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Revolutionary new drive concept

Reductions in emissions, noise and operating costs are becoming increasingly more important in the ports and shipping industry. The nature of the business calls for high power demands, so potential savings are high as well. Rising oil prices and environmental concerns have triggered a huge demand for more economically sound and environmentally friendly container handling […]

Refurbishment and modernization of STS cranes at PSA Mersin

“Downtime or technical failures are naturally the biggest concern for any operator and owner of port handling equipment,” says H. Önder Türker from Portunus Port Spares & Services, in view of their recent ship-to-shore (STS) crane refurbishment and upgrade work for PSA Mersin Port, Turkey. He says the larger ships, being designed to meet economies […]

Evaluating the ECO-RTG concept

Reductions in emissions, noise and operating costs are becoming more and more important in the ports and shipping industry. The nature of the container handling business calls for high power demands, so potential savings are high as well. Rising oil prices and environmental concerns have triggered a huge demand for more economically sound and environmentally […]

Supply chain security and integrated solutions for ports

Fusion of sensors, images and data The ISPS code as well as the more advanced national and international initiatives and programmes (e.g. CSI, C-TPAT, WCO/ AEO etc.) are requiring changes in  maritime security concepts. The more static approach of ISPS security measures (port areas, vessels etc.) needs to be enhanced through dynamic solutions, which connect […]

Intelligent Video facilitates port security

Efficient port security Growing threats posed by terrorist activities have directed the attention of public authorities and logistics companies to port infrastructure where ever-increasing global trade volume demands a high level of security. While international initiatives and programmes like the ISPS code or CSI aim at securing supply chain processes, they can only be economically […]

Crane drive and control systems: Part 1

The container transpor tation industr y has witnessed a remarkable growth over the last decade. More cranes are being purchased annually then ever before and crane sizes have increased dramatically. The myriad of crane types required in terms of form and function have always been evident. Thus, more efficient AC converter solutions were developed to […]

Crane drive and control systems: Part 2

Abstract The container transpor tation industr y has witnessed a remarkable growth over the last decade. Control system wise, the programmable logic controller (PLC) was the preferred solution for motion control and general interlocking. As technology evolved over the years, so have the cranes, which are now bigger, faster and more complex electrically. Siemens as […]

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