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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Allcargo switches to RTG operation

Rapid growth in container traffic moving through Indian ports has prompted Allcargo Logistics to convert container handling at its container freight station (CFS) in Chennai and planned new facility near Mumbai from reachstackers to rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each with two RTGs. The Kalmar E-One2 equipment from Cargotec is scheduled to start operations in April next year. Read More »

Ports of Auckland assists stricken container ship

Ports of Auckland has sent its newest and most powerful tugboat, the ‘Waka Kume’, (one of the dancing tugs recently featured in the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup 2011) to assist in the salvage of the Liberian-registered container ship ‘Rena’. Read More »

Linde boosts presence in Eastern Europe

As part of its plans to expand its Russian and central Asian sales and service networks, Linde Material Handling (LMH) GmbH is planning to acquire Liftec, its exclusive Russian dealership for the past 20 years. Read More »

New high for Botany Bay

Container trade through Port Botany, Sydney for the month of August was the highest ever for a single month reaching 185,534 teu, representing a2.4% increase compared to the same month in 2010. This was achieved as the port caught up from the impact of the July’s weather-affected port closures and vessel scheduling. Read More »

Two mobile harbour cranes for Mombasa

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is investing in two new Gottwald HMK 170 E mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) from Demag Cranes, to increase the handling capacity of containers and general cargo in the Port of Mombasa as part of the modernisation programme of its terminals. Delivery of the cranes is expected by the end of this year. Read More »

BMT awarded Hong Kong Port – Strategic Development Study

BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group, has secured a major port study - The Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 (HKP2030) - commissioned by the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The study will be a key element in guiding port development policy and planning investment for future port facilities and related infrastructure. Read More »

New generation Navis SPARCS N4 TOS

Navis has launched SPARCS N4 release 2.2 terminal operating system (TOS) that includes enhancements to existing features and new modules for managing General Cargo and Equipment Control. The new modules include Multi-Lift operations and Port Telematics Solutions, which support faster vessel turn-around while increasing terminal operators’ capability to manage cargo efficiently. Read More »