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Singapore slips, but PSAI increases volumes in 2020

Global container terminal operator PSA International has reported a 1.7% increase in container volumes for its terminals around the world, with its Singapore facility...

French terminal chooses Kalmar’s straddle carrier technology

Kalmar and its regional dealer DMP have signed a contract to deliver eight diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at the terminal of Iles de...

Quebec backs Montreal Port expansion

The Government of Quebec will invest C$55 million (US$43.22 million) in the development of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA)’s expansion project at Contrecoeur. In a joint announcement...

Swissterminal gains Alsatian ports operation

Swissterminal has announced it will take over operations of the three French inland ports Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon in the course of 2021. The...

Softship introduces port cost tool for carriers

Softship, a global shipping software solutions provider, has launched a web-based Port Cost Calculator for carriers to maintain up-to-the-minute, fully accurate records and full...

Indonesia’s transport minister bats for Patimban Port

Indonesia's transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said that Patimban Port’s new US$3 billion container terminal, which is now under construction, is expected to be...

Gdansk US$1.58 billion modernisation project to reach 2021 milestones

Development at the Port of Gdansk, which is aiming to become the hub port for Central and Eastern Europe will reach important milestones this...

Liverpool box terminal expansion nears the next phase of completion

Peel Ports Group, the owner of the Port of Liverpool, has received an additional five cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes on 7 January, as part...

HHLA completes Trieste’s terminal majority share acquisition

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has completed the acquisition of 50.01% share of the multi-function terminal Piattaforma Logistica Trieste (PLT) at the Italian...

Kalmar to enhance POLB’s TTI

Kalmar has agreed a deal with Total Terminals International, LLC (TTI) to supply six hybrid rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) equipped with a suite of...

Belgian terminal automation firm to fully automate Chinese terminal

Camco Technologies, a Belgian terminal automation company, has announced new contracts by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company Limited (ZPMC) for Beibu Gulf Port Qinzhou...

Antwerp accelerates inland shipping automation with 3D sonar sensors

Researchers of CoSys-Lab, a research group in the University of Antwerp's Faculty of Applied Engineering, have developed a 3D sonar sensor with 32 sophisticated...
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Chinese shipyards win giant container ship order

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MSC Rosa M damages Mumbai crane

The 14,000TEU MSC Rosa M has hit and seriously damaged a crane at the DP World terminal in Nhava Sheva, NSIGT in Mumbai, while...

Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

Philip Eastell – Founder of Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers – describes the personal side of container operations at a time when crew, affected by...

High speed and compromised manoeuvring caused Milano Bridge accident

The container ship Milano Bridge had failed to slow down as it attempted to berth in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing...