New Intermodal Terminal for NZ

NZ’s KiwiRail has announced plans for a new intermodal hub in the lower North Island. A flyover released by KiwiRail shows container handling with reachstackers The announcement is the first significant investment by state owned KiwiRail in a new terminal in many years. For over a decade since the rail network was renationlised the NZ […]

Siwertell Ship-Unloader Delivered to Veracruz

Bruks Siwertell has confirmed that it was the supplier of a high-capacity ship-unloader recently delivered to the new Agribulk Terminal in Veracruz, Mexico. As reported by Bulk Materials International last month, terminal operator Gramosa Agroalimentos SA said its new equipment can both unload an 80,000dwt Panamax vessel in four days and load a 75-wagon block train in under […]

Short Sea Bulkers for Rhenus-Arkon-Shipinvest

Rhenus-Arkon-Shipinvest has placed orders for the first four environmentally-friendly vessels known as Hanse Eco Short Sea Coasters   The cargo hold has capacity for more than 5,500 m3 of bulk, project or breakbulk cargo Construction work is expected to start in February 2020 and the ships are due to be delivered during H2 2021. The […]

MSC ISABELLA Makes First Call in Singapore

MSC ISABELLA, one of the new ships from MSC’s GÜLSÜN class of container vessels, made its maiden call at the Port of Singapore on 10 November 2019. The GÜLSÜN class is currently the world’s largest series of container ships MSC ISABELLA is the biggest container ship to date to call at Singapore, the world’s top […]

Hong Kong Seaport Alliance Launches Barge Initiative

Hong Kong terminal operators come together in bid to make barge services more efficient. The Hong Kong Seaport Alliance (HKSPA) has launched a series of new barge initiatives to improve service levels for barge handling at Hong Kong. The HKSPA consists of four terminal operators: Hong Kong International Terminals, Modern Terminals, COSCO-HIT Terminals and Asia […]

CM Labs Launches New MHC Training Pack

New MHC training environment can run on any CM Labs simulator CM Labs Simulations has announced a new operator training solution for mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) is available as part of its Vortex solution suite of port equipment simulators. “CM Labs’ MHC Simulator Training Pack delivers a safe training environment that is available 24/7 and […]