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Rio 2017

21 – 22 June 2017,
Rio de Janeiro

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-    Innovative, new safety procedures in container yard.
-    Improved customer interface rolled out.
-    VGM capabilities installed.

Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), the leading container terminal in Umm Qasr, Iraq, and Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, recently announced the successful implementation of the Navis Sparcs N4 terminal operating system at BGT.

Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has received an order from PT Asahimas Chemical, one of AGC Asahi Glass's consolidated subsidiaries in Indonesia, to provide coal unloading and conveying equipment for installation at its chemical plant site in Cilegon, Indonesia. The coal is used to generate power for the plant. The order was booked into Cargotec's 2016 first quarter order intake.

LONDON CONTAINER TERMINAL LAUNCHES THE FIRST VEHICLE BOOKING APP FOR HAULIERS

Tilbury’s London Container Terminal has this week launched the UK’s first fully integrated Vehicle Booking System (VBS) mobile app uniquely designed for the terminal’s hauliers.

VGM Generation services will be offered to enable supply chain partners to comply with new IMO SOLAS regulations

The Hague, Netherlands - With just 50 days until SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) comes into force APM Terminals is taking the lead to ensure a smooth transition into the new regulatory environment facing over 120 million containers entering the international supply chain. Under international law from 1st July, 2016 shippers are required to provide a VGM for every container before it can be loaded with the shipping line.

londonctlogoLONDON CONTAINER TERMINAL’S EIGHT NEW KALMAR STRADDLES ARRIVE IN TILBURY

London Container Terminal in Tilbury today (11th May) welcomed the arrival of their eight new Kalmar straddle carriers aboard the specialist vessel the BBC Nordland as part of the port’s growing container business.

portoflondonThe Port of London Authority (PLA) has invested £250,000 upgrading its ship’s bridge simulator, adding a full tug bridge simulator in a move that is set to enable a boost in port trade and helps terminals verify their expansion plans.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

CRMG cranes arrive at Liverpool2

CRMG CRANES ARRIVE IN MERSEY FOR LIVERPOOL2 DEVELOPMENT

  • First six of 22 to be installed at £300m terminal
  • Arrival marks end of 13,730 mile (11,930nm) journey from Nantong, China.

Forth Ports has confirmed today (28th April) that, through significant investment in  its straddle carrier fleet and IT development, the company will offer shippers a solution to determine the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) of export containers arriving at its terminals in Tilbury and Grangemouth, ensuring compliance with the updated provisions of SOLAS VI (Safety of Life at Sea).

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XVELA, creators of the world’s first cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, and Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest liner shipping companies, today announced that they have entered into a pilot program to carry out the first real-world trials of the XVELA platform. Hapag-Lloyd is the first ocean carrier to sign on for the pilot program of XVELA’s next-generation solution, underscoring the company’s long-standing commitment to innovation.

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