Category archives for: Port News

Konecranes Books Two Panamax-Size STS Cranes

Konecranes Books Two Panamax-Size STS Cranes

Konecranes recently received an order from the Port of Oslo, Norway, for two Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with an option for one more. According to Konecranes, these should be the most silent and eco-efficient STS cranes in the world. They will be delivered in the autumn of 2015. “Silence is golden: our goal is to […]

Practical Results from SUPPORT Project to Be Presented Soon

Practical Results from SUPPORT Project to Be Presented Soon

Practical results from the SUPPORT (Security UPgrade for PORTS) project, co-ordinated by BMT Group Ltd and part-funded by the European Commission’s FP7 Security Research Programme will be demonstrated to key stakeholders at Stena Line’s ferry terminals starting at Masthuggskajen in the Port of Gothenburg on the 7th and 8th May 2014. Comprising a collaboration of […]

Hong Kong Eyes Further Development as Maritime Hub

Hong Kong Eyes Further Development as Maritime Hub

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, today announced the completion of a major strategic study – “Enhancing Hong Kong’s Position as an International Maritime Centre (IMC)”, undertaken on behalf of the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The study aims to plot a development roadmap and strategy that will enable Hong […]

Kalmar to Support DP World’s Expansion at Jebel Ali Port

Kalmar to Support DP World’s Expansion at Jebel Ali Port

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded important orders to supply DP World’s Jebel Ali Port in Dubai with 125 terminal tractors and 12 empty container handlers. The orders were booked into Cargotec’s 2014 first quarter order intake with deliveries of the terminal tractors scheduled to be completed by the end of third quarter 2014 […]

Claxton Introduces New Camera for Crane Operators

Claxton Introduces New Camera for Crane Operators

Claxton Engineering Services Ltd, an Acteon company, has launched an upgraded ATEX and safe-area crane boom camera system. The new system will improve operational safety through substantial upgrades in camera performance and its user interface. Enhancements to the camera, which is one in a range of best-in-class subsea and surface cameras, include state-of-the-art charge-coupled device […]

Deepening of Houston Port Authority’s Terminals About to Start

Deepening of Houston Port Authority’s Terminals About to Start

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port Authority its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. The projects at the Port […]

Port of Hastings Sets the Stage for Container Expansion Studies

Port of Hastings Sets the Stage for Container Expansion Studies

Detailed environmental and planning studies for the Port of Hastings container expansion will soon be underway with specialist consultants now appointed. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced the milestone last week after a six month procurement period to ensure the right contractors were on board to develop the business case, and complete detailed environmental studies […]

Georgia Ports Authority Gives Back to Community anent Earth Day

Georgia Ports Authority Gives Back to Community anent Earth Day

The Georgia Ports Authority celebrated Earth Day by unveiling nearly 14 acres of recently created wetlands. The 2.5 year, $3.7 million project treats 100 million gallons of water annually and creates natural wildlife habitat in the heart of the nation’s fourth busiest container terminal. “Our mission is to grow our business in environmentally responsible ways,” […]

Agreement Signed for Development of Port Infrastructure in Vladivostok

Agreement Signed for Development of Port Infrastructure in Vladivostok

Under the instruction of Rosmorrechflot on April 18, 2014 in Vladivostok the agreement was signed between Vladivostok Administration, FSUE Rosmorport and LLC Inflot Worldwide Rus on collaboration for the purposes of development of urban port infrastructure for the cruise shipping. The document was signed by Igor Pushkarev, head of Vladivostok Administration, Alexey Nemkov, Deputy General […]

Peel Ports and ZPMC in Mega-Deal

Peel Ports and ZPMC in Mega-Deal

Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art mega container cranes for its new ‘Liverpool2′ development project. ZPMC will initially supply five ship-to-shore (STS) megamax quay cranes and 12 cantilever rail-mounted gantry cranes (CRMGs) for phase 1 of the contract, and a further 3 […]

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