CMA CGM Unveils Its Customer Centricity Strategy

March 07, 2018

CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, again unveiled its customer centricity strategy to create the customer experience of tomorrow, considering the fact that customer experience management has become a strategic necessity to satisfy customer demands, deliver consistent and rewarding service, and ultimately strengthen customer relationships.…See Details...

Samudera Indonesia Added New Vessel Sinar Palopo for Domestic Market

March 05, 2018

Located at Keppel Terminal, PSA Singapore, the 53rd-years PT Samudera Indonesia officially held the welcome ceremony and gratitude event upon the arrival of its vessel named MV Sinar Palopo on February 12th, 2018.…See Details...

Cargo Owners’ Behavior Still a Homework for 24/7 Services

March 05, 2018

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi urges the port and terminal operators at Tanjung Priok to consistently run their programs for non-stop service or usually called 24/7 services (24 hours a day and 7 days in a week), though facing obstacles from cargo owners. …See Details...

Global Container Terminals Orders 10 More Eco-efficient Konecranes RTGs

March 02, 2018

GCT Canada Limited Partnership has ordered ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for its terminals in British Columbia, Canada. The cranes comply with the US EPA Tier 4f standard for diesel engines.…See Details...

BASF Extend Their Fleet with Another Konecranes Barge Handler

March 02, 2018

​ German chemical company BASF has chosen Konecranes to supply another barge handler for their operations in Antwerp. The new Konecranes SMV 4545 TCX4 BH is BASF Antwerp NV’s third reach stacker for barge handling.…See Details...

Poor Terminal Productivity Causes Labors Cooperative Suffer Billion of Loss

February 28, 2018

Port Labors Cooperative Koperasi Karya Sejahtera Tenaga Kerja Bongkar Muat (KSTKBM) Tanjung Priok suffered Rp 6.3 billion loss in 2017, following the lower productivity of the two leading international container terminals – the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) and TPK Koja – at Tanjung Priok.…See Details...

IPC Completing Land Acquisition for Kijing, Expecting Ground Breaking in March

February 26, 2018

State port operator PT Pelindo II/IPC is now completing land acquisition works for development of Kijing Terminal in Mempawah, West Kalimantan. Compensation for are of 14 hectare, totaling of 65 land areas plus their buildings, was completed last week (Friday, February 22). The buildings, including government office, will be relocated.…See Details...

​ 8.000 New Containers in Hamburg Süd Colors

February 26, 2018

More than 8,000 brand new containers with the distinctive red exterior paint and white lettering Hamburg Süd have been delivered by the container factory of Maersk Container Industry (MCI) in the Chinese city of Dongguan. The 40’ high cube standard Hamburg Süd containers which have been built since mid-January are coated with a special water-based, environmentally friendly paint.…See Details...

DNV GL Targets Every Vessel in the Fleet Using Electronic Certificates in 2018

February 21, 2018

Just four months after the launching of electronic certificates, the classification bureau DNV GL has issued more than 50,000 certificates, the company had said. Following the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates, in mid October 2017, DNV GL launched its electronic certificates. …See Details...

GPA Orders 8 Konecranes Boxporter RMG

February 20, 2018

​The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the USA has embarked upon the Mason Mega Rail Project that will double the Port of Savannah’s on-dock rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year. As part of the project, the GPA has ordered 8 Konecranes BOXPORTER RMG cranes for the expanded intermodal container handling. Delivery will occur in two parts, one in the second half of 2019 and one in the second half of 2020. Work on the GPA’s Mason Mega Rail Terminal project in Savannah is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020. This rail terminal will combine and expand upon the rail yards currently operated by CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads at GPA’s Garden City Terminal. The project will also increase the number of working tracks from eight to 18. The terminal will allow 10,000-ft trains to be loaded and unloaded with containers, rapidly increasing service to an arc of inland American markets from Memphis to Chicago. “The Konecranes RMGs will play an integral role in our rail expansion, allowing the Port of Savannah to handle more containers by rail, with greater efficiency than ever before,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch.…See Details...