Konecranes is partnering with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling technology that revolutionizes material handling in logistics hubs and distribution centers. Konecranes and Pesmel signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 25th November 2021, to provide the globally available new…
Outokumpu signs a new deal on three cargo vessels with Langh Ship to reduce CO2 emissions in transports Outokumpu has agreed with its long-term transport partner, Finnish shipping company Langh Ship to replace the current three cargo vessels with new…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 13:36

The life of a crane

In 1992 the ambitious Van Seumeren company purchased four Demag CC4800 cranes. This was a bold move because the 800t CC4800 was one of the world’s biggest models of crane at that time, and the business had not yet undergone…
Eurotransit Group of Companies (Eurotransit) in Kazakhstan has ordered two Konecranes Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its new intermodal terminal under construction in Dostyk, near the border with China. The order was booked in August 2021 and the cranes will…
Crowley’s ship assist and escort services group has agreed to charter its third Tier IV ship assist tug, Athena. Athena meets U.S. EPA Tier IV requirements for emissions control technology. The vessel will be equipped with remote monitoring for the…
Leading North American terminal operator LOGISTEC USA Inc. (LOGISTEC) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their terminal at the Port of Manatee in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. The order, booked in August, will…
No queuing at busy pick-up points – starting from November, an electric robot will be operating in Hyväntoivonpuisto in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, providing an easy way for residents to pick up their packages. The increase in the population of the Jätkäsaari…
NEMPORT LÌMAN ÌŞLETMELERI (Nemport) in Izmir, Turkey, has ordered 10 Konecranes Noell Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to handle growing container traffic. The order was booked in July and the cranes will be delivered in October 2022. Nemport said: “Nemport is…
More needs to be done to keep experienced truck drivers behind the wheel and help address the current shortage – with more respect and improved conditions top of the list. Initial findings from a survey which commenced in August for…
Geek+, a global AMR leader, is proud to announce it has won the European Product Design Award in the industrial robot category with RoboShuttle, the double deep tote-picking robot for high-density storage. The award recognizes the combination of flexibility and…
Massive module loaded-out safely and to schedule Mammoet has loaded out a main support frame (MSF) module in Thailand, using a significant 604 axle lines of SPMT at Aibel Thailand’s yard in Leam Chabang. This module was the largest ever…
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:14

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirectional forklift with up to…
In conjunction with the SITL trade show scheduled for 13-15 September at Paris Porte de Versailles, Scallog is announcing a new contract in Belgium for robotization of the new distribution centre operated by Newpharma, the Belgian online pharmacy that serves…
Geek+, a global AMR leader, is proud to announce the launch of a new solution for Smart Mixed Case palletizing, co-developed with WSR Solutions, a provider of intelligent warehouse management tools. The solution combines Geek+ autonomous mobile robots and WSR’s…
Nidec ASI is awarded a €12 million contract for the electrification of the berths in the port of Malta, which will relaunch tourism from a more sustainable perspective  This innovative electrical supply system for cruise ships moored in the port…