Next Generation Of Automated Container Handling Inaugurated In Surabaya, IndonesiaLamong Bay Terminal

Lamong Bay Container Terminal Surabaya East Java
On the morning of Friday, May 22nd, the Lamong Bay Terminal in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, was inaugurated by the President of Indonesia and a group of distinguished officials. It was an historic moment for Indonesia, an important milestone in the country’s transport development program that is improving the movement of goods through its vast waterways. Lamong Bay Terminal’s automated container handling system was provided by Konecranes.

The newly inaugurated Lamong Bay Terminal is the jewel in the crown of Indonesian state-owned terminal operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero), “Pelindo III”. Its automated container handling system, provided by Konecranes, consists of 20 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs), Remote Operating Stations (ROSs), and associated container yard infrastructure. Konecranes also provided 10 Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes and 5 straddle carriers. Hand-over of the automated container blocks is proceeding smoothly. Konecranes is providing expert engineering support on-site.

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Alitalia to end deal with Air France-KLM in 2017

Alitalia to end deal with Air France-KLM in 2017
Italy's Alitalia announced it will not renew its partnership and joint venture agreements with Air France-KLM when the deal expires in 2017.

The partnership, writes Radiocor press agency, concerns the passenger services of the airlines between France, Italy and the Netherlands, along with marketing, the sale and distribution of Alitalia's cargo belly services operated by Air France-KLM. The deals date back to 2009 and 2010.

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Qatar Airways starts A350 service to Changi, Singapore

Qatar Air starts A350 service to Changi
Qatar Airways became the first airline to operate the world’s newest aircraft to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region on Monday with the inaugural A350 XWB service arriving at Singapore's Changi Airport.

Qatar Airways, as the global launch customer for the A350 XWB, became the first airline to operate the world’s newest aircraft to Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region on Monday, with the inaugural A350 XWB service arriving in Singapore Changi Airport.

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