First all-electric terminal tractor at a British port

DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port. The Terberg YT203-EV terminal tractor which is entering service at London Gateway will primarily be used for transporting goods the two mile distance from the quayside to a distribution facility at the adjacent logistics park. DP World plans …

Six fleet gantries delivered to Côte d’Ivoire Terminal

Côte d’Ivoire Terminal took delivery of six fleet gantries for the second container terminal currently under construction at the Port of Abidjan. Transported on a semi-submersible vessel specially designed to carry gantries, this delivery is part of an overall order of 13 fleet gantries.  This 30-metre-high handling equipment will be used for the loading, unloading …

Congo Terminal commissioned equipment worth over €1 million

Congo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, has recently commissioned 10 tractors and 10 trailers worth more than 779 million CFA francs (over €1 million). This is the fourth order for rolling stock since the concession began in 2009. These latest generation YT193 and RT223 tractors, equipped with mobile terminals and connected to the Navis …

Nominations are Open for AntwerpXL’s 40 Under 40 

AntwerpXL is looking for its next group of forty rising stars under the age of 40 from across the breakbulk and heavy lift industry.  Those working within the industry are encouraged to self-nominate if they are under 40, or nominate any colleagues that they believe have provided a significant contribution to the sector in recent …

Cargotec and Konecranes cancel planned merger

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”) has blocked the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes. According to the CMA’s final report issued today, the remedies - which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European Commission (“EC”) - would not be effective in addressing the CMA’s concerns …

Fincantieri to expand Port of Livorno

The Temporary Grouping of Companies (RTI), comprising Società Italiana Dragaggi (pilot), Fincantieri Infrastructure Opere Marittime, Sales and Fincosit, have signed a contract with the North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority for the construction of sea defense works and dredging related to the first implementation phase of the “Europe Platform”. The contract has an overall value of …