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Innovative hydraulic systems for harbour and container cranes by Gerhard Ruppel, Gerhard Ruppel Hydraulik, Bad Münder

Crane hydraulics in ports and dockyards The demanding operating conditions, large loads and 24 hour working associated with portside container cranes means high-performance hydraulic systems are required. Ruppel Hydraulik has developed and produced a wide range of system solutions for harbour cranes, including compact hydraulic units for sway control, as …

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Cabka-IPS grows its family of strong container pallets with the Endur S7 and C7.2

The pallets are charactersized by their square size, a robust design, their impact resistance, and their load capacity of 1,250 kg on high racks. Both are used, for example, to store FIBCs, flexible intermediate bulk containers, also called big bags, in high-bay warehouses. The difference between the two pallets is …

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System supplier BEUMER presents its filling, palletizing and packaging equipment, the right system for every task

At the French packaging exhibition Emballage 2014 (November 17 to 20 in Paris), the BEUMER Group will be presenting its extensive expertise as afull-line supplier of machinery for filling, palletizing and packaging. Visitors to the trade fair will be able to learn all about the new filling machines from the …

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Intermodal Europe co-location brings opportunities

For the first time ever, Intermodal Europe 2014 will be co-located with Transport & Logistics Rotterdam, increasing the opportunity for visitors and exhibitors to do business and meet new contacts. “There is a strong crossover between both Intermodal Europe and Transport & Logistics events,” explains Sophie Ahmed, Event Director. “By …

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Mercedes-Benz Actros sails into Turners’ OOCL fleet

One of Britain’s biggest privately-owned transport companies, Newmarket-based Turners, has set the first five Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to work on its prestigious contract with global shipping giant OOCL. Based at the Daventry International Rail Terminal, they are 2545 models with aerodynamic StreamSpace cabs and 330 kW (450 hp) engines …

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The Ocean Exchange announces 2014 Winners

The Ocean Exchange has announced the two winners of the Ocean Exchange 2014 awards. Each award includes a $100,000 prize from worldwide sponsors Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). The Orcelle Award goes to Minesto Advancing a commercially viable shipping and logistics solution for increased sustainability through zero-emissions, …

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Shippers support development of data collection system for maritime emissions says GSF

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for shippers’ carbon reporting requirements to be fully considered as the maritime sector develops technical and operational measures to reduce emissions. Ahead of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 67) next week, GSF is supporting progress towards establishing a …

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