Americas – Page 20

  • News

    Manitex finalises CVS deal


    US based Manitex has finally received approval to acquire the key assets of Italian port handling equipment manufacturer CVS.

  • News

    Terex Bids $USD1.3bil for Demag


    Terex, the U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer, has made an $US1.31 billion takeover offer Demag Cranes.

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    Santos Brasil orders 12 all-electric RTGs


    Brasil S/A has ordered 12 Kalmar E-One2 RTG cranes. With a total of 41 machines, the agreement confirms them as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide. The units are for the newly inaugurated Tecon Santos Terminal 4 expansion.

  • International Container Terminal Services, Inc

    ICTSI Q1 up 25%


    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has reported unaudited Q1 2011 revenue from port operations of $US154.9 million, an increase of 28% over last year, with EBITDA 26% higher at $US71.2mill.

  • News

    Emission Decrease in LA


    Monitoring stations around the Port of Los Angeles show concentrations of carbon in the Port area air fell in 2010 for the fourth straight year.

  • News

    20% ‘green’ energy in electric power contract


    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority are considering awarding a contract for $19.8 million to Just Energy Texas L.P. for the purchase of deregulated electric power to be used Port of Houston Authority-wide from 2009 to 2012.

  • News

    Bio fuels and electricity from algae


    Technoplex Inc., a port technology consultancy group, and Proteus Environmental Technologies, a leader in the innovation of green technology, have announced a national strategic partnership to bring their combined “green technology” practices into the port, maritime and goods movement community.

  • News

    US EPA opts to cap PCBs


    Cleaning up the bottom of New Bedford Harbor is a priority for the US EPA.

  • News

    New York Waterfront Plan


    New York’s new waterfront plan will commit to spend more that $US3bill over the next three years.

  • News

    APM new build in Costa Rica


    APM expects to start construction for a new container terminal in the Limón province of Costa Rica in early 2013.

  • News

    Challenge to Panama Canal


    Juan Manuel Santos, President of Columbia, says he is in talks with the Chinese for the construction of 400km of railway line to link the country’s Pacific and Adriatic coasts.

  • News

    Long Beach Clean Air


    The Port of Long Beach reports that the Clean Air Action Plan shows a 50%-plus reduction in air pollution since its approval by Long Beach and Los Angeles Harbor Commissions in 2006.

  • LA was ahead of the curve in specifying green tractors

    Green pressure piled on port consultants


    The pressure to ‘green’ port equipment is being keenly felt by consultants, according to a survey by Trelleborg Marine Systems.

  • Port of Los Angeles provides AMP Mobile shore-side power to three different cruise lines

    Alternative Maritime Power for cruise lines in Los Angeles


    The Port of Los Angeles last month became the first port worldwide to provide Alternative Maritime Power to cruise lines.

  • News

    LNG fuel best for USA, says DNV


    A new report from DNV, ‘Greener shipping in North America’, proposes that LNG is the most efficient and economical way to meet forthcoming air emissions requirements in the US and Canada.

  • The D’Artagnan will complete the dredging of the waterway’s Pacific entrance

    Powerful Dredger for Expansion Project at the Panama Canal


    On January 11, the most powerful self-propelled heavy duty cutter suction dredger in the world, the D''Artagnan, arrived at the Panama Canal.

  • News

    San Francisco considers biofuel facility


    Port of San Francisco commissioners are in discussions with Darling International to convert a rendering facility that it owns into a biofuel production facility.

  • News

    “Aggressive goals” for emissions plan


    Reaffirming their commitment to slash air pollution from the nation’s two busiest seaports, Los Angeles and Long Beach have approved a new version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP).

  • News

    Latin Americans need port policies


    The head of the UN''s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Ricardo Sanchez, has said that Latin American governments need to redefine their port policies as a means of integrating coastal ports with the region''s industrial and production sectors.

  • Isabelle Ryckbost, the new Director of EFIP

    European Sea and Inland Ports establish joint office


    The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) have set up a joint office in Brussels. Under this agreement the secretarial services of both organisations will be coordinated by ESPO.