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Bulk volumes surge in Hamburg

Bulk volumes surge in Hamburg

(Posted on 18/11/21)

In the first nine months of the year, at 95.8 million tons the Port of Hamburg achieved a 2.9 percent increase in seaborne cargo throughput. Bulk cargo throughput advanced especially strongly, being 6.1 percent ahead at 29.7 million tons. Totalling 66.1 million tons, in the first three quarters general cargo throughput was a modest...

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Game changing electric cranes for ABP Ipswich

Game changing electric cranes for ABP Ipswich

(Posted on 11/11/21)

Blue cranes at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Ipswich will soon be turning green. A new supply contract with Cooper Specialised Handling has been agreed which will deliver some of the first fully mains electric powered hydraulic cranes in the UK to the port. This £4 million investment is another step in ABP&...

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Integrated logistics support for UAE construction and metals manufacturing

Integrated logistics support for UAE construction and metals manufacturing

(Posted on 08/11/21)

MICCO Logistics, a subsidiary of AD Ports Group, has acquired 31 tipper trucks as part of their effort to offer broader integrated logistics support to the UAE’s construction and metals manufacturing sectors.The trucks will join MICCO’s existing ground fleet of 400 plus vehicles that currently service a number of different...

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Damen delivers electric fire-fighting vessels in Hamburg

Damen delivers electric fire-fighting vessels in Hamburg

(Posted on 08/11/21)

In a ceremony held in the Port of Hamburg, Damen handed over twin Fire-Fighting vessels to Flotte Hamburg, a subsidiary of the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) tasked with implementing low-emission shipping in the city. With 315 kWh of battery capacity, the state-of-the-art, plug-in hybrid vessels are capable of extended, fully-electric...

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Strategic plan to further develop North Sea Port

Strategic plan to further develop North Sea Port

(Posted on 02/11/21)

North Sea Port is seeking to continue development as a major European port with eight strategic programmes. It has received the unanimous support of its eight shareholders for its 'Connect 2025' strategic plan.North Sea Port is a West European port that extends for more than 60 kilometers, 9.100 hectares, and across two countries...

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Utah and Long Beach take action to address supply chain delays

Utah and Long Beach take action to address supply chain delays

(Posted on 28/10/21)

The Port of Long Beach (POLB), the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), and Union Pacific Railroad have announced a bold initiative that brings rapid relief from existing port congestion by optimizing rail deliveries between California and Utah. In a joint statement, Executive Directors Mario Cordero of the Port of Long Beach and...

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