Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

GT USA increases cargo handling capacity in Wilmington

GT USA Wilmington, the US arm of Gulftainer, has placed an order with Konecranes for nine all-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes for its facilities at the port of Wilmington.

Photo credit: Port of Wilmington

The units will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, in line with GT USA’s plans to modernise and improve its infrastructure in Wilmington.

In addition to the nine 41-ton (37.2-tonne) rubber-tyred gantry cranes, the order includes three 45-ton (40.8-tonne) reachstackers.

GT USA plans to invest USD100 million in its facilities at the port of Wilmington in 2019. In total, the company will invest USD500 million in a phased development plan aimed at increasing the operational efficiency and overall productivity at the port.

www.gulftainer.com

www.portofwilmington.com

www.konecranes.com

Heavy Lift | News

Express discharge at the port of Tyne thumbnail image

Express discharge at the port of Tyne

July 17 - Höegh Autoliners has transported five Hitachi TransPennine Express train carriages from Kobe, Japan to the port of Tyne in the UK. 
Views: 197
UAL adds Houston port call thumbnail image

UAL adds Houston port call

July 12 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has added the port of Houston to its liner service that connects the US Gulf and Mexico with West Africa.
Views: 986

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.