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Liebherr STS Container Crane for the Port of Alicante

Mar 02, 2021

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered a ship to shore (STS) container crane to Terminales Maritimas Del Sureste S.A (TMS) in the Port of Alicante, Spain.The crane has an outreach of 46.9 m, a span of 15.24 m, and a lift height of 36 m with a SWL of 50 tonnes under single lift spreader…

Container Delays Could be Resolved in Q2/Q3, Hapag-Lloyd CEO Says

Feb 19, 2021

Container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said surging demand for bulky goods like exercise equipment from locked-down consumers may flatten out in the second or early third quarter, helping to ease disrupted shipping logistics.'Things will normalize…

Tech Files: Breathing New Life into Old Port Cranes

Jan 11, 2021

Retrofits of new features into existing ports cranes can produce operational efficiency and safety gains not included on cranes delivered 15-20 years ago, including Ship-to-Shore (STS) Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) and Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) types…

Taiwan Tells Shipping Firms Not to Lift Prices amid Container Shortage

Dec 18, 2020

Taiwan's government has urged shipping companies not to unfairly push up their prices amid a global squeeze on shipping containers and a shortage of space on cargo ships, the transport ministry said on Friday.Trade-dependent Taiwan, a tech powerhouse…

CMA-CGM Suspends Cargo Bound for South China Ports in Early 2021

Dec 11, 2020

CMA-CGM, the world's fourth-largest container shipping line, has told customers it will not take bookings for cargo due to arrive at ports in southern China over several weeks in early 2021 due to a suspension of service by feeder operators…

China's Exports Pinched by Global Shortage of Shipping Containers

Dec 10, 2020

China's world-beating economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is being blunted by a global shortage of shipping containers, sending cargo costs to record highs and hampering manufacturers in filling fast-recovering global goods orders…

Containershipping: Transshipment Ports see an Increase in October Cargo Rollovers

Nov 25, 2020

Strong demand for container shipping space on major trade lanes from Asia to Europe and North America saw cargo rollovers increase month-on-month in October as carriers struggled to keep ocean supply chains operating smoothly.Overall container…

FMC Raises the Monitoring Report Requirements for Global Carrier Alliances

Nov 25, 2020

Pursuant to direction from FMC Chairman Michael Khouri, the Federal Maritime Commission has issued letters to the three global carrier alliances (2M, THE, and OCEAN) requiring that certain carrier-specific trade data currently filed with the Commission quarterly…

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

Jun 23, 2020

The 18,465 containers moved from the ultra-large container vessel (ULVC) MSC Isabella at APM Terminals’ Pier 400 in the Port of Los Angeles last week set a new world record for most boxes moved during a single port call.The Port of Los Angeles…

APL England Detained After Dropping Containers off Australia

May 28, 2020

A Singapore-flagged containership that lost at least 40 containers overboard off the coast of Sydney has been detained by authorities in the Port of Brisbane after Australian inspectors found inadequate lashing arrangements for cargo and heavily corroded securing points for containers on deck…

NC Ports Tops Reefeer Cargo Record

May 13, 2020

The North Carolina State Ports Authority set a new record for refrigerated container volume. North Carolina Ports moved 1,459 refrigerated containers – 2,918 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) – through the Port of Wilmington during the month of April…

​New Shandong-Europe Express Links China and Hamburg

Apr 30, 2020

China is the Port of Hamburg’s most important trade partner. Hamburg serves as the gateway to Europe for Chinese goods. Along with handling ocean shipping, the port city is also an important railway hub for transports to and from China. The…

Taylor Unveils New Barge Material Handling Equipment

Apr 29, 2020

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. launched the XHRS-1000, a new model in its material handling equipment portfolio purpose-built to handle containers in the unique lift situations that barge applications present.Hal Nowell, Director of Sales of Taylor Machine Works…

Crowley, CPE to Provide 16,000 Pounds of Food in NY

Apr 28, 2020

Crowley Logistics joined Caribbean Produce Exchange, Inc. (CPE), a Puerto Rico distributor of fresh produce and consumer products, and Puerto Rico farmers to ship a container filled with fresh fruits, plantains and other “Son de Aquí” local…

Crowley Adds 222 Reefer Containers

Apr 20, 2020

Crowley Logistics has added 222 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet to ensure equipment availability at origin for perishables moving through the cold chain. These units are in addition to 300 new reefers received in January of this year…

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Prysmian Cements Partnership with Port of Middlesbrough with New Long-Term Deal

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