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  • Genie ZX-135 at London Gateway with straddle sprinter carrier and gantry crane in background.

    Genie aids gantry uptime


    London Gateway, UK deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics site, is using a Genie ZX-135/70 articulating boom lift to maintain its 24 gantry cranes

  • Two new Liebherr RMGs at Freightliner, Southampton

    Freightliner welcomes two new RMGs


    Freightliner Southampton, in the UK, inaugurated its two new Liebherr rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes at a ceremony on 15 October. The cranes have been named Freightliner Fortis 15-10-2012 and Freightliner Agilitas 15-10-2012

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    ZPMC secures major Dubai order


    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) has been awarded a US$170 million contract by DP World to supply nine ship-to-shore cranes and 25 automated rail-mounted gantries (RMGs) to Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.

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    Repeat orders boost Cargotec presence in Africa


    Cargotec has received a repeat order for four Kalmar ship-to-shore cranes from the French Bolloré group, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary. The deal follows an order received in 2011, which at the time represented Cargotec's first ever

  • APM Terminals’ Laem Chabang port in Thailand

    Dockside cranes will get bigger


    As with many sectors for the crane industry, dockside cranes are destined to increase their capacities to deal with the larger vessels carrying bigger modules and components. Euan Youdale reports on developments at port company APM Terminals over the last few months

  • Liebherr is to supply two ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes to the Egyptian ports of Alexandria a

    Liebherr STS order from Egypt


    Egypt's Alexandria Container Cargo Handling Co. has placed an order with Liebherr for two ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes for its Alexandria and Dekhelia ports.

  • The superyacht is pulled over 20 skidtracks onto the Mighty Servant 2

    TTS International skids world's sixth largest yacht onto semi-submersible


    TTS International skidded the world's sixth largest yacht onto a semi-submersible vessel in Abu-Dhabi, UAE. IC reports

  • The Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020

    Modular dock designed with cranes in mind


    Damen Shipyards is constructing a modular dock that can be fitted with a crane. The Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 will be delivered to Djibouti port in Africa

  • The Goliath gantry crane for Ecovix-Engevix will significantly increase the ship block handling capa

    World record Goliath from Konecranes


    Konecranes is building what it describes as the biggest Goliath gantry crane of its type in the world. The crane, with a lifting capacity of 2,000 tonnes and a span of 210 metres, will help build drill ships

  • Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane en route to APM Terminals Apapa in Nigeria

    Liebherr marks century in Africa


    A Liebherr LHM 550 will be the manufacturer's hundredth mobile harbour crane in Africa. In March the 144 tonne capacity crane will go to APM Terminals' Apapa container port in Nigeria. With the addition of the new machine, APM Terminals' fleet will comprise nine heavy-duty machines operating in Benin, Luanda ...

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    First Kalmar STS cranes to West Africa


    Cargotec has received its first orders for ship-to-shore cranes from the west African region. The four Kalmar ship-to-shore cranes are set for delivery in the third quarter of 2012 to a range of ports in West Africa

  • Terex rubber tyred gantries

    China takes Terex RTGs


    Terex Cranes has delivered 10 rubber tyred gantries to the Xiamen Ocean Gate Container Terminal in Xiamen, China. They were ordered by COSCO Pacific and state-owned Xiamen Haicang Investment Company

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    Gottwald adds strength in the Netherlands


    Demag Cranes will deliver five Generation 5 Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to three terminal operators in the Netherlands. They will be used primarily for handling bulk materials and scrap, but also for general cargo and containers

  • The Kalmar Zero Emission E-One2 RTG is Cargotec's most environmentally friendly model

    RTG sales mark renewed China growth for Cargotec


    Cargotec's growth strategy in China has continued with its first sale of rubber-tyred gantries (RTG) into the country in the last five years

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    Dockside demand helps Cargotec growth


    Cargotec's 2011 second quarter sales grew 25%, compared to the same period last year, totalling €795 million. January to June half year sales grew 31%, totalling € 1.558 billion

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    Liebherr combination serves US port


    A pedestal mounted Liebherr LR 1280 is providing increased capacity at the Port of Natchez, near the city of New Orleans, USA

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    Santos Brazil becomes Kalmar's biggest customer


    South American container terminal operatorer Santos Brasil has become the biggest customer of Cargotec Kalmar E-One rubber-tyred gantries (RTG), with its latest order of 12 units

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    Latest straddle carrier sales mark upturn, says Cargotec


    Hamburg terminal operator HHLA has placed an order for 14 Cargotec Kalmar 7+ generation ESC350W diesel-electric straddle carriers. The machines, Cargotec's most environmentally friendly model

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    First unmanned STS in production


    ABB Crane Systems has put the world's first unmanned ship-to-shore crane (STS) into commercial production in Panama. It was developed in cooperation with Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT)

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    Kalmar RTGs destined for DP World


    DP World, operating in Sydney, Australia has ordered four Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The new units will augment the customer's existing fleet of RTGs