Coaltrans Virtual World Coal Leaders Network 2020Cleveland Cascades LtdTMS Awards 2020TBA GroupPort of Vancouver USASailors Society
  • TMS Webinar Series COVID-19: A Leadership Perspective - ‘Container Terminals in the Pandemic - Rapid bounce back or slow recovery?
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • Vigan
  • Cimbria
  • Port of Vancouver USA

RAM appoints Cooper UK Agent

(Posted on 20/03/20)

Cooper Specialised Handling, the UK’s leading independent port-equipment supplier, has announced a distribution agreement with RAM Spreaders to market and distribute the complete range of RAM spreaders throughout the UK and Ireland.

Part of PEINER SMAG Lifting Technologies GmbH, RAM spreaders are a world-leading lifting accessories supplier between crane and load for both container and bulk cargo handling. Offering a complete range of innovative products that encompass spreaders and headblocks for multiple container-lifting through to handling and discharging of bulk containers, the RAM range represents a ‘hand-in-glove fit’ for Cooper’s increasing solutions-based equipment portfolio.

The new agreement sees Cooper take responsibility for both influencing new RAM spreaders onto new cranes regardless of crane supplier but also the replacement spreader market where RAM promises a full interchangeability service. Support will be provided by Cooper’s ever-expanding service engineering team backed-up by RAM’s specialist team, who will focus on training and technical support.

Speaking on behalf of Cooper SH, Chris Barnes, Sales Director, stated, “The RAM range is a perfect complement within our range and broadens our scope further. RAM Spreaders is a global brand with a significant population of units in use in the UK and Irish markets” Chris continued “We view the recent partnership with TEC Container in conjunction with RAM as a fresh approach to the STS, yard crane and MHC markets that also provides a unique portfolio enhancing our solutions-based opportunities where we appear to excel.”

Cameron Hay of RAM Spreaders said,” The Cooper option is a viable one for RAM in which we identified natural synergies between our businesses and feel confident will increase our presence in the important UK market. Our offices in Skelmersdale remain as one of our major hubs for product support and parts sales.

Latest News

Reasonable result for Cargotec despite pandemic

(Posted on 23/10/20)

Cargotec’s interim report January–September 2020 has shown that performance improved from... Read more


Bright outlook at Gibraltar repair yard

(Posted on 18/10/20)

Ship repair activity at Gibdock has continued to be rock solid, despite uncertainties through the first... Read more


Survitec celebrates centenary with virtual museum

(Posted on 16/10/20)

Survitec, a global provider of survival solutions, has partnered with the Museum of Godalming, located... Read more


Ocean Technologies NI’s first Sapphire Affiliate Member

(Posted on 16/10/20)

In a move to support the commitment of The Nautical Institute’s work to promote professionalism... Read more


Savanah terminal increases capacity with Bruks Siwertell

(Posted on 14/10/20)

Bruks Siwertell has been awarded a contract to supply the USA-based Colonial Group with a new high-capacity... Read more


(Posted on 12/10/20)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide cargo handling cranes for four 62,000 dwt... Read more


Wärtsilä Voyage selected by MMA

(Posted on 12/10/20)

Wärtsilä Voyage will supply two of its advanced cloud-based simulation solutions to the Massachusetts... Read more


Wärtsilä provides training solution for Anglo-Eastern

(Posted on 07/10/20)

Wärtsilä Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution has been selected by leading ship manager, Anglo... Read more


PureCool, enables methane slip reduction

(Posted on 07/10/20)

With IMO targeting a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, LNG is becoming a natural choice... Read more


Konecranes and Cargotec to merge

(Posted on 02/10/20)

Plans for Konecranes and Cargotec to merge have been announced in a move which will create a global... Read more


Bühler GmbHTMS Webinar Series COVID-19: A Leadership Perspective - ‘Container Terminals in the Pandemic - Rapid bounce back or slow recovery?TOC EventsViganPort of South LouisianaCimbria
  • TBA Group
  • China Coaltrans 2020
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Coaltrans Virtual World Coal Leaders Network 2020

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping