P&O Ferrymasters starts operations at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of tailor-made transportation and logistics services, took occupation of the 231,000 sq ft (21,460 m²) distribution centre space at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The company was able to set up business immediately to manage and operate the new distribution centre, allowing it to meet increased …

Kalmar Zero Emission RTGs for Turkey

Kalmar will supply two Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Safi Derince International Port in Turkey. The order also includes Kalmar SmartPort solutions that are part of the Kalmar One automation system. The Kalmar Zero Emission RTG features a 100-percent electric power system that produces no emissions or engine noise at source, and completely …

Kuenz installs first cranes in Africa

In 2016, Kuenz won a contract with APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Maersk Group, to deliver 42 ASCs to a new automated terminal in the Port of Tanger, Morocco. Kuenz delivered all 42 cranes over the first two phases of the project from 2017-2019, with the terminal officially opening in June 2019. Today the cranes …

Termont Montreal orders more Liebherr

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has won an order for one ship to shore (STS) container crane and one rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane for Termont Montreal Inc. The new STS crane is a twin lift model and features an outreach of 48 metres, a backreach of 15.24 metres, a span of 18.29 metres and a …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new Konecranes RTGs

In the beginning of April, Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four Konecranes RTG gantries. This investment is a part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal. With a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes each, the four gantry cranes were specifically designed for handling containers at port …

DP World launches worldwide digital platform

DP World has launched online logistics tools and services, covering sea, land and air shipping around the world. The connected ecosystem of platforms will enable freight forwarders and any business, to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by any combination of sea, land and air. DP World has accelerated the …

Throughput volume in the Port of Rotterdam falls 9.3%

Affected by the coronavirus pandemic, throughput in the port of Rotterdam amounted to 112.4 million tonnes in the first quarter, 9.3% down on the same period last year. Falling throughput was seen mainly in the coal, crude oil and oil products segments. There were also positive notes during the first quarter as the increase in …

Two Liebherr RMG cranes for Russia

Freight Village Vorsino, located outside Moscow have signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. for the supply of two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes. The RMG’s have a span of 32 m, a lift height over rail of 12.5 m and cantilevers of 8 m and 9.7 m respectively. The machines have a safe …

Liebherr delivers to Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Container Terminal (PECT) has taken a delivery of two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes type LHM 600. The two cranes were transported from Rostock, Germany to South Africa. After a 20-day journey, they were unloaded from the transport vessel “Happy Dragon”. Transnet Port Terminal’s Acting Chief Executive, Michelle Phillips said, “Having lost an …