New system offers savings en bloc

UK-based Blok Beam says its new empty container handling system, due to be in Shanghai at the end of November, could ease port congestion. A pair of steel beams connect the six empty containers together to form a single block, which can be lifted as one unit - modern container cranes have the capacity to do this, says the company. Blok-Beam managing director John Evans estimates that if a third ... [+]

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