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APS solutions for TraPac automated terminal

APS Technology Group has been selected by TraPac Inc. to provide complete optical character recognition (OCR) technology for every entry and exit point for its newly redesigned automated terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. The system will help TraPac meet its goal of becoming the first fully automated marine terminal in the United States. Read More »

HTS to provide Panama OCR systems

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and computer vision systems provider HTS, is to implement OCR systems on 53 cranes spread over four terminals for the Port Authority of Panama (AMP). The company will be working with the Panamanian IT consulting company Advanced Consulting, who will prime the project. Read More »

Dunkerque focusses on the future

Trade at the Port of Dunkerque in 2012 was ‘Better than expected”, according to CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel, with provisional figures showing tonnage throughput remaining static at 47.2m tonnes, representing a decline of only 0.6% compared to the 2011 figures. Read More »

All change at Terex – again!

Two years after being named President, Terex Cranes, Kevin Bradley is to move to the role of senior vice-president and chief financial officer (CFO) with immediate effective after filing the the 2012 Annual Report. He is to be replaced by Tim Ford, currently President, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP). Read More »

YICT achieves 100m teu in less than 20 years

On January 8, 2013, Shenzhen’s leading terminal operator, Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT), handled its 100 millionth teu, a record it has achieved in only 18.5 years. This milestone follows YICT’s 2007 performance when it became the world’s first container terminal to reach an annual throughput exceeding 10m teu. In less than two decades, Yantian Port has evolved from a small fishing village into one of the world’s busiest container terminals. Read More »

Korean naming for Evergreen’s latest ship

The eighth L-type containership for Evergreen Line, the “Ever Leader”, was christened yesterday (January 3) by Bronson Hsieh, the Group’s second vice Chairman, at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea. It is scheduled to be delivered on January 15. Read More »

New US$1bn bridge for Long Beach

Next Tuesday (8th) will see the start of the largest bridge project in Southern California, with a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of a new US$1bn span at the Port of Long Beach. The design-build project is expected to create about 3,000 jobs a year, on average, for three years. Read More »