Latest News for: Ship crane


How Retailers are Redesigning Supply Chains to Avoid Disruption

The Maritime Executive 26 Oct 2021
However, it had relatively little impact on shipping and trade - unlike the deep supply chain disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic ... In a port that’s the ship-to-shore cranes. The cranes should never be unable to run because they’re waiting for another part of the operation to catch up. The bottleneck right now is not the cranes.

Yara International Unveils World’s First Autonomous Electric Cargo Ship

Power Technology 26 Oct 2021
Norwegian chemical company Yara International (Yara) has claimed that it has created the world’s first zero-emission, autonomous electric cargo ship to transport goods ... As a result, it will embark on building self-driving cranes and straddle carriers, which are trucks that load containers onto ships.

USA: JAXPORT offers to ease supply chain backlog after setting logistics record

Ruptly 26 Oct 2021
... amount of money rebuilding a new berths, we are deepening our harbour so more ships can come in, one of our big tenants is actually ordering new cranes so, we are investing a lot of money," he went on to say.

Roundup: U.S. western ports announce hefty fines for container unloading delays 26 Oct 2021
dollars a day per container will be levied against shipping companies that unload cargo too slowly in the two busiest ports in the United States, Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and Port of Long Beach (POLB) ... It's the latest move aimed at relieving the logjam of cargo ships, which has disrupted global supply chain, according to Yahoo News.

Environmental Whistleblower Sets Off Probe Into Illegal Discharge Of Petcoke At Port Of Benicia

CBS Sports 26 Oct 2021
“One of the biggest issues we have been seeing is something called overspray, which is essentially when the loading crane from the facility, as it’s going into the bulk carrier vessels, will spray the petcoke out over the ship and produce this aerial plume that is then deposited ...

APM Terminals places ZPMC order, establishes strategic alliance

Seatrade Maritime News 25 Oct 2021
Related. APM Terminals in talks on new Louisiana port facility. The MoU also includes an order for 18 ship-to shore (STS) cranes and 9 yard cranes across 6 terminals and the reservation of production slots for additional 25 STS cranes and 62 Yard cranes in the future ... Related ... .

True power is bottom up, not top down

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Oct 2021
The Finnieston crane towering over the ... The crane was once used to lift steam locomotives on to ships in the Clyde for export all over the world.

Roll on Michigan! Truck drivers needed to help relieve growing backlogs in the global supply chain

Macomb Daily 25 Oct 2021
In order to get products where they need to go Pahoa Express truck drivers adhere to a schedule but it’s all for not when they reach a sea port with ships backed up in the harbor. Even once the vessel arrives there is no guarantee that there will be a crane available to move the container or a worker to operate the crane.

As Major U.S. Hub Ports Struggle, Their Neighbors Want More Traffic

The Maritime Executive 22 Oct 2021
As dozens of ships stack up at anchor at America's busiest destinations for import cargo, other capable facilities are running under capacity and are calling for more traffic ... The port struggled over the summer with a longshore labor shortage and a crane construction project, and carriers responded by skipping calls.

APM Terminals Forms Alliance with China’s ZPMC for Terminal Automation

The Maritime Executive 22 Oct 2021
APM, which is part of A.P ... The agreement also includes an order for 18 Ship-to-Shore (STS) Cranes and nine Yard cranes across six terminals and the reservation of production slots for additional 25 STS cranes and 62 Yard cranes in the future ... ....

California's unionized ports are part of the country's supply chain problem

Hot Air 21 Oct 2021
Matt Schrap, chief executive of the Harbor Trucking Association, whose members service the ports, said the measure will make a “big difference” only if terminals abandon requirements for truckers to return a specific type of empty shipping container before collecting a full one ... the union workers to move containers off ships and onto trucks.

Three STSs for Maher

Vertikal 21 Oct 2021
US container operator Maher Terminals has ordered three Liebherr ship to shore cranes ... .

Days of ’76 crows nest to fly the coop

Black Hills Pioneer 21 Oct 2021
Commissioner Gary Todd asked how much it would cost the city to donate the crows nest. “Are you going to bear the expense to take it down and ship it or what’s their participation?” Todd asked. Kruzel said the shipping is on the city of Kadoka. “The actual crane lift-off is $1,300. We’ll have that paid through HP capital assets ... It’s within the bid ... ....

Fascinated tourists are coming to Savannah see the backlog of cargo ships, tourism boss says

Business Insider 20 Oct 2021
In this June, 19, 2018 photo, several ship to shore cranes stack shipping containers on-board the container ship Maersk Semarang at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga ... Morton A Savannah tourism executive believes the backlog of cargo ships has increased tourism ... ships pass by.

From the Port of Long Beach - a twitter thread

Democratic Underground 20 Oct 2021
First and FYI, Ryan Petersen is CEO of Flexport and Flexport is a freight forwarding and customs brokerage company based in San Francisco, California. (per Wikipedia). I thought this was an interesting read ... /2 ... /3 ... A ship they would normally work with 4-6 cranes they have 2 on ... But with only 2 cranes they run out of time and have to cut the ship loose ... .