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Chamber looks towards ship recycle improvements

The UK Chamber of Shipping has said that it looks forward to significant improvements of social and environmental standards in global ship recycling facilities after the European Parliament voted against proposals for a levy on recycling that would have severely impaired progress. Read More »

New logistics area for Dunkerque

The Port of Dunkerque is to provide logistics and industrial businesses with a new area in the Western Port, to be known as ‘DLI Sud’ (Dunkerque Logistique International Sud). The innovative multimodal and logistics project will be developed by the Eiffage Construction Group. Read More »

Kiel’s intermodal RTG arrives

The new RTG arrives at the Port of Kiel

A new rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG) for the intermodal terminal at the Ostuferhafen has arrived in the Port of Kiel to replace the current handling by reachstacker. Read More »

London Gateway orders TTS cassette system

The trans-lifter has virtually no idle time

TTS Port Equipment AB is to supply ten LTH70 trans-lifters along with 115 cassettes for the new DP World London Gateway terminal, currently under construction in the UK. Delivery of the equipment is scheduled for this summer. Read More »

Terex to build world’s largest MHC

What will become the largest mobile harbour crane (MHC) of its type ever built in the world has been ordered by the Mexican terminal operator Operadora de la Cuenca del Pacifico (OCUPA) from Terex Port Solutions (TPS). Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: After Triple Es – no more new ships for Maersk

No new ship orders in the foreseeable future for Maersk

Two months ahead of the arrival of the first 18,000 teu ‘Triple E’ ultra-large container ship, Søren Skou, chief executive officer of Maersk Line, has confirmed that the shipping line will not be placing further ship orders for the foreseeable future. Equally, he does not see the need for ships larger than 18,000 teu. Read More »

EuroFruitPorts’ new cold store operational

EuroFruitPorts, the joint-venture between Euroports and Compagnie Fruitière that recently opened its multi-purpose refrigerated fruit terminal, located at Quay 1207 in the Port of Antwerp, has started full operations at its new 13.600 sq m on-site cold store warehouse facilities. Construction of the site began in September 2012, with the first vessel arriving in January. Read More »

Portek acquires RUT

RUT will expand Portek’s international portfolio

Singapore-based Portek International has expanded its international portfolio of container and multi-purpose terminals, with an 80% acquisition of Rigas Universalais Terminals SIA (“RUT”) located in Riga Free Port, Latvia. Read More »