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The Port of Dover is closed this Monday morning as strong winds gusting at 65 knots are battering the south-eastern coast of England.

The Port of Antwerp today announced that it will set up a taskforce before the end of the year to allow its users to share best practises against cybercrime.

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Green Marine to advance the environmental sustainability of port and terminal operators.

Grup TCB’s container terminal in Valencia is using the world’s first ship-to-shore Super Post-Panamax crane entirely lit by LEDs (light-emitting diodes).

Australian consultancy firm BMT WBM has secured a six-year contract to provide environmental monitoring services to the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL).

The prototype for a reach stacker fuelled by both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to be ready at the end of this month, Kalmar announced today. The dual-power machine is scheduled to be demonstrated on December 4th at the port of Livorno, Italy.

Activity is coming back to normal at ports on India’s eastern coast after the cyclonic storm Phailin hit land on Saturday evening.

MSC Home Terminal in Antwerp has ordered five electric straddle carriers from Kalmar and will rent one new generation hybrid straddle carrier from the Finnish manufacturer.

UniportBilbao today announced that a Basque delegation is to visit Poland next week to promote the port located on the northern coast of Spain.

APM Terminals says that year-to-date it has reduced its Lost-Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) to 2 per million man-hours worked.


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