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Port equipment includes issues related to lifting equipment for loading and unloading vessels on the dockside, and with the port environment; contracts with equipment manufacturers, and investment in new equipment. The leading manufacturers in Europe are Kalmar, Konecranes and Liebherr.

Cavotec signs agreement with APM Terminals, Tanger Med

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – Cavotec has signed a two-year service agreement with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med....

Kalmar to supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam with straddle carriers

Rotterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – Kalmar will supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam with two fully electric and...

Smart Ports: How 5G and IoT can improve global trade

Newark, NJ, United States (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – With global freight trade demand expected to triple by 2050, how can port and harbour...

Rijeka Gateway Terminal orders Liebherr cranes

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 – Equipment manufacturer Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd will supply Rijeka Gateway Terminal with 15...

Gantrex acquired Liftcom, targets PCS

Nivelles, Belgium (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 – Gantrex Group, with its majority shareholder Argos Wityu, has acquired Liftcom to support its...

Huisman enters the port and logistics market

Schiedam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Huisman, a global powerhouse in the design, production and maintenance of heavy construction...

Chinese cranes also for VSC in Russia’s Vostochny Port

Kozmino, Russia (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Deprived of access to Western equipment and technology due to sanctions, Russian ports are turning en...

Update: OTEKO modernises its Taman terminals

Taman, Russia (Ports Europe) February 9, 2024 – Russia’s OTEKO company, operator of two marine terminals in the port of Taman (bulk and liquid),...

U.S. Taylor Group acquires CVS Ferrari, Piacenza

Piacenza, Italy (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – U.S. Taylor Group has acquired 85% of CVS Ferrari, a company based in Roveleto di Cadeo, Piacenza. The...

Cargotec to demerge Kalmar business

Helsinki, Finland (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – The Board of Directors of Cargotec Corporation has approved a demerger plan for its Kalmar and Hiab...

OTEKO modernises its bulk terminal in Taman

Taman, Russia (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – Russia’s OTEKO company, the operator of two marine terminals in the port of Taman (bulk and liquid)...

Spinelli sells Fantuzzi Reggiane MHC6000 harbour crane to Peyrani

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) January 24, 2024 – More ports turn to used cranes and other lifting equipment to save money. Genoa-based port operator...

Cranes from China for Vladivostok port

Vladivostok, Russia (PortSEurope) January 16, 2024 – Deprived of access to Western equipment and technology due to sanctions, Russian ports are turning...

Second life for APM Terminals port equipment

The Hague, Netherlands (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – “At APM Terminals, we aim to maximise the lifecycle of our assets, support a circular...

Reaching a tipping point in electric container handling equipment

The Hague, The Netherlands (PortSEurope) January 9, 2024 – A white paper by APM Terminals, the terminal operating arm of A.P. Moller Maersk, and DP World,...

Voice commands in Alicante container terminal automation

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – In a significant milestone for port logistics, the integration of the terminal operating system (TOS)...

Port of Brest adds electric crane

Brest, France (Ports Europe) December 14, 2023 – A new mobile port crane arrives in Brest aboard the ship MV LISA from the shipping company SAL today....

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