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Ports record better times in 2010

Driven by container and dry bulk volumes, Marseilles Fos handled 86m tonnes last year, a 3% increase on 2009 despite lengthy nationwide strikes over the French government’s reforms. Read More »

Largest recent order for Terex Noell (China)

Terex Noell (China) has been awarded its largest overseas contract for two years with a US$20m order for the supply of five rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for the new container terminal at Kattupalli Port, Chenai, India. Read More »

Carrier extends NaturaLine trials

Carrier Traniscold is currently undertaking extended field trials of its ‘NaturaLINE’ environmentally sustainable reefer containers, which use CO2 as the refrigerant. This follows what the company calls the ‘world’s first’ successful global trials of such units during 2010 in partnership with Hapag Lloyd. Read More »

Bromma wins major contracts

Major contracts for a total of 62 2nd generation all-electric spreaders have been awarded to Bromma for three port projects in Colombia, Brazil and Kuwait, immediately following two further new contracts for the company’s all-electric spreaders for use on automated stacking cranes (ASC) in Spain and Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Konecranes sees orders and operating profit improving

Konecranes has released its 2010 financial results which reveal a better performance despite lower sales, with order intake in the fourth quarter increasing by 32.3% to EUR477.7m (US$651m) with Service and Equipment up 26.7% and 33.2% respectively. Read More »

Impressive foursome for Liebherr

LIEBHERR Container Cranes of Killarney has kicked off 2011 with a remarkable quartet of global deliveries scheduled for Egypt, the Philippines, the UK and the Yemen. Read More »

Sokhna reopens

Captain Ossama Al Sharif, Executive Chairman DP World Sokhna, has confirmed that after a short suspension, DP World Sokhna has resumed all its operations and is encouraging all port customers to resume their activities. Read More »

Toll Group acquires SAT Albatros

Australia’s Toll Group has acquired SAT Albatros (SAT) a Dubai-based provider of Sea-Air Services. Providing combined Sea-Air logistics from Asia to Europe with its weekly scheduled services, SAT offers an alternative to pure air or sea freight on this route. Read More »