26 ARMGs (pictured) will be delivered to APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II. Image: APM Terminals
APM Terminals has received the first two of a total of 26 automated rail-mounted gantry cranes (ARMGs) for its new terminal at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte II.
The world’s largest terminal operator has also announced that the first phase of civil [...]
Like shipping lines, the world’s port operators made huge investments in terminals prior to the credit crisis and subsequent global slump at a time when container volumes were growing faster than 10 percent a year. Photo shows Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Europe’s top container ports face a glut in capacity that’s set to crimp profit [...]
Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have made a virtual ghost town of some European terminals, including this one at Rotterdam.
From the Journal of Commerce:
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said the ILA will enter this year’s contract negotiations seeking guaranteed minimum staffing and protection against job cuts from labor-saving technology.
“We know technology [...]