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The world’s first LED floodlit crane is working in Valencia

The world’s first quay crane lit entirely by LED floodlights in the Port of Valencia

In keeping with its EMAS environmental management system, Grup TCB’s container terminal subsidiary TCV Stevedoring Company in the Port of Valencia has just implemented the world’s first Super post-Panamax quay crane to be lit entirely with LED technology that was developed and provided by Ingineria de Aplicaciones Energeticas S.l., (EDAE). Read More »

Antwerp strengthens its position

The Port of Antwerp is pleased that the recently announced P3 Alliance has chosen it as a European platform. On the route from the Far East, Antwerp gets an extra call and goes from three to four of the total of eight calls that remain. Moreover, for one service Antwerp is also the first port of call which is an extra boost. On the transatlantic route, the number of calls to Antwerp is retained. The ships deployed to Antwerp are mostly of the +13,000 teu type. Read More »

Three prequalify for KCT

Three prequalified bidders identified for KCT

Terminal Link and PSA International, the terminal subsidiaries of French shipping line CMA CGM and the Port of Singapore Authority respectively, along with DP World, are all prequalified bidders for the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT), according to the Development Bank of Jamaica. Read More »

Kalmar straddles boost Tacoma

Five Kalmar Classic straddle carriers have been ordered by the Port of Tacoma, USA, adding to the port's current fleet of 27 straddle carriers, all of which have been supplied by the manufacturer. Delivery is scheduled for Q1-2014. Read More »

EU supports Baltic ‘Twin-Port’ project

Port of Helsinki West Harbour

European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, has signed a funding support agreement of €11.3m (US$15.4m) for the joint project called Twin-Ports to improve and increase the capacity of ferry traffic between the Finnish Port of Helsinki and the Port of Tallinn in Estonia. Read More »