Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …

New GAC office in Hamriyah Free Zone, UAE

GAC Sharjah, UAE, has opened a new office in the Hamriyah Free Zone as part of its ongoing expansion strategy. The new branch provides a range of integrated shipping, logistics as well as warehousing services and complements established operations at Sharjah’s airport and port, which also cover Ajman and Khorfakkan Rajesh Moorjani, General Manager of …

Ports of Normandy installs new guiding system worth €12M

Ports of Normandy launched the first stage of works on Ouistreham’s outer harbour, installing a guiding structure that would meet the new standards for global maritime traffic and enable wider ships (24 to 27.4 m wide) to travel through the locks at Ouistreham. The works cost €12M (€10M financed by Ports of Normandy and €2M …

Rhenus Logistics in Rotterdam orders Konecranes

Rhenus Logistics B.V. opted for an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbor crane for their operations at the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “For this new order, we wanted a comparable crane as the previous one bought in 2017, but with even better energy efficiency, to correspond with …

Four Liebherr ship to shore container cranes for Montreal

Liebherr Container Cranes and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership have signed a contract for the supply of four ship to shore (STS) container cranes to the Cast Container Terminal in Montreal, Canada. The cranes will handle the largest container vessels currently visiting the port. The new STS cranes will have a safe working load of 65 …

Al Faris transports 19 vessels for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Over a period of 3 months, Al Faris has transported 19 various vessels covering a distance of 150 km for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi. The heavy lift specialist provided its client with a complete solution for loading these vessels from different manufacturer’s locations to Hamriyah and Jebel Ali Port. Then received these …

Kuenz to supply new barge crane for Hafen Linz in Austria

Linz Service GmbH has ordered a new Gantry Crane from Kuenz as a part of the modernisation project at its Terminal in Linz, East of Austria. By 2021 the second Gantry Crane with a double-sided cantilever and a slewing trolley will span two adjoined barges, four railway tracks, a truck – loading and driving lane …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

P&O Ferrymasters strengthens its presence in Turkey

P&O Ferrymasters plans to open five new offices across Turkey over the next two years as it continues the expansion of its pan-European logistics services into Asia. In addition to its existing base in Istanbul, P&O Ferrymasters will open offices in Izmir on the Aegean coast, the capital city Ankara, Mersin on the south coast, …

BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …