of a Sock on a Stack air quality improvement system for ships that has shown promising results in previous demonstrations. Read More »

PACECO cranes for Tarragona

PACECO ESPAÑA S.A has signed a contract with DP World for the supply of three Super post-Panamax Portainer cranes for its terminal in Tarragona, Spain. Read More »

APM breaks records at Aqaba and Apapa

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) joint venture between Aqaba Development Corporation and APM Terminals is Jordan’s largest container facility. Operated and managed by APM Terminals ACT handled its largest ever monthly volume of 64,525 teu May, contributing to an overall year-to-date container throughput growth of 23%. In calendar year 2008 terminal volumes grew by 42% to 587,530 teu. Read More »