Month: April 2017

Port of Rotterdam’s RAMLAB drives 3D-printing of ship parts

RAMLAB Autodesk 3D propeller

The Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Fieldlab (RAMLAB) and its software partner Autodesk have successfully produced the first 3D-printed pilot component for the maritime industry, informs Autodesk. A ship’s propeller was made using a hybrid manufacturing process combining wire and arc additive manufacturing, with the help of industrial robotic arms, with subtractive machining and grinding […]

Iberian deepest container terminal gets first vessel

Yilport Ferrol Container Terminal

Ferrol Container Terminal, Spain, owned by Yilport Holding, has marked its start of operations by receiving the first vessel call earlier this month, informs Yilport. The container vessel Enforcer of the British shipping line MacAndrews specializing in Intra-European multimodal logistics (part of CMA CGM) berthed at the terminal to discharge 90 empty containers and to […]

CMA CGM wins tender for Thessaloniki concession

Thessaloniki port

Today at its Board of Directors’ meeting, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), Greece’s body responsible for the state assets privatization, has determined the winner of the tender for the concession of Thessaloniki port. It is the consortium formed by Terminal Link (port operating subsidiary of French shipping line CMA CGM), German private equity […]

ICTSI to develop first Philippine Ro-Ro terminal

Cavite Gateway Terminal launch

Philippines-based port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), in partnership with the Philippine Department of Transportation have inaugurated the development of the country´s first container Ro-Ro barge terminal in Tanza, in the province of Cavite, reported ICTSI last Friday. Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) will be developed in line with the government’s national transport plan […]

Dublin to get Kalmar AutoRTG cranes

Dublin Ferryport Terminals

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will deliver AutoRTG System to Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT), beginning in the second quarter of 2017, Kalmar announces in today’s press release. The order extending the relationship of over 20 years between the two companies, was booked in Q4 2016. DFT is part of the container and terminal division of Irish […]

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