Expansion at Caucedo with new terminal tractors and empty container handlers

Kalmar has signed a deal with long-standing partner DP World for 12 Ottawa T2 terminal tractors and two empty container handlers to be deployed at the DP World Caucedo terminal in the Dominican Republic. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2020 Q3 order intake, with delivery scheduled for Q1 of 2021.DP World Caucedo is a …

DP WORLD AND CDPQ EXPAND GLOBAL INVESTMENT PLATFORM TO US$8.2 BILLION

DP World, a global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global institutional investor, have announced the expansion of their ports and terminals investment through a new commitment of US$4.5 billion (CA$6 billion), that will increase the total size of the platform to US$8.2 billion (CA$ 10.6 …

Seaport expansion costs will greatly exceed sea-level rise adaption costs through 2050, new study shows

Seaport footprints will need to expand by up to 3,689 square kilometers (1,424 square miles) worldwide in the next three decades to cope with the combination of sea-level rise and rising demand, according to a new study published in Earth’s Future, a peer-reviewed scientific journal focusing on climate change and future sustainability.  The new study modeled trade growth …

Sany Container Crane delivered in Latvia

On the 25th August, the delivery ceremony of Sany’s large Ship-to-Shore Container Crane STS454701 to Latvian customer Baltic Container Terminal Ltd. (BCT) was successfully conducted at the port of Riga. At the invitation of Mr. Gerard Sammut, CEO of the host BCT, Ambassador Liang Jianquan of the China Embassy in Latvia, Economic and Commercial Counselor …

AAL delivers giant cable carousel for a US$2 billion offshore clean energy project

AAL Shipping has recently delivered a cable carousel measuring 23m in diameter (73m circumference) to Jan De Nul Group, for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project, 9.5 km off the coast of north-west Taiwan. The cargo was loaded in Jebel Ali and transported on deck of the 19,000 dwt heavy lift (HL) multipurpose vessel AAL Nanjing to the …

Liebherr expands digital product portfolio

Liebherr has expanded its digital product portfolio for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes with the development of a Remote Service tool that improves assistance through visual information. Audio and video calls, a chat function, screen sharing, image and document exchange, as well as whiteboarding functions are some of the features that have …