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“HIGHEST GAINS” PREDICTED FOR PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

The port infrastructure market is projected to see the highest gains through 2017 to 2025. According to Coherent Market Insights’ Port Infrastructure Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2016–2024, this growth is mainly due to the proliferation of sea trade and major infrastructural development investments in the emerging economies of the Asia Pacific… Read more »

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Siemens to automate RTGs at Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has ordered eight new RTGs with automation and remote control technology from Siemens. The order marks an important step for Hutchison Ports, which owns and operates the Port of Felixstowe in the UK, as it rolls out automation and remote control systems on STS cranes and RTGs at a growing number… Read more »

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Log-In Logistica live with XVELA

Brazilian shipping line and logistics company Log-In Logistica has become the first shipping line in Latin America to “collaborate on stowage planning” using the XVELA cloud solution.   Stowage for Log-In’s fleet of seven container vessels ranging from 1,600 TEU to 2,800 TEU capacity is now planned using XVELA’s cloud solution, and the carrier has… Read more »

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Fully digital, autonomous terminal for Yara

A first for Kalmar as Yara orders the “world’s first fully-digitalized and zero emission cargo solution” to support Yara’s new fully autonomous feeder vessel. Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at… Read more »

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Trieste Marine Terminal sees increased rail traffic in Q1 2018

In January-March 2018, rail traffic connecting Pier VII with Italy and Europe increased by 65%, in relation to volumes. Budapest and Burghausen routes saw substantial increases in traffic handled, mainly due to the strengthening of the Hungarian service and the optimization of the second weekly rail connection with Burghausen, Upper Bavaria, which began in March… Read more »

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LNG Dredger conversion begins at Damen Dunkerque

Work has begun on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, which will become Europe’s first LNG-fuelled dredger. The vessel is being converted from diesel-electric to dual-fuel propulsion at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. Steel has been cut for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new… Read more »

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VTR mvoes from terminal area in Genoa port

Genoa, Italy  – The continuous increase in traffic volume has led to a reorganisation of the terminal areas. The VTR area for handling empty containers has been moved outside the Terminal. This has allowed the group to obtain new space to be dedicated to import and export and, at the same time, to facilitate return… Read more »

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TRELLEBORG PRESENTS GREEN SMARTPORT CONCEPT

Trelleborg Marine Systems is stressing the importance of ‘hyper-collaboration’ to improve safety, efficiency and sustainability of operations for green smart ports of the future. The global mooring specialist will discuss the technologies that are available, how they can be used in practice and how they might evolve going forward, at the upcoming Green Maritime Forum… Read more »