Kalmar partners with Coast Autonomous

Kalmar has signed a joint development agreement with Coast Autonomous Inc. to speed up the development and launch of robotic solutions across the mobile equipment offering.  To emphasise the common long-term interests of the partnership between the companies, Kalmar has become a minority shareholder of Coast Autonomous. The joint development agreement and investment in Coast …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …