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Gothenburg Cuts Quay Crane Waiting Times

Jul 08, 2019

APM Terminals Gothenburg has managed to cut quay crane waiting times by as much as 90% by implementing new standard operational procedures for container lashing. This translates to a reduction from 38 minutes to just four.Using ‘Lean’ methodology…

Oakland Port: Big Drop in Greenhouse Gases

Jul 02, 2019

Oakland International Container Terminal (SSA), a major Port of Oakland tenant, said its $6 million conversion to hybrid yard cranes would cut greenhouse gas emissions 96 percent.  “This is way better than we thought it would be,” said Ken Larson…

Oakland Port Tenant: Hybrids ‘Better Than We Thought’

Jul 02, 2019

A major Port of Oakland tenant projects big air quality gains from a three-month-old emissions reduction program.  SSA’s Oakland International Container Terminal said its $6 million conversion to hybrid yard cranes would cut greenhouse gas emissions 96 percent…

SC Ports Gets New RTG Cranes

Jun 27, 2019

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), Southeast's deepwater port, said that five rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes arrived at Wando Welch Terminal to further modernize operations.The Port has received 14 of the 24 new cranes ordered for the Wando terminal…

LiUP Crane Driver Elevator for Mobile Harbor Cranes

Jun 18, 2019

Liebherr Maritime presents its new LiUP crane driver elevator for mobile harbour cranes at this year’s terminal operator trade fair, TOC Europe. The in-house developed lift has an innovative drive technology and is powered by an electric motor with lithium-ion battery and energy recovery function…

US Importer Saves with BISON C-Lifts

May 30, 2019

BISON, a global specialist in container lift systems, has announced another successful installation of its best-selling C-Lift A Series in Pittsburg, California.Located in Pittsburg, California, Masterank imports wax in 20 foot ISO tank containers for distribution across the United States…

Dublin Get Kalmar AutoRTG Cranes

May 14, 2019

The cargo handling solutions and services provider, Kalmar has concluded an agreement with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) to extend the Kalmar AutoRTG system at the terminal with two new AutoRTG cranes.The order was booked in Cargotec's 2019 Q2 order intake…

Corvus Energy Bags Hybrid Cranes Order

Mar 28, 2019

Corvus Energy, the manufacturer of energy storage solutions for marine industry, has won an order from CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) covering the supply of energy storage systems for battery-hybrid RTG (rubber-tired gantry) cranes…

Oakland Goes Hybrid for Cleaner Port Ops

Mar 26, 2019

In the latest development, the Port of Oakland announced that its largest marine terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power.  The result is expected to be an annual 45-ton reduction in diesel-related air pollutants…

Konecranes Bags Straddle Carriers Order

Mar 26, 2019

The provider of smart port solutions Konecranes’ long relationship with the EUROGATE Group continues with the signing, early this year, of an order for 17 Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers for EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg.According to a press release…

Konecranes Delivers Reach Stackers to Ethiopia

Mar 25, 2019

Through distributor QOPH Engineering Enterprise, Konecranes has delivered 13 reach stackers to Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE).  This order has put 10 reach stackers at Modjo Port & Terminal, Ethiopia’s main dry port which handles most of the country’s trade…

Gigantic Crane Sails into North Sea Port

Mar 07, 2019

Luxembourgish multinational ArcelorMittal invested 13.3 million euros in two new customised port cranes and the biggest of the two cranes, which has a maximum height of no less than 85 metres, sailed to North Sea Port.By bringing in the two cranes…

Konecranes: Four Harbor Cranes to YILPORT

Mar 05, 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, Turkey-based YILPORT HOLDING, the 12th biggest global container terminal and port operator, ordered four high-performance Model 8 mobile harbor cranes for two terminals in Latin America. Two of the large Konecranes Gottwald cranes will begin operation in Puerto Quetzal…

NWSA Container Cranes to Arrive in Tacoma

Mar 05, 2019

A ship carrying four super-post-Panamax container cranes is scheduled to travel through Puget Sound March 5 to Tacoma.Among the largest on the West Coast, these cranes are identical to the four that arrived in the Pacific Northwest last year…

Kalmar Backs DP World Ecuador Terminal Project

Feb 27, 2019

Kalmar, a provider of lifting solutions and part of Cargotec, has announced a further extension of its collaboration with world-leading global terminal operator DP World.A new fleet of Kalmar mobile equipment - 33 terminal tractors, three empty container handlers…

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