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Konecranes today announced that it is to deliver its first container handling cranes to Colombia after receiving an order for six electric RTGs from TCBUEN (Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura).

Finnish manufacturer Cargotec today announced that its daughter brand Kalmar has been awarded a contract to supply eight zero emission rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to the port of Oslo, Norway.

Twenty more companies including Singapore Cruise Centre and PSA Marine today signed the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge, an initiative for an environmentally friendly Singapore port under the aegis of Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore.

A new Port Security Management System (PSMS), developed as part of a European R&D project, will be introduced this week in London.

Jamaica expects to strike within three months a framework agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) about its proposed $1.5 billion investment for the development of a transshipment port on the Caribbean island.

The Port of Rotterdam’s InlandLinks platform today launched an application to help shippers find an inland terminal where they can drop off or pick up empty containers.

The ports of Felixstowe, Southampton and Dover have reopened after the severe storm that battered the south and east of Britain yesterday.

The Port of Long Beach (California) will hold a free workshop on computer security, which will also be webcast live on Wednesday afternoon.

Dover has re-opened and Southampton is back to normal this Monday morning after the closure and delays caused by the strong winds that battered the south and the east of Britain overnight. Felixstowe is hoping to resume operations shortly.

Strong winds forced the UK’s largest container port to suspend operations this Monday morning.


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