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GPA to upgrade RTGs with emissions reduction technology

An agreement to purchase 17 Caterpillar generator sets powered by Tier 4 Interim certified Cat® C15 ACERT™ engines has been signed by the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) as part of an ongoing effort at the Port of Savannah to upgrade older rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes with cleaner technology. Read More »

eModal tool automates chassis control at terminal gates

Online logistic solutions developer eModal has added new chassis control functionality to its intermodal logistics community system, providing real-time validation to prevent release errors at points of chassis interchange in marine and rail terminals and container yards. Read More »

Javier Barajas joins Noatum

Spanish intermodal terminal operator Noatum has named Javier Barajas as director of finance to join CEO Doug Schultz, John Thomsen (COO) and Charles Baker, chief commercial officer, in leading the former Dragados SPL executive team. Read More »

Titan acquires Boxtainer

Danish-based TITAN Containers A/S has acquired the entire share capital of UK-based Boxtainer Limited, which, with immediate effect, will trade as TITAN Boxtainer. Read More »

Japanese Port of Sendai devastated

The Port of Sendai in the capital of northern Miyagi prefecture in Japan has been devastated, with reports that fires are still burning at the oil processing and cargo facilities In addition an estimated 10,000 people are reportedly missing in the Japanese Port of Minamisanriku; both ports were closest to the epicentre of Friday’s 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. Read More »

Three in a row for Liebherr

Liebherr Container Cranes (Killarney) has announced two orders, one for the supply of a ship-to-shore (STS) crane for Copenhagen Malmö Port in Sweden, as well as two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes for Russia at the JSC Commercial Port of Vladivostok. Read More »