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  • Konecranes gets clever with emissions

    Konecranes Lift Trucks has come up with another clever way to save fuel and lower emissions which it says is “probably another first for heavy-duty lift trucks." 19 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Infrastructure deals set to boom

    This year is expected to be a record year for transport infrastructure deals which have risen sharply since the beginning of the year, according to an analysis by global advisory company KPMG. 15 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Mobile computers speed up efficiency

    A British ports operator has deployed Honeywell’s Thor VM1 vehicle mounted mobile computers and MX9 handheld devices to improve workflow and productivity at the terminal. 14 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Stacking up

    Technology is out there to prevent container collisions in manual yards. So why isn’t it being used asks Carly Fields 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Lübeck terminal turns to Terex

    Lübeck-based Hans Lehmann KG has placed an order for a Terex Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour crane and three Terex CS 45 KS reachstackers for its operations at a new terminal on the north bank of the River Trave. The machines will be commissioned by the middle of December in time for the opening of the new Cargo Terminal Lübeck. “The G HMK 5506 is a crane that provides us with all the technical and ergonomic functions and equipment features that we require for cost-effective and environmentally friendly cargo handling in our terminals,” said chief executive Holger Lehmann. 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • IDENTEC tyre check for Lyttelton

    IDENTEC SOLUTIONS and partner Pressure Pro have installed wireless sensor technology at New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port of Christchurch to monitor the port’s straddle carrier tyres. 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Yeysk gets set for cement solution

    The Black Sea port of Yeysk is to benefit from a Siwertell 5 000 S mobile unloader for cement-handling operations from February 2014. 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Port security software supports operators

    A European Commission-supported port security system has been launched to give ports the ability to self assess corporate security. 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Transnet signs record Cavotec deal

    Transnet National Port Authority has placed an order with Cavotec for the manufacturer’s largest single order to-date for its MoorMaster automated mooring units. 13 Nov 2013 - Port Strategy

  • P3 alliance 'losers' hit back

    There has been further speculation over the ports and terminals that will lose out if the P3 shipping alliance goes ahead. 30 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • P3 alliance winners and losers

    The Port of Antwerp has welcomed the news that the P3 network will be using the port as its European platform for trade, but where will the P3 shipping alliance of Maersk Line, MSC and CMA CGM, leave other European ports? 24 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Samskip expands intermodal network

    Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal is expanding its intermodal network by adding rail shuttle services between Duisberg in Germany and Copenhagen in Denmark. 23 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • South American financing options abound

    A global law firm has negotiated an energy infrastructure deal in South America which will see construction of a major new port facility to handle crude oil assets from Colombia’s Rubiales, Piriri and Quifa oil fields. 22 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar pioneers LNG reachstacker technology

    Kalmar is to engineer and produce a diesel-LNG powered reachstacker prototype as part of the GREENCRANES project. 22 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Hard standing 'Mexican standoff' concerns

    The “Mexican standoff” between the contractor, equipment supplier and client on yard surfacing must be addressed to stop the perennial problem of premature cracked hard standing, a freight transport consultant has warned. 18 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Navigating the Arctic

    In a bid to improve shipping safety across emerging Arctic shipping routes, the UK and Russia are to collaborate to develop compatibility in advanced navigation technologies at ports. 14 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Weighing up the possibilities

    With container weighing becoming a global issue within the ports sector, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (PEMA) recently published information paper on container weighing technologies is a timely resource. 10 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar unveils hybrid 'first'

    Kalmar has launched new hybrid straddle and shuttle carriers for container handling, which use up to 40% less fuel than existing machinery. 09 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI streamlines Manila manpower

    International Container Terminal Services’ (ICTSI) flagship operation, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), has implemented a new workforce management system to improve manpower deployment. 03 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Jebel Ali makes the switch

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has successfully electrified eight diesel-powered Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. 01 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Bright lights for ports

    Energy consumption at ports and terminals can be reduced by up to 80% if light emitting plasma (LEP) is used for high mast applications – says the winner of PortTech LA’s Best Business Model Award. 30 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Liebherr wins European orders

    Liebherr Container Cranes has won two notable orders in Europe with seven straddle carriers heading to Rotterdam’s ECT Delta Terminal and two ship-to-shore and two rail mounted gantry cranes earmarked for APM Terminals Gothenburg. 24 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy