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Port of Houston orders nine RTGs from Konecranes

Finnish manufacturer Konecranes has received an order for nine rubber tired gantry (RTG) cranes from the Port of Houston Authority. Houston’s Bayport container terminal will receive the cranes in mid-2016, bringing the total of Konecranes RTGs at the port to 69. The nine RTGs on order will have 16 wheels each, a lifting capacity of 40 LT, a stacking height ... Read More »

Port of Houston opens longer to handle extra traffic

The Port of Houston Authority has extended opening hours at its container terminals to allow truckers to deal with a 23.4% year-on-year rise in import traffic in November. The port authority and US Customs and Border Protection have agreed to a six month evaluation period, which sees a one-hour extension at the Barbours Cut and Bayport terminals where in-gates and ... Read More »