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f+h Intralogistics 5/2016

f+h Intralogistics 5/2016

1 2 WORLDWIDE NEWS 3

1 2 WORLDWIDE NEWS 3 f+h Intralogistics 5/2016

1 2 Rhenus opens its first office in South Korea The Rhenus Group opens its own business site in South Korea. The logistics sercice provider also founded the national company known as Rhenus Logistics Korea at the same time. The office in the South Korean capital Seoul will organize sea and air freight operations, third-party logistics and domestic transport services in future. www.rhenus.com Siemens extends service agreement with Cathay Pacific Services Ltd Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received an order for the continued operation and maintenance of the cargo handling system of the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal in Hong Kong. The extension of the service agreement by several years is based on jointly defined key performance indicators (KPIs) and ensures the highest standards throughout the terminal. With a floor area of about 240,000 m 2 – the size of almost 34 soccer fields – it is one of the world’s largest cargo terminals www.siemens.com 4 3 Dunajska Streda Logistics Centre expands The hub terminal operated by the HHLA rail company, Metrans, in the Slovakian town of Dunajská Streda has become the heart of a trans-European logistics center. A new rail connection to Trieste and the expansion of the adjacent logistics areas are intended to ensure further growth. The success of the hub terminal is based on centrally pooling container shipments, which are regularly hauled by block train to the ports of Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Koper and Trieste, or which come from there. Trucks are usually used for transportation to or from the core markets of Slovakia, Austria and Hungary. 5 www.hhla.de/en/home.html 4 Christophe Lautray at the head of FEM The European Materials Handling Federation (FEM) elected Christophe Lautray, Chief Sales Officer Linde Material Handling, as its new President on the occasion of the Biennial Congress Bordeaux/France. Previously, Lautray had served as Vice President. Following this election, he will lead the European Materials Handling Federation for two years. The FEM based in Brussels/Belgium represents manufacturers of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment and their interests vis-à-vis the European institutions and partners. www.linde-mh.com 5 “The King of the Caribbean” − Liebherr mobile harbour crane LHM 600 Liebherr Maritime Crane recently delivered the biggest mobile harbour crane of the Caribbean to Kingston Wharves Limited in Jamaica. The new Liebherr MHC, type LHM 600 high rise version is equipped with an elongated tower extension that ensures high visibility into deep cargo holds. With a maximum outreach of 58 meters, twin lift capability and a lifting capacity of 104 tons, the LHM 600 is capable of servicing vessels up to 19 container rows wide and 9 container stacks high. www.liebherr.com f+h Intralogistics 5/2016