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 …

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 …

Eight Liebherr RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera

Liebherr Container Cranes will supply eight RTGs to DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland, following a recently signed contract. The new cranes are part of a phased expansion of the port, with phase one including a new 400 m quay and a 250,000 m2 yard extension. The variable speed diesel RTGs are six containers plus …

Kalmar wins new order from DP World

Kalmar and DP World strengthen their partnership with a new order for 38 Ottawa T2 terminal tractors following an order booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q3 order intake. The new machines will operate at the company’s Caucedo terminal located in Punta Caucedo, 25 kilometres from Santo Domingo, which is the commercial and political capital of the …

DP World orders 15 Kalmar RTGs for Mumbai

Kalmar is to supply DP World’s Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSCIT) in Mumbai with 15 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) following an order booked in Q2 2019. The Kalmar Classic RTG combines the diesel and electric technology for fuel savings as well as low emissions and has a maintenance interval of 1,000 hours. The units …

Kalmar and DP World extend their collaboration for the new Posorja terminal in Ecuador

Kalmar has extended its collaboration with the global terminal operator DP World by placing a new order for 33 terminal tractors, three empty container handlers, three reach stackers and one forklift. The new fleet of Kalmar mobile equipment will serve DP World’s port at Posorja, the first deep-water port in Ecuador that is currently in …

DP World acquires P&O Ferries

Dubai-based port operator DP World has just announced the acquisition of the British ferry company P&O Ferries and its logistics branch P&O Ferrymasters for GBP322 million (about EUR369 million). With its fleet of 21 vessels, P&O Ferries offers more than 30,000 connections per year between Great Britain, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium …

DP World and SMS group form joint venture to improve container handling in ports

DP World has created a joint venture with the industrial engineering specialists SMS group with the aim to improve containers handling in ports. Originally developed by AMOVA, a subsidiary of the SMS group, this new high bay storage system continuously processes metal coils weighing up to 50 t in racks as high as 50 m. …

Official launch of the Berbera Port expansion

Few days ago, during a groundbreaking ceremony organized in Somaliland, the first phase of the building of the Berbera port’s expansion has begun. It has been officially launched by the President of the Republic of Somaliland Muse Bihi Adi and the DP World Group CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem. This step will gather a 400m …

Konecranes deliveres six forklift trucks to DP World’s Jebel Ali Terminal 1

DP World’s Jebel Ali Terminal 1 has taken a delivery of six Konecranes forklift trucks. Ordered in November 2017, the forklift trucks delivered in June are the model Konecranes SMV16-1200C with a lifting capacity of 16 metric tons at 1200 millimetres and a wheelbase of 3750 millimetres. To fulfil DP World’s safety requirements the machines …