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BMT completes Pelindo II pre-feasibility study

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT) has announced the completion of its pre-feasibility study on behalf of the state-owned port operator, Indonesian Port Corporation, for the Pelindo II port on a possible greenfield site in the region of Kijing in West Kalimantan. Read More »

Year-end rush of orders for Kalmar

Jebel Ali’s empty container handlers will be delivered by April 2014

As 2013 nears its end, Kalmar has announced several orders for its equipment, from empty container handlers, to hybrid rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) and forklift trucks. Read More »

Louisiana transfer terminal given approval

The development of the largest transhipment facility in the United States, to be known as the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal (LIGTT), has been approved by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Read More »

Four majors bid for Israeli port tender

As first revealed by CM in October this year, EUROGATE has now been confirmed as one of the bidders for the tender to operate the proposed new ports that the Israeli government plans to build in Ashdod and/or Haifa. Read More »

Hong Kong’s CT10 could be unviable

The proposed ‘CT10’ container terminal planned for Hong Kong at an estimated cost of HK$100bn (US$13bn), has been deemed as “unlikely to be financially viable”, following predictions of modest cargo growth during the decade from 2020. Read More »

Khalifa and PIL join the ‘One Million’ club

Khalifa has handled 1m teu in its first year of operation

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has celebrated handling one million teu, a record number of containers through Khalifa Port coinciding with the celebration of its first year of operation. In addition, the port handled more than 100,000 teu in just one month (October). Read More »

Jobs lost as Steelbro moves production to China

Steelbro has already ceased manufacturing its trailer-based Sidelifters

Engineering group Steelbro is moving production from its Christchurch-based facility to China, progressively shutting down its New Zealand operation over the next three months after the company filed for voluntary receivership of its Steelbro New Zealand operation last week. Read More »