Rostock, Germany – The new LPS 420 E is the latest extension of the Liebherr mobile harbour crane product range. The newly designed machine is a purely electric driven portal crane. All crane movements like luffing, hoisting, slewing and travelling are done by electric motors. Continue reading Liebherr launches first purely electrical Port Crane
Hyogo, Japan — Japanese logistics company Kamigumi have announced to establish a terminal operating company named International Bulk Terminal (Thilawa) Co., Ltd. (IBTT) mainly focusing on the handling of grain, feed and other bulk cargo at the Thilawa region of Yangon port in Myanmar as a joint venture with Lluvia Ltd. of Myanmar. The new terminal to be build will cover an area of 80,000 square meters and is scheduled for completion in April 2019.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly handling these massive ships.
National Ports Corporation is one of the world’s leading developers of integrated infrastructure solutions for floating ports and shallow water ports. In partnership with thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions the company has developed a self-unloading super shallow draft bulk carrier that, according its the developers, will revolutionise the transhipping operation in shallow water ports around the world – the Transmax™. Continue reading thyssenkrupp: Transmax, a Self-unloading Bulk-Carrier to overcome Drought Limited Ports