almar and TLC Vostochny continue long-term collaboration with new Essential Reachstacker order for intermodal operations

Kalmar and TLC Vostochny Continue Long-TermCollaboration with New Essential Reachstacker Order for Intermodal Operations

February 15,2021 –Kalmar.com

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded a deal to supply Terminal and Logistics Center Vostochny (TLC Vostochny) with a total of six Kalmar Essential Reachstackers for use at the rail intermodal terminal in Electrougly in Russia’s Moscow Oblast district. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q1 order intake, with delivery scheduled to take place in Q3 2021.

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Kalmar to supply nine RTG cranes with SmartPort features to Sepetiba Tecon in Brazil

Kalmar to supply nine RTG cranes with SmartPort features to Sepetiba Tecon in Brazil

February 8,2021– Kalmar.com

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) for the supply of nine Kalmar Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs). The cranes will be delivered to Sepetiba Tecon terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The order that includes Kalmar SmartPort operator assistance features was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 order intake. Delivery is scheduled to be completed in Q1 2022.

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December Closes the Year with Strong Cargo Volume

December Closes the Year with Strong Cargo Volume

February 8, 2021– PortBreakingWaves.com

Despite a challenging spring and summer and the most unusual of years, the Port of New York and New Jersey finished 2020 strong with double-digit cargo volume percentage growth in December.Total volume for December 2020 was 709,075 TEUs (394,889 lifts) versus 584,743 TEUs (330,856 lifts) in December 2019, a 21.3 percent increase. This brings our full-year 2020 volume to 7,585,819 TEUs (4,255,501 lifts), a 1.5 percent increase over 2019 TEU volume of 7,471,131 (4,238,107 lifts).

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LA-LB congestion to clear by late spring: terminal operators

LA-LB Congestion to Clear by Late Spring: Terminal Operators

February 5,2021–JOC.com

Despite some improvement in productivity last month, terminal operators in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach say they probably won’t dig out until late spring from the vessel backlogs and congestion that have plagued them the past six months. Terminal operators say near-record container volumes will continue well into the spring, but the backlogs of vessels in the harbor and laden inbound containers on the terminals should dissipate sometime between April and June.

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Total Cargo and Rail Volumes Rise by Double Digits in November

Total Cargo and Rail Volumes Rise by Double Digits in November

January 11,2020 –BreakingWaves.com

Cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey continued to rise for the 4th month in a row, with total volume for November 2020 at 738,885 TEUs (408,482 containers), up 23.2 percent compared to the same month in 2019 when the seaport handled 599,626 TEUs (338,857 containers). With the latest data available for November, the seaport moved a total of 6,876,744 TEUs (3,860,612 containers) so far in 2020. Imports rose by 27.7 percent in November totaling 386,219 TEUs (214,397 containers), which was up from 302,460 TEUs (171,273 containers) in November 2019.

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Kalmar’s hybrid RTGs to support sustainable growth for Total Terminals International at the Port of Long Beach, California

Kalmar’s hybrid RTGs to support sustainable growth for Total Terminals International at the Port of Long Beach, California

January 7,2021 –Kalmar.com

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed a deal with Total Terminals International, LLC (TTI) to supply a total of six hybrid rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) equipped with a suite of Kalmar SmartPort process automation solutions. Valued at approximately USD 13 million (EUR 11 million), the order also includes a two-year Software Maintenance and Support (M&S) Services agreement for the Kalmar SmartPort software. It was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled for Q4 of 2021.Established in 1991, TTI is a full-service marine terminal and stevedore operator headquartered in Long Beach, California on the US West Coast. The company is 80% owned by Terminal Investment Limited (TiL), a subsidiary of MSC Group, with the remaining 20% owned by Hyundai Merchant Marine Co, Ltd.

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Konecranes Achieved a Leadership Rating in CDP Climate Change Performance Ranking

Konecranes Achieved a Leadership Rating in CDP Climate Change Performance Ranking

December 8,2020–Konecranes.com

Konecranes has received recognition for its ambitious climate work, receiving an A- rating in the CDP’s climate program and a Leadership ranking (A or A-). The measurement is based on the company’s 2019 disclosure about its actions in the last reporting year to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.

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Port of LA Sets New Record, Handling 980,000 TEU in a Month

Port of LA Sets New Record, Handling 980,000 TEU in a Month

November 11, 2020 — MaritimeExecutive.com

The Port of Los Angeles experienced a tremendous cargo surge in October, handling 980,000 TEU in four weeks. It was the busiest month in the port’s history, up 27 percent year-on-year.

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How to Shift Freight Electrification into High Gear

How to Shift Freight Electrification into High Gear

November 12, 2020– Actnews.com

The freight sector presents a unique opportunity to realize the widespread advantages of transportation electrification and reap a host of national security, economic, emissions reduction, and public health benefits. But doing so will require a collaborative effort across manufacturers; utilities; federal, state and local policymakers; the trucking and goods delivery industries; and the electric vehicle supply chain.

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Record 4.2 Million TEUs Handled at Shanghai in October

Record 4.2 Million TEUs Handled at Shanghai in October

November 4, 2020– Maritime Executive.com

The port of Shanghai, China reaffirmed its position as the world’s busiest container port last month setting a new record for the total number of boxes handled. This comes as China is reporting an overall strong rebound in port traffic and the world’s shipping lines are scrambling to meet demand.

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