Britannia Bureau settles at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

Britannia Bureau, an independent supply chain logistics and customs processes improvement consultancy, has taken occupation of a high-tech office facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre boosting the company’s expanding network, with offices, associates and customs warehouses in the UK, EU, Asia Pacific and USA. Britannia Bureau chose the London Gateway site thanks to …

KONECRANES AND CARGOTEC TO MERGE CREATING A GLOBAL LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE MATERIAL FLOW

Konecranes Plc and Cargotec Corporation announce that their respective Boards of Directors have today signed a combination agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger. Strategic, Commercial and Operational Benefits The proposed combination of Konecranes and Cargotec is complementary and value-creating from geographical; product and services offering; employee; customer; and …

Two Sennebogen crawler cranes in action on the French Riviera

Since 2018 the Port of Cannes has been carrying out renovation and reinforcement work on the Laubeuf and du Large seawalls. The main objective of this renovation work is to provide people and infrastructure with long-term protection against severe wave action, in harmony with the environment. The several involved contractors responsible for the lifting work …

Marsa Maroc continue long-term collaboration with new RTG Kalmar order

Kalmar has concluded an agreement to supply Marsa Maroc with a total of three Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at its TC3 container terminal, located in Casablanca, Morocco. The order, which includes an option for an additional two cranes, was booked in Cargotec’s Q3 order intake. Delivery is scheduled for Q2 2021. Marsa …

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 …

FIRST ‘TRACK AND TRACE’ SYSTEM FOR CONTAINERS IN EUROPE FROM P&O FERRYMASTERS

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces the launch of an advanced track and trace service for its container customers, making it the first major logistics business in Europe to introduce the technology.   The service will allow customers to receive real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by rail, road and sea.  This innovation …

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 …

Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors

Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors as part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports. These machines are the product of the synergy between the Bolloré Group, via Bolloré Ports and Blue Solutions, …