Month: September 2017

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Russian ports pressed to charge in rubles

Russian port handling charges

The question of stevedoring rates in the Russian ports is again on the federal agenda. In mid-August, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to convert the port handling charges of Russian stevedoring companies into rubles as from 1 January 2018, but, as it often happens in Russian practice, “with certain provisos for particular situations and particular […]

Bendezu delivered LIEBHERR LHM 150 from Poland to Portugal


Bendezu Port Equipment GmbH, an international trading company offering second-hand harbour equipment, has recently delivered a mobile harbour crane LIEBHERR LHM 150 from Poland to its customer in Portugal. The second-hand crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 40 tons and a maximum radius of 32m, has one remote controlled rotator equipped with a double […]

COSCO buys majority stake in Zeebrugge container terminal from APMT

APMT Zeebrugge

APM Terminals and Hong Kong-based COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd, a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Ltd, have agreed on the sale of APM Terminals’ 76% shares in the APMT Zeebrugge container terminal in Belgium to COSCO Shipping Ports, informed APMT yesterday. Currently, APM Terminals owns 51% in the facility, therefore, it has been agreed […]

Kalmar and Navis make VICT in Melbourne fully automated

Kalmar and Navis, both companies are part of the Finnish Cargotec Corp., have announced today the delivery of the first OneTerminal automation solution to ICTSI’s Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) at the Port of Melbourne, Australia. Kalmar OneTerminal provides an integrated automation solution, delivered by one team, bringing together Kalmar and Navis software systems, equipment […]

COSCO ship passed Northern Sea Route and called at Bronka Port

COSCO Northern Sea Route

On 7 September, Bronka Port (Russia) welcomed СOSCO’s dry cargo carrier LIAN HUA SONG that passed from China to Russia along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the first time in the history of the two countries’ relationships, informs PortNews. The vessel (length – 180m, width – 27m, draft – 7.9m; deadweight – 27,500 t) left […]

Maersk to use blockchain in maritime insurance

blockchain-based shipment

A.P. Moller-Maersk in collaboration with Microsoft, Ernst & Young and the data security company Guardtime have developed a blockchain-based marine insurance platform, reports Reuters. The product has successfully passed a 20-week proof of concept trial and is to be launched in January 2018, when A.P. Moller-Maersk begins using it for some areas of its business, […]

Kalmar to test FastCharge solution at DP World London Gateway

Kalmar FastCharge

DP World London Gateway is to start operating with the first ever fast charging electric shuttle carrier of Kalmar in the beginning of 2018. The fully electric powered Kalmar FastCharge(TM) Shuttle Carrier will be tested at DP World’s UK major container terminal for 6-12 months to ascertain the suitability of a fully electric solution for […]

Brazil’s large container terminal is acquired by China Merchants Port

China Merchants Port TCP

On 4 September, during the 2017 BRICS summit in Xiamen, China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) signed the share purchase agreement with TCP Participações S.A. (TCP) to acquire a 90% stake in TCP, the joint-venture that operates the port of Paranaguá, Brazil, informs the Group. The disclosed purchase price is 2.89 bln Brazilian reals (USD 925 […]

Paceco to deliver RTGs for rail operations in Klaipeda

Paceco RTG Klaipeda

PACECO ESPAÑA, a Spanish leading supplier of cranes and services for container handling, has recently signed an agreement with Klaipedos Konteineriu Terminalas, Lithuania, for the delivery of 2 Transtainer (RTG) cranes. The new 16-wheeled cranes of the latest state-of-the-art PACECO ESPAÑA design have a lifting capacity of 41t under spreader and stack 1-over-5 containers high […]

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