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A brief history of the shipping container

In News, Ports & Logistics by 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 …

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RAM says farewell to iconic founder.

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In a touching, yet festive event RAM spreaders says, “Farewell” to their iconic founder. Complete with a James-bond themed arrival of the guest of honour, the event at the Hotel Atlantic Kempinski in Hamburg saw guests from near and far pay tribute to a true spreader pioneer. Robert joined the family …

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60 Boxes an Hour: The all-new RAM SingFlex hoist block.

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After 15 years in development RAM has unveiled its tandem 40 system SingFlex system. Already in operation at DP World London Gateway and Jebel Ali T3, the system now consistently achieves 60 conatiners per hour. Customers in China and Latin America are online to install the system this year. Watch a short video on how the …

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CONTAINER BULK HANDLING (CBH): REVOLUTIONIZING MINING LOGISTICS

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CODELCO, the largest copper producing company in the world has revolutionized mining logistics of its copper concentrate. It has re-engineered bulk handling, using a completely sealed zero material loss system from the mine to the hatch of the ship at Puerto Angamos in Mejillones, Chile. The traditional method of bulk …