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APM Terminals Mobile to expand by 32 acres
24 May, 2022 APM Terminals Mobile has signed an agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority to add 32 acres to the current 134 acre container terminal yard to keep pace with future demand, creating one million TEU throughput capacity that is approved to handle 14,000 TEU ships.
  • Port of Koper orders 3 electric Konecranes RTGs
    The operator of the Port of Koper in Slovenia, Luka Koper has ordered three electric Konecranes RTG cranes featuring an auto plug-in system, to be in February 2023. When the cranes are handed-over, Koper will operate a fleet of 30 Konecranes RTGs.


Second wind
05 May, 2022 According to the World Economic Forum, The Netherlands is the European leader in infrastructure with innovative and sustainable practices making expansion in this part of the World a smart choice. The Dutch also have the highest-ranking seaports in the EU in terms of efficiency. Jenny Eagle reports.
  • In the driver’s seat
    Safety and productivity are powering the overhead crane control market. Lucy Perry investigates.
  • Fuel for debate
    The world’s energy supply faces crisis. Climate change, and the war in Ukraine, are forcing a re-think of future supply. New sources will need new lifting gear. Julian Champkin reports.
  • Too Hot to Handle
    Morgan Automation partners with Siemens to install its motion control and material handling product and software suites for three cranes transferring hot coils at a US Steel Mill
    Chain hoists are deceptively simple. Julian Champkin reports on improvements and new introductions.
    As William Hackett sees continued success with its Quad Pawl technology and 3t EnerMech launches a $20m Guyana Training Centre of Excellence with Orinduik Development and Windsor Technologies, Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news to come from the subsea and offshore sector.


MacGregor partners with PŻM on RoRo equipment for 3 vessels
24 May, 2022 MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply comprehensive packages of RoRo (Roll-on/Roll-off) equipment for three pro-ecological, low-emission vessels powered by four LNG engines of dual-fuel type with battery assistance (hybrid).
  • Konecranes recognised for its Diversity & Inclusion
    The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion (Pörssisäätiö), a foundation promoting securities investment and the securities market, has rewarded Konecranes as the best Finnish Large Cap company on furthering diversity. Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of Konecranes’ culture and business, propelling its performance and organization.
  • A.P. Moller - Maersk reports record Q1 results
    A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) delivered record results for Q1 2022 across its businesses, driven by higher rates and strong long-term partnerships with customers seeking end-to-end supply chain support.