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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.

Kalmar launches new electric empty container handler

Helsinki, Finland (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – Kalmar has launched a new electric empty container handler. The Kalmar electric empty container handler...

Port of Gioia Tauro to demolish three large cranes

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) June 9, 2024 – Three large cranes, no longer used by operator Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT), will be demolished....

WSJ: Undersea cables vulnerable to tampering by Chinese repair ships

Washington, United States (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – U.S. officials are privately delivering an unusual warning to telecommunications companies:...

Russia as China’s vassal state

Moscow, Russia (PortSEurope) May 18, 2024 – Western sanctions are turning Russia into China’s vassal state and a raw-materials appendage of Beijing. The...

APM Terminals Barcelona commissions 17 Konecranes carriers

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) May 17, 2024 – Yesterday, APM Terminals Barcelona commissioned 17 Konecranes NSC 644 EHY hybrid straddle carriers. The...

ZPMC transports cranes to Izmir Çiğli Port Project in Turkey

Izmir, Istanbul (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – The vessel “Zhen Hua 36” has departed from the terminal of ZPMC Changxing facility in Shanghai....

Kalmar to supply Uniport Livorno with three heavy terminal tractors

Livorno, Italy (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – Kalmar has signed a contract with Uniport Srl. for the delivery of three Kalmar TR618i heavy-duty terminal...

Chinese cranes also for NUTEP in Russia’s Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) May 14, 2024 – Deprived of access to Western equipment and technology due to sanctions, Russian ports are turning en...

HHLA has delivered environmental study for Pier VIII, Trieste

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Logistica Giuliana srl ​​has presented the preliminary environmental study for developing Pier VIII...

Piraeus Perama Ship Repair Zone receives two cranes

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 10, 2024 – The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) received two state-of-the-art double-level luffing jib shipbuilding...

Digital services on all Konecranes port cranes and lift trucks

Hyvinkää, Finland (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – Every single type of crane and lift truck in Finland’s Konecranes Oyj portfolio is now available...

Kalmar supplies cranes to Med Europe Terminal, Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – Kalmar has signed an agreement with Med Europe Terminal for the delivery of six Kalmar hybrid straddle...

New equipment for Bulgaria’s port of Varna

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) April 2, 2024 – Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Varna has received four new Volvo wheel loaders for a total price of 1,326,051...

Container ship topples three gantry cranes in Turkey’s EVYAPPORT

Izmit, Turkey (Ports Europe) March 23, 2024 – Over $50 million are the damages on port infrastructure from the collision of Hong Kong-flagged giant...

Liebherr delivers cranes to Salerno and Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) March 18, 2024 – Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has announced the delivery of four Electric Rubber Tyred Gantry (ERTG)...

EU funds new crane for inland Port of Brčko, Bosnia

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – The inland Port of Brčko has inaugurated a new crane as part of a modernisation project delivered...

ZPMC denies its port cranes are spying tools

Shanghai, China (Ports Europe) March 11, 2024 – China’s state-owned engineering company and the world’s largest manufacturers of cranes and...

Japan sends equipment to repair port of Odesa

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) March 6, 2024 – Amid almost daily Russian drone and missile attacks, Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odesa has received a new...

“Single window” for documents in Georgian ports

Tbilisi, Georgia (Ports Europe) March 6, 2024 – Georgia’s Parliament is discussing the introduction of a “single window” mechanism in the country’s...

PSA Sines acquires six new yard cranes

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 5, 2024 – PSA Sines, the terminal operator in Portugal, has invested in fully automated yard equipment by acquiring...

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