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New Mega Crane arrives at PSA Halifax. Largest in Eastern Canada

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PortandTerminal.com, June 30, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Continuing with the development of the South End Container Terminal, PSA Halifax, operator of the south-end facility, welcomes another major piece of superstructure with the arrival of a new Super-Post Panamax (SPPX) ship-to-shore container gantrycrane. Able to lift cargo more than 51 metres (170 feet) from the ground and with outreach of …

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Port of Hamburg gets ready for 23,000+ TEU Boxships

PortandTerminal.com, November 7, 2019 HAMBURG, GERMANY – Germany’s Port of Hamburg has received three new gantry cranes that would provide the port with additional capacities for handling 23,000+ TEU ultra large container vessels (ULCVs). The three cranes for the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of the Hamburg Port and Logistics AG (HHLA) arrived on November 5, 2019. They reached the provisional …

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Good news for America’s Ports. Cranes removed from US tariff list (for now)

PortandTerminal.com, August 15, 2019 The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has removed ship-to-shore cranes and shipping containers from a list of $300 billion in goods subject to tariffs on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15, 2019, a victory that will save ports and shippers millions of dollars AAPA’s position on tariffs Photo: Former AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle. Kurt recently …

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Threat of new September 1 tariffs increase concerns at America’s ports

Photo of President Donald Trump

PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2019 The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the unified and recognized voice of America’s seaports, is deeply concerned over the renewed threat of increased tariffs. On Twitter yesterday, President Trump criticized the Chinese government for not living up to its trade promise and threatened to retaliate in advance of upcoming talks with an additional 10 percent …

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