Asia – Page 12

  • Clean AC power is essential for the reliable and efficient operation of electrical equipment

    Movable shore power supply at Shanghai Port


    The Port of Shanghai started to use a movable 2000 kVA shore power supply system with Vacon AC drives to supply electricity from the national grid to the ships in dock.

  • The Kalmar Zero Emission(TM) E-One2 RTG is Cargotec's most environmentally friendly model.

    Cargotec delivers its first Zero Emission(TM) RTGs to Asia


    Cargotec has completed the delivery of six Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry cranes featuring Zero Emission(TM) technology to Vietnam''s terminal operator Saigon Newport.

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    Size Matters


    The 10 new 18,000 teu ships ordered by Maersk from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding are scheduled for delivery from 2013.

  • It is not just marine wildlife that is being threatened by the vast number of Indian port projects. Photo:Greenpeace / Sumer Verma

    India’s plans run into environmental issues


    There are a number of port proposals being turned over in Orissa at the moment, mostly related to mining shipments, an ongoing issue for India – but some are running into delays linked with environmental concerns.

  • Saigon has placed orders with Bromma and Cargotec’s Kalmar brand for handling equipment

    Saigon orders zero-emission cranes


    Kalmar is to deliver six E-One2 zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes to Vietnam''s Saigon Newport (SNP).

  • Maersk Line is taking the initiative by switching to low sulphur fuel while calling at Hong Kong

    Hong Kong fuel switch for Maersk


    A particulate and sulphur oxide reduction of “at least 80%” will result from Maersk Line’s recent move to switch its container ships to low-sulphur fuel while at berth in Hong Kong, claims the company.

  • Qindao has signed four partnerships with other ports

    Qingdao, China – Leading the way in the “green” economy


    The City of Qingdao is making a big investment in its port and oceanic resources not only to combat the adverse effects of the economic downturn but also to develop a more “green” and sustainable economy

  • The new RTGs on arrival

    ICTSI gets new cranes for Manila Terminal


    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) recently took delivery of eight new rubber tyred gantries (RTGs) for its flagship, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). Four of these new RTGs have been successfully commissioned and are now in use at the terminal.

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    New-generation, eco-friendly vessels


    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has formed the concept for its next-generation vessels by building on and refining existing technologies it has developed and adopted. The first new concept is a next-generation, environmentally friendly car carrier; “ISHIN-I,” which stands for “Innovations in Sustainability backed by Historically proven, Integrated technologies.”

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    Six electric RTG’s to Vietnam


    Saigon Newport Company (SNP), Vietnam has awarded Cargotec a contract for a further six all-electric Kalmar E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, destined for the 1st phase of its Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Container deepwater port near Ho Chi Minh City.

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    China' new green feeder service


    Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) recently announced the launch of its first direct feeder service for Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited. The new service will run directly from YICT to the factory of Nine Dragons Paper in Xibeisha, Dongguan.

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    6 Kalmar electric RTGs for Vietnam


    Saigon Newport Company (SNP), Vietnam has awarded Cargotec a contract for a further six all-electric Kalmar E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, destined for the 1st phase of its Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Container deepwater port near Ho Chi Minh City.

  • The “Drive-In” solution by Conductix-Wampfler

    “Drive-In” makes green ports a possibility


    Conductix-Wampfler AG has developed a new alternative for the electrification of rubber tired gantry cranes (RTGs). This so-called “Drive-In” solution is a system extension for the conductor bar systems already on the market.

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    TOC Asia 2009 – Shenzhen


    Following its successful 2008 event in Shanghai, where over 800 key executives attended, TOC Asia is returning to China for 2009. Over 70 companies will be presenting their latest developments during the three-day exhibition.

  • 80% of Shekou’s RTGs systems have been converted

    Shekou’s Green Terminal


    Environmental protection is an important part of the Shekou Container Terminal’s master plan and it has been tentatively upgrading its traditional RTGs since 2006.

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    Yangtze Transport Report


    “Yangtze Transport 2008: Accessing China’s Interior” is an in-depth guide to transport infrastructure in the Yangtze region and the logistical challenges facing foreign investors in China’s interior.

  • A screen shot of the SmartSafe  system.

    ‘Magic pipe’ blocker breaks through


    Breakthrough installations have been completed of a fail-safe ship technology that automatically prevents the negligent or willful discharge of oil overboard. A liquefied natural gas carrier and a car carrier, under completion at leading South Korean yards, will be the first ships at sea to ...

  • Hanjin Line has launched an “Eco  Management” programme

    Hanjin’s “Eco Management” programme


    Hanjin Shipping has established its “Eco Management” programme to reduce fuel oil and CO2 emissions, to assist in the prevention of global warming. In October 2007, Hanjin set up a fuel management Task Force team.

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    Korea focuses on ports and the environment


    Considerable interest is being shown in environmental problems in Korea, which is now becoming a growing issue in Korea. ‘Green’ issues relating to harbour development, management and operation is becoming increasingly important.

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    AMP for Synergy


    Cavotec MSL has received an order for four Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) systems from Cypriot ship owner Synergy Marine Ltd.