DP World completes £40M Southampton investment

DP World has just announced that 11 of the most sustainable straddle carriers yet manufactured will go into service at Southampton with immediate effect, completing a £40m investment over the last 12 months in Britain’s second largest container terminal. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then service onward forms of …

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 …

DP World marks the start of construction of new port in Senegal

DP World and the Government of Senegal have laid the first stone to mark the start of the construction of the new Port of Ndayane. The ceremony follows the concession agreement signed in December 2020 to build and operate a new port at Ndayane, about 50 km from the existing Port of Dakar. The investment of …

Konecranes receives 6th order for additional AGVs to CTA in Hamburg

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), one of the leading European port and transport logistics company, has ordered an additional 11 Konecranes Gottwald automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for operations at its Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) in Hamburg. They are part of a long-term project to replace old diesel-electric AGVs with new ones powered by lithium-ion …

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. …

Abu Dhabi to host region’s first tyre storage and distribution hub

AD Ports Group has signed an agreement with China-based Shandong Port Group, to establish a Tyre Hub at KIZAD for the storage and distribution of tyres. AD Ports Group will provide space for an upcoming 150,000 sqm facility in KIZAD under its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster. This will include warehouse management, logistics, distribution, …

Mugharraq Port Recognised as an International Port Facility

Mugharraq Port, located in the Al Dhafra Region, has been recognised as an international port facility. Issued under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code) by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure. With the new certification, Mugharraq Port can now receive international and local vessels …

Seafrigo Group continues its development in the port area of Le Havre in partnership with Haropa Port

Seafrigo Group inaugurates a new 60,000m² (650,000 sq.ft.) ambient temperature logistics platform in Le Havre, in the port area and in the immediate vicinity of their PLS flagship (Parc Logistique Seafrigo). The two new buildings, 30,000 m² each, owned by AG Real Estate and operated by Seafrigo for a fixed 12-year period, will be operating …

AD Ports Group and the Egyptian Group for Multipurpose Terminals Sign MoU to Develop and Operate Multipurpose Terminal in Safaga Port

AD Ports Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Group for Multipurpose Terminals, the commercial arm of the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation, for the development and operation of a multipurpose terminal in Safaga Port. The signing was conducted on the sidelines of the 4th Smart Transport, Logistics & Traffic Fair & …