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. …

Magna Tyres acquires Polish tyre dealer

The Dutch manufacturer Magna Tyres has acquired the Polish tyre dealer Industra Ltd. Financial. The company works with three product categories: industrial tyres (from forklifts to port handling machines), tyres for earthmoving machinery and the agricultural sector (tyres, wheels and tracks). With this acquisition, together with existing structures of Magna Tyres Poland Sp. z o.o., …

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, …

First Kalmar Eco Reachstacker to be delivered in Latin America

Kalmar has concluded a deal with Portonave S/A – Terminais Portuários de Navegantes (Portonave) to supply a Kalmar Eco Reachstacker, the first of its kind to be delivered to a customer in Latin America. With delivery scheduled for Q2 2022, the unit delivered to Portonave will have a lifting capacity of 45 tonnes and 1-over-6 …

Volvo Penta continues to pass milestones

Volvo Penta is accelerating its efforts to reach zero emissions through fossil-free, renewable fuels, hybrid, and electric technology. In the latest development, the company has delivered and integrated its electric driveline into the first of a series of prototype fully electric terminal tractors to U.S. customer, TICO who will be testing the prototypes with a …