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Lifting Safety Conference: Report

In Mining, News, Oil & Gas, Ports & Logisticsby s.holz

Paterson Simons recently concluded another Lifting Safety Conference in Takoradi, Ghana. Previous conferences were held in 2010, and 2012, however 2017’s has been declared the most successful to date with a record turn-out this year of over 60 attendees. We were thrilled that customers and other interested parties from across …

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Terberg unveil revolutionary automated terminal tractor

In News, Ports & Logisticsby s.holz

Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are centrally controlled, driver-less horizontal transportation vehicles that have been a part of advanced port technology for a number of years, with perhaps the most prominent example being PSA Singapore’s fleet of 30 AGVs. Leading port technology manufacturer, Terberg Special Vehicles of the Netherlands, has been at …

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Buy a JCB Teletruk Forklift Today from a Brand-approved dealer.

In Ports & Logistics, Solutionsby s.holz

Paterson Simons is an accredited JCB forklift stockist and service dealership. Our experience with sales, service, maintenance and repair of JCB Teletruk Forklifts in West Africa is second-to-none. Our factory-trained JCB Teletruk forklift and crane engineers are based throughout the region in Ghana, Nigeria, Togo and Cameroon and can be deployed further afield to Liberia, Niger, …

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A brief history of the shipping container

In News, Ports & Logisticsby s.holz

Container ship revolution by BRIAN J. CUDAHY Browsing through a general-purpose bookshop section on “Transport by Sea” would lead to titles on the stately passenger liners of yesteryear, old-fashioned paddle-wheel steamboats, luxury cruise ships, and warships of every shape and size. Few, if any, volumes would cover the seagoing merchant …