Tuesday , 21 January 2020
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100% recycled plastic export pallet

The plastic CPP 875 PO has benefits over wooden pallets

Exporting goods internationally has become lighter, far simpler and more cost effective with the new ‘one-way’ medium duty CPP 875 PO plastic pallet from Goplasticpallets.com. Read More »

Proposed lease accounting shake-up will add debt

Research by global advisory firm KPMG suggests that new lease accounting proposals, which would bring most leases on-balance sheet for lessees, could add about US$80bn on to the balance sheets of the world’s 50 biggest shipping companies. Read More »

Canaveral looks to create inland port

The US Port of Canaveral is looking to develop an inland port for the transfer of containers and other cargo by barge to connect with the Florida East Coast Railway, using the reactivated rail spur in Port St. John, south of Titusville. North Brevard County. Read More »

ECT takes up its option for VDL AGVs

ECT already has 22 vehicles in production

ECT Delta Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has taken up its option for a further 63 Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) from VDL Containersystemen. The new contract was signed during last week’s TOC Europe show. Read More »

New capacity officially opened at Jebel Ali

CT2 adds 1m teu capacity

The new DP World ‘Container Terminal 2’ (CT2) extension at Jebel Ali Port has been officially opened, adding 1m teu capacity and taking the overall capability of the port to 15m teu. The 366 m long 14,000 teu ‘MSC La Spezia’ was alongside at the time to mark the start of operations. Read More »

PSA back in the running for JNPT4

PSA International is once again to throw its hat into the ring for the concession of the Rs 9,000 crore (US$1.6bn) JNPT4 Container Terminal project at Nhava Sheva, India. Read More »

Zim’s future in the balance

Alphaliner has reported that the future of the Israel-based shipping line Zim is in question, with the possibility that the line could end up in the hands of its creditors. Read More »

Terex launches its Model 5 crane

Model 5 is designed to cater for all terminal structures

Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has completed its range of medium-sized cranes with the introduction of the Terex® Gottwald Model 5 harbour crane. The diesel-electric crane provides a maximum lifting capacity of 125 tonnes in conjunction with a radius curve of up to 51 m; its hoisting speeds is up to 120 m/min. Read More »