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Post-Panamax cranes boost Canadian container terminal’s capacity
03 February, 2023 DP World and Port Saint John on Canada’s Atlantic coast have welcomed two new post-Panamax cranes to the container terminal.
  • Ship-to-shore cranes arrive in Jeddah Islamic Port
    The Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), a strategic partner of Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port and the operator of its North Container Terminal, has procured three ZPMC ship-to-shore (STS) cranes.


Product report: Lifting point safety and security
01 February, 2023 Keeping a load securely attached to a lifting rope is not always straightforward. Julian Champkin reports.


Hire Association Europe recognises Common Assessment Standard
30 January, 2023 The UK-based Hire Association Europe (HAE), which includes HSS Hire and other lifting equipment suppliers among its members, has reached an agreement with construction industry organisation Build UK to recognise its Common Assessment Standard.
  • Who is responsible for safety?
    Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, runs through the roles and responsibilities for ensuring the continued safety of in-service lifting equipment.
  • Below the hook: No-release claws
    In the first edition of a new column designed to help users select the right tool for the job, Darrin Noe, director of sales and marketing at The Caldwell Group, explores hooks that cannot release rigging while loaded.
  • Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen to retire in 2023
    Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen has informed Cargotec’s board of directors of his intention to retire from Cargotec during 2023, in accordance with the terms of his CEO service contract. The board has initiated a search for a successor.