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When implementing a quay to stacking area transportation system, there are basically three electric powered alternatives. Which concept provides greater added value completely depends on the characteristics and requirements of the application....Read More

Port of salalah: the gateway to oman

Due to its unique location, the Port of Salalah has emerged as one of the most important transhipment hubs in the region and it has made great strides in improving operations and productivity over the last 12 months. ...Read More


In recent years port congestion has got so bad in some regions that it is often likened to a “trade barrier”. The economic damage caused to the US by the recent west coast congestion has been estimated to be between $1 bln and $2 bln per day!...Read More

APM Terminals Vado orders Hybrid Straddle Carriers

APM Terminals has signed a contract for the delivery of 19 advanced container handlers which will employ advanced diesel/electric power sourcing to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions for Italy’s newest container terminal. Vado, Italy – APM Terminals has concluded a contract with Finnish-based container handling equipment manufacturer Kalmar for the delivery of 19 Hybrid […]...Read More


Liebherr Maritime Cranes delivered the first flagship mobile harbor crane LHM 800 in heavy lift configuration. Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka took delivery last month. Located at the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, Port Bronka is about to become an important multipurpose terminal on the Baltic Sea. In order to easily handle growing vessel sizes and heavy industrial goods right from the beginning, Port Bronka ordered the giant model of Liebherr’s mobile harbor crane product range: the LHM 800. The crane was transhipped fully assembled to the customer and is ready for operation....Read More


Konecranes and Terex Corp merge to form a “leading global lifting and material handling and solutions company through an all-stock merger of equals.”...Read More


This white paper describes the possibilities and processes of converting a rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG) terminal to automated operation (Kalmar AutoRTG ). Increasing the automation level of a terminal with products that automate a single part of the operation or the whole process is recognized as the next step towards improving performance at today’s container terminals. The benefits of automation include lower operational costs as well as improved terminal productivity, capacity, safety and security....Read More

Liebherr to deliver four STS container cranes to Fenix Container Terminal

The cranes were designed at Liebherr Container Cranes, Ireland and manufactured in the state of the art facility there. The completed cranes were assembled in the Liebherr Rostock plant and barged through the Baltic Sea to St. Petersburg....Read More

A longer life for your port cranes

Crane upgrades are becoming an increasingly viable and attractive option for terminals of all sizes and operating all kinds of equipment. But what’s really involved, and when is upgrading older equipment the right choice? Regardless of the type of upgrade project, there are several steps to consider before any kind of work can begin. The […]...Read More

Michelin Tyre Solutions for Ports and Terminals

To meet the special requirements of port activities, Michelin has developed adapted tyres for travel over relatively short distances in the port environment, travelling back and forth hundreds of times to facilitate loading and unloading of ships as quickly as possible, safely stacking and transporting containers and making hundreds of circular return trips over abrasive and paved surfaces....Read More

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