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DELTA, BC, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Following breaking ground on its CAD$280 million GCT Deltaport Intermodal Yard Reconfiguration project in Port Metro Vancouver, GCT Canada has confirmed the order of two high-efficiency "megamax" ship-to-shore ("STS") cranes from the industry's largest crane manufacturer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. ("ZPMC"). Boasting a 23+ container wide outreach, the STS cranes will be capable of handling the largest vessels in service worldwide. Upon commissioning, the state-of-the-art cranes will be among the largest in the Americas, standing over 137 metres (450 feet or 45 stories) high, with a lift capacity of 65 tonnes (145,600 pounds).

Global marine terminal operator, DP World, continues to invest in automation and takes remote control to the next level at its flagship Jebel Ali port in Dubai, UAE.

DP World has released report on the role of ICT in the Port and Logistics sector, issued as part of the first ever Innovation Week in the UAE.

The Berth 9 Extension at the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain, has been opened by Dr Therese Coffey MP, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons.

International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) recently took delivery of four new rubber tired gantry cranes (RTGs) for its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).

Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) held an event on Wednesday (21 October) to mark the handling of 15 million twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU) of containers since the commencement of operations in 2002

Six new STS cranes and 29 RTGs on order to serve the deep-water Moin Container Terminal, opening in 2018.
Larger container ships with increased refrigerated container capacity will be able to call Costa Rica directly.

  • LHM 600 still favourite model in the region
  • Initial orders from three Caribbean countries

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST) moved 15.000 TEU via rail in August, breaking its previous record of 13.000 TEU set in March of this year. During August BEST serviced nearly 300 trains, a 25% increase on its monthly average.

New Version Supports Industry Move to Automation; Delivers Enhanced Capabilities for Rail Operations, System Performance & N4 Migrations at Terminals Globally

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