Largest Potain topless crane for Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets

Manitowoc has launched largest topless crane, the Potain MCT 805, for key Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets. Manufactured at at Manitowoc’s Zhangjiagang, China factory, the new model, which is similar to the MDT 809, is available in 32 t and 40 t capacity configurations, with an 80 m jib and a height under hook of 84 …

Maritime electrification company Echandia opens branch in Norway

Swedish Echandia  expands in the Norwegian market through the appointment of industry veteran Roy Storeng to lead the business development in Norway. Echandia is one of the leading developers of zero-emission energy solutions for heavy-duty maritime electrification with customers in Europe, Asia, and Oceania, including Cochin Shipyards, building the world's largest fleet of electric ferries …

One of the most powerful electric locomotives delivered to Azerbaijan

Alstom celebrates the delivery of the 40th Prima T8 AZ8A heavy freight locomotive under the contract to Azerbaijan Railways (ADY). In 2014, ADY signed a contract with Alstom for €288 million for 50 electric locomotives, which includes 40 Prima T8 AZ8A heavy freight locomotives produced at Alstom’s JV EKZ in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and 10 Prima …

AAL commits to long-term monthly tramp sailings on its Asia – Americas trade route

AAL Shipping is capitalising on the frequency of sailings it has operated in the past 12 months between Asia and the Americas, to commit tonnage and resources to strengthening the trade lane going forward into 2021. Photo: Michael Morland Michael Morland, General Manager of AAL Americas and based in Houston, Texas explained; “Our service connects …

AAL marks one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Liner Service’

AAL Shipping is celebrating one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Monthly Liner Service’ with a long-term commitment to employing six ‘mega size’ (30,000+ DWT) heavy lift multipurpose vessels on the operation. The decision comes amid growing popularity for the service amongst large and small shippers from across Europe and …

ZPMC to supply six gantries for the deep-water port in Timor-Leste

Timor Port S.A., a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports has awarded ZPMC with the contract on the supply of two STS dockside gantries and four RTG yard gantries to equip the Tibar Bay deep-water port in Timor-Leste. The new cranes supplied by ZPMC will feature the latest technologies. They will notably include a leading- edge control …

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal inaugurates direct Asia-Africa line

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port. Through the service, and in partnership with Maersk and Nile Dutch, CMA CGM will extend the reach …