Moeco launches smart container monitoring solution

Provider of visibility solutions that improve global supply chain operations, Moeco, has launched a smart container monitoring solution that enables logistics companies to reduce costs through improved visibility of the location and condition of every container.  The tracking solution works in conjunction with and extends the capabilities of Moeco Act Trackers, which use 4G and …

Congo Terminal commissioned equipment worth over €1 million

Congo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, has recently commissioned 10 tractors and 10 trailers worth more than 779 million CFA francs (over €1 million). This is the fourth order for rolling stock since the concession began in 2009. These latest generation YT193 and RT223 tractors, equipped with mobile terminals and connected to the Navis …

Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on port of Rotterdam 

The conflict in Ukraine has prompted the European Union and other bodies to impose a number of sanctions on Russia. The extensive import of energy (crude oil, oil products, LNG, coal) is not (yet) affected by sanctions, but the export and transhipment of containers in particular suffers from the uncertainty caused by the conflict and …

Hutchinson Ports ECT Rotterdam orders 3 new Sany ship-to-shore container cranes

Hutchinson Ports ECT Rotterdam, one of the leading and most advanced container terminal operators in Europe, has purchased 3 new Sany remote controlled automatic ship-to-shore-cranes. The company handles a majority of the containers at the port of Rotterdam and operates the ECT Delta terminal, the first automated terminal in the world.  The Sany ship-to-shore container …

DP World’s UK ports handled record volume in 2021

DP World’s two UK ports handled a record volume of cargo in 2021 after major investments in capability and capacity. During the 12 month period, DP World’s port-centric logistics hub at London Gateway saw throughput of 1,804,871 TEU, a 15 per cent increase on the previous annual record set last year. At DP World Southampton, …

Three Liebherr Auto RMGs for CSX Intermodal in North Carolina

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The cabinless RMGs have been supplied with Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling.  The widespan Liebherr RMGs have a span of 165 ft. (50.292 m), a …

Konecranes to supply automated warehouse container handling systems

Konecranes in partnership with Pesmel will supply automated warehouse container handling systems following a Memorandum of Understanding signed on 25th November 2021 to provide the globally available new technology under the Konecranes brand. The solution will handle containers fully automatically in a high-bay warehouse, where they are stacked up to 14 high. This reduces the …

Congo Terminal breaks container handling record

Congo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, exceeded the volume of one million shipping containers handled in 2021, having managed 1,003,734 TEUs over the course of the year. With the commitment to modernise the Port of Pointe-Noire, Bolloré Ports has invested more than €400 million since 2009 to upgrade the container terminal’s infrastructure and equipment. …

Vestas partners with Maersk

Vestas and Maersk have formed a long-term strategic partnership for all containerised transport. The partnership includes door-to-door transport from the company´s suppliers to their factories and service warehouses as well as containerised site parts and transport equipment. In addition, the partnership also includes all airfreight shipments. The partnership does not include non-containerised road transport and …