Month: June 2018

Gulftainer’s Sharjah Container Terminal achieves record productivity

Sharjah Container Terminal

Gulftainer, a privately owned United Arab Emirates port operator, registered a record gross crane productivity of 32.2 crane moves per hour in April 2018 at its flagship gateway terminal, Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT), in Port Khalid, informs Thomson Reuters Middle East edition Zawya. Compared to the industry average of 25 crane moves per hour, this significant […]

Konecranes secured contracts for crane deliveries to Savannah and Barcelona

Konecranes crane deliveries

Konecranes has recently won significant contracts with the Georgia Ports Authority and with Hutchison Ports to deliver container handling equipment. The Board of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the purchase of 10 additional Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for the Port of Savannah, Konecranes informs today. This will bring the fleet at the […]

Cargill launches a grain terminal in Ukraine

TIS-Grain

The global agricultural trader Cargill and the Ukrainian company M.V.Cargo launched Phase 1 of the new grain terminal at the port of Yuzhny in Odessa region on the Black Sea last Friday, informs Interfax-Ukraine. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the official opening. Speaking about the importance of this project, Petro Poroshenko said […]

Fair Winds to Ust-Luga Cup 2018 teams!

Ust-Luga Cup

The Ust-Luga Cup 2018, the Baltic Sea regatta of Russian ports and their partners, starts today in Hanko, Finland, informs the regatta’s official website. The 8-days sailing event will link the ports of Hanko, Helsinki and Tallinn and will end up with an award ceremony in the centre of St. Petersburg, Russia. The Cup’s general […]

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