Bahamas port goes electric with mobile harbour crane

Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 mobile harbour crane to add substantial extra capacity to their terminal at the Port of Nassau. This crane will be the first at the port to run on mains power, which means zero emissions during operation. The crane was ordered in Q1 2024 and […]

15/04/2024 - 10:41 am

HSS adds more electric Sinobooms

One of the UK and Ireland’s leading equipment hire companies, HSS Hire, has placed a substantial order for over 130 electric Sinoboom scissor lifts and vertical mast lifts, which will be fulfilled by authorised GB distributor Pinnacle Platforms. HSS Hire has previously invested in Sinoboom equipment; a first order for 30 of the 1932ME scissor […]

29/02/2024 - 11:16 am

Three Kalmar straddle carriers for SOMACOM

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and DMP SAS, Kalmar’s regional dealer, have concluded an agreement with Société De Manutention Et De Consignation Maritime (SOMACOM) to deliver three diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at the Ile de la Réunion Terminal. The large order was booked in Cargotec’s 2023 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to be completed […]

19/02/2024 - 13:54 pm

Kalmar to supply three hybrid straddle carriers for SAMR

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with CMA Terminals, a subsidiary of CMA CGM, to supply three Kalmar hybrid straddle carriers for SAMR, its terminal on Réunion Island. The large order was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 2023 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled for Q4 2024. Réunion Island is now the […]

13/02/2024 - 15:56 pm

Kalmar and Wallenius Wilhelmsen strengthen decades-long collaboration

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received a large order from leading Norwegian logistics service provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen to supply four heavy electric forklift trucks, two electric reachstackers and three heavy terminal tractors for the company’s US logistics network. The order, which also includes the Kalmar Insight fleet performance management tool, was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 […]

09/01/2024 - 14:53 pm

Two new Jekkos arrive at Empire

Two new Jekko articulating crawler cranes have been delivered to Empire Crane Company at its Hanson, MA, USA, site.  The Jekko JF990 is the first of its kind to make it to the US and is the biggest transportable crawler crane in the brand’s lineup. It features a lifting capacity of 46,297lb, a 112ft reach […]

04/01/2024 - 13:32 pm

The Italian Army chooses Easy Lift

At the beginning of December Easy Lift delivered 20 tracked platforms, model R180 and one tracked platform model R130 to the Italian Army. The R180s have been customised to best meet the Army’s needs for working at height. Compared to the standard version, structural changes included turret rotation of 360deg, the Scanreco wire control with […]

20/12/2023 - 14:02 pm

Kalmar and Super Terminais continue collaboration with new equipment order

Kalmar, has concluded an agreement with long-term Brazilian customer Super Terminais Ltd (Super Terminais) to supply a wide variety of equipment and services for its Manaus terminal in northern Brazil. Super Terminais is recognised for efficiency and concern for sustainability in operations. The order comprises four Kalmar reachstackers, two Kalmar empty container handlers, eight Kalmar […]

20/12/2023 - 13:29 pm

Konecranes’ support growth of Eldorado Brasil Celulose Logistica

Konecranes delivered seven forklifts and two gantry cranes to Eldorado Brasil’s new cellulose terminal in Port of Santos in Q3 2023, completing an order that also involved joint planning and consulting on the layout of the terminal to ensure Eldorado gets the best business return for its major investment. Eldorado Brasil’s new terminal in Port […]

05/12/2023 - 16:05 pm

Port Houston orders five more Konecranes RTGs

Port Houston in Texas has ordered five Konecranes hybrid RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal to support its long-term improvement programme covering channel development and land infrastructure investment. The order was booked in Q3 2023, with the cranes to be delivered at the beginning of 2025. Port Houston is continuing to hybridise RTG container […]

16/09/2023 - 19:11 pm

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