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Terminal optimisation platforms enable terminal operators to streamline key self assessment and reporting procedures

Terminal optimisation platforms enable terminal operators to streamline key self assessment and reporting procedures

Channel optimisation software to improve scheduling
Force Technology has announced that it has joined forces with DHI to develop a new method to evaluate and quantify the approach and departure operability issues for ports.
Hyster adapts forklift to meet challenge
The Hyster Special Projects Engineering Department has adapted its 40 tonne lift capacity forklift to meet the challenges of a tough stevedoring application.
HHLA places order for Kalmar carriers
Cargo-handling giant, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured an order for nine diesel-electric straddle carriers from European port and transport logistics group Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA).
Deutsche Bank sells Maher Terminals
Deutsche Bank has sold Maher Terminals USA, LLC, the 454-acre multi-user container terminal in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Konecranes in cooperation with Aalto University
Konecranes and Aalto University have agreed to cooperate within the area of Industrial Internet.
TPS receive new order for RTG cranes
Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order for six diesel-electric Terek rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling (ACCHCO) in Egypt.
Bromma enjoys good year as sales increase
Sales for Swedish crane spreader specialist, Bromma, grew by 12% in 2015 helping the company to maintain its high market share with particular success in the North American market.
Shipping industry signs up to pilot XVELA platform
US-based XVELA, creators of a cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, has announced that a wave of new terminal operators and shipping lines have signed on for pilot programs to put the XVELA platform to the test.
Kalmar reduces fuel consumption and takes new RTG order
Kalmar hybrid shuttle carriers in operation at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) are reducing fuel consumption by as much as 40% over traditional diesel driveline shuttle carriers, according to new data.
TOS system solution
Nectar Group has recently signed a ten-year agreement with Government of Sierra Leone to manage and run the bulk terminal located at Queen Elizabeth II Quay, Freetown.
End of the road for megaships?
Megaships are no longer delivering economies of scale benefits to ports, terminal operators and shipping lines, according to a study carried out by shipping consultancy, Drewry.
GCT Canada to optimize rail operations
GCT Canada has selected INFORM’s Rail Scheduler software to optimise its rail operations, including container handover between yard and rail, as well as all remotely-operated rail-mounted gantry moves.
Tanzania terminal orders Terex ship-to-shore cranes
Terex Port Solutions, TPS, has received an order to supply two ship-to-shore cranes to Tanzania International Container Terminal Services, or TICTS.
Kalmar to deliver 19 shuttles to new APM terminal
Kalmar has been awarded a contract by APM Terminals to deliver 19 hybrid shuttle carriers to the operator’s newest container terminal, under construction in Vado, Italy.
New CEO appointed at Gulftainer
Gulftainer has announced the appointment of Flemming Dalgaard as the new chief executive officer of the group.
Hamburg latest Navis solutions partner
Technology provider, Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, has announced that Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH (HPC) has signed on as Navis’s newest implementation service partner, to assist with the worldwide rollout and optimisation of its N4 terminal operating system.
Hapag-Lloyd signs up for XVELA pilot
German transportation specialist, Hapag-Lloyd, will become the first shipping company to use an innovative, cloud-based stowage-planning software developed by US supplier XVELA.
MGI launches 'revolutionary' software
The ARROW team at MGI has developed its near Cargo Community System (CCS), the Ci5.
PEMA raises dangers of container crane fatigue
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has published a new information paper on the structural examinations of container handling cranes in ports and terminals.
Konecranes wins repeat Valencia order
Konecranes has received a repeat order for four more rubber-tyred gantry cranes from TCV Stevedoring Company SA in Valencia, Spain.