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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 »

Grup TCB orders Orbita gate OCR

Grup TCB to automate 10 truck lanes

Container terminal operator Grup TCB has selected Orbita Ingenieria to automate 10 new entry and exit truck lanes being built as part of a major expansion programme at its flagship facility Terminal de Contenidors de Barcelona (TCB). Orbita supply its GateSuite optical character recognition (OCR) solution. Read More »

New Dunkeque Portugal service

Short-sea operator MacAndrews is to start a new twice-weekly service between Dunkerque and Portugal from next Saturday (27 April), calling at Lisbon and Leixões, from where the Spanish region of Galicia will also be served. Read More »