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Monthly Archives: March 2010

New TOS for lower-volume terminals from Zebra

Navis Argo - a cost-effective new terminal operating solution (TOS) has been launched by Zebra Enterprise Solutions (ZES), a division of Zebra Technologies, for lower-volume terminals that move up to 120,000 teu per year. Read More »

Nine new heavyweights from Hyster

Hyster has launched a new range of 25–32 tonnes heavy duty forklift trucks and dedicated container handlers, with improved visibility and reduced energy consumption leading to lower operating costs. Read More »

Montreal buys ‘green’ locomotive

The Montreal Port Authority has signed a US$1.6m agreement with R.J. Corman Railpower to purchase the next generation of environmentally-friendly locomotives, with an option for four additional units. Read More »

Third Gottwald MHC for Suriname

A third Gottwald HMK 260 E Generation 4 crane mobile harbour crane (MHC) has been ordered by Integra Port Services (IPS) for its operations within the public terminal at the river Port of Paramaribo, Suriname. Read More »

SCA Transforest launches new feeder service

Swedish paper and timber products manufacturer Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) and its transport and logistics unit SCA Transforest have launched “Container Express”, a new regular scheduled liner service linking northern Sweden and the Port of Hamburg every 10 days. Read More »

Groundbreaking at Port of Baltimore

Ceremonial groundbreaking at the Port of Baltimore has signalled the start of a US$105m construction project to develop a new 50-foot berth to accommodate future mega-containerships. Read More »

American Chambers of Commerce visit Jebel Ali

A top level US business delegation, comprising senior members of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce (ACCE) representing thousands of American companies, has visited Jebel Ali Free Zone and Jebel Ali Port, the home base of global container terminal operator DP World. Read More »

ICTSI reports lower 2009 results

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has reported a 9% reduction in its financial results for 2009, with earning at US$421.7m compared to US$463.1m in 2008. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) stood at US$175.7m, 11% down on 2008 due mainly to the decline in global trade, although the negative impact was partially mitigated by a reduction in operating expenses. Read More »