IT security: hot on ports’ agenda

cyber security

Cyber security is becoming one of the primary issues for ports. In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim of a global cyber-attack named Petya, which affected all Maersk business units, including container shipping, port and tug boat operations, as well as oil and gas production, drilling services, and oil tankers. The incident costed the company […]

Liebherr Reachstackers LRS 545 in Durban: from dispatch to commissioning (video)

Liebherr Reachstacker LRS 545

In December 2017, Transnet SOC Ltd ordered seven Liebherr Reachstacker LRS 545 for its container terminal in Durban, South Africa. The machines were dispatched from the manufacturing site in Sunderland, Great Britain, in February and thanks to the professional on-site assembly by qualified Liebherr service engineers in Durban, all seven units were put into operation […]

PORTSSOLUTIONS delivers biggest mobile crane to Sevilla

Estibadora Sevillana

The international port equipment trading company PORTSSOLUTIONS has delivered a second-hand harbor mobile crane Liebherr LHM 550 to the Spanish port of Sevilla. This crane comes from Malabo (Guinee Equatorial) and will be employed by the stevedoring company Estibadora Sevillana that handles general cargo as well as dry bulk, liquid bulk and project cargo. Carlos […]

Malaga lures Hapag-Lloyd with a new rail service

Noatum Terminal Malaga

Noatum Terminal Malaga has launched a rail service for import/export containers between Madrid and the port of Malaga, Spain. The new service was initiated following the decision of Noatum Terminals, the terminals operating division of Noatum Maritime, to engage in local container traffic, informs the company’s press service. Having invested in additional equipment to handle […]

Noatum expands in Valencia with EUR 26.5 mln investment

Noatum Valencia

Following the recently announced extension of Noatum’s container terminal concession in Valencia, there comes the news of the company’s intention to invest EUR 26.5 mln into the terminal’s expansion, writes the Spanish daily Las Provincias. In late July, the Port Authority of Valencia (APV, La Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) announced in the State’s Official Bulletin […]

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