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Archives for May 2012
  • Liverpool opts for Liebherr

    Peel Ports in Liverpool has taken delivery of two Liebherr SC350T straddle carriers, with a reserve to pu ...

    Peel Ports in Liverpool has taken delivery of two Liebherr SC350T straddle carriers, with a reserve to purchase an additional machine later this year. These latest machines complement the existing sev ...

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  • Navis releases SPARCS N4 2.3

    Navis has announced the general availability of the next release of its terminal operating system (TOS), ...

    Navis has announced the general availability of the next release of its terminal operating system (TOS), SPARCS N4 2.3, which, according to the company, includes new features and enhancements to provi ...

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  • Thames helps Olympic flow

    UPS logistics and supply chain provider is to use two barges along the River Thames as an integral part o ...

    UPS logistics and supply chain provider is to use two barges along the River Thames as an integral part of its logistics operations for the London 2012 Games. The barges will follow a route up the riv ...

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  • Lomar increases fleet

    Lomar is increasing its fleet with a further order for up to six new container ships. The 1,100 nominal t ...

    Lomar is increasing its fleet with a further order for up to six new container ships. The 1,100 nominal teu capacity vessels are geared and will have a load capability of 705 teu at 14 tonne/teu. ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS – Redundancies planned for Linde UK factory

    Despite earlier denials last week when asked by CM during an exclusive interview about the state of affai ...

    Despite earlier denials last week when asked by CM during an exclusive interview about the state of affairs at its UK factory in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, Linde Heavy Truck Division has announced t ...

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  • Federal tax hurting Northwest US ports

    The imposition of the Harbour Maintenance Tax on international imports that land at US ports is unintenti ...

    The imposition of the Harbour Maintenance Tax on international imports that land at US ports is unintentionally encouraging importers to divert cargo from US Northwest to Canadian ports, according to ...

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  • RTGs delivered to Brazilian container terminal

    Konecranes has successfully delivered six RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes to container terminal operator ...

    Konecranes has successfully delivered six RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes to container terminal operator TCP Paranagua in Brazil. This was Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to TCP, who now has sixteen R ...

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  • Linde has designs on the future

    Returning from a 37% drop in units sold in 2009, Linde Material Handling, which includes the UK-based Hea ...

    Returning from a 37% drop in units sold in 2009, Linde Material Handling, which includes the UK-based Heavy Truck Division, bounced back over the last two years with strong growth of 45% in 2010 and a ...

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  • Panama Canal Fee Increase 'Unacceptable'

    Plans to increase toll charges for the Panama Canal are ‘rushed, excessive and likely to cause further pr ...

    Plans to increase toll charges for the Panama Canal are ‘rushed, excessive and likely to cause further problems for shipping companies’ given the fragile state of economic recovery, says the Internati ...

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  • Ukraine’s Ukrtranscontainer terminal renamed

    National Container Company (NCC) subsidiary Ukrtranscontainer terminal (UTC) has officially changed its n ...

    National Container Company (NCC) subsidiary Ukrtranscontainer terminal (UTC) has officially changed its name to Container Terminal Ilyichevsk (CTI). According to the company, the reason for the change ...

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