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AME enters port segment with Easy Gripper

AME enters port segment with Easy Gripper

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

AME International has entered the port business with its Easy Gripper, a tyre handling tool that allows users to manipulate and handle all sizes of port tyres.

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New Nokian HTS G2 E-4 sizes

New Nokian HTS G2 E-4 sizes

22nd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Two further sizes have joined the Nokian HTS G2 E-4 range of cross-ply tyres for empty container handlers and forklifts. The addition of the new sizes 14.00-24 and 16.00-25 doubles the number of available sizes. All dimensions are available in two versions – the slick Nokian HTS G2 L-4S and the Nokian HTS G2 E-4, which features a chamfered pattern blocks for easy turning.

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Conti investing 100 million euros expanding OTR tyre production in Portugal

Conti investing 100 million euros expanding OTR tyre production in Portugal

11th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is investing roughly 100 million euros in the expansion of its Lousado, Portugal radial earthmoving and port tyres production facilities. As a result of the investment, the newly-expanded plant, which will continue to focus on production of tyres with diameters over 24 inches, more than 100 new jobs will be created.

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Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental will introduce its new radial port tyre portfolio at this year's TOC Europe in Rotterdam. Developed to meet the demands of vehicles used for terminal operations, the newly expanded port portfolio is specifically designed for load and carry applications. The company also emphasises its service provision and aim to become a full solutions provider for port operations, referencing its slogan, ‘Every move you make’. Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) will show its complete port product range at the trade fair, including V.ply tyres, radial tyres, and digital solutions on 18-20 June at booth D72 in Hall 1 at Rotterdam Ahoy.

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Radials to complete Continental port tyre range in 2019

Radials to complete Continental port tyre range in 2019

2nd July 2018 | 0 Comments

It recently upgraded its V.ply port tyre line with the introduction of Port Plus, a compound designed to reduce heat generation and abrasion. Now Continental has announced plans to complete its port tyre portfolio next year with the summer 2019 launch of new radial products.

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Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A new compound has been developed for Continental tyres that will see use in harbourside applications. Continental calls this compound Port Plus, and reports that it reduces tyre heat generation, minimises wear and extends tyre life significantly. The Port Plus compound will premiere at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month.

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Nokian introducing 2nd generation of terminal tyres

Nokian introducing 2nd generation of terminal tyres

21st August 2017 | 0 Comments

This autumn will see the market launch of Nokian Tyres’ second generation of HTS terminal tyres. The Finnish manufacturer says the new Nokian HTS G2 has been designed to be “even more rugged, efficient and safe,” and it reports that tests “confirm that Nokian has succeeded in all these areas.”

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Continental partners with MOL to supply sensor-equipped tyres as OE

Continental partners with MOL to supply sensor-equipped tyres as OE

27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental Commercial Specialty Tyres (CST) and the Belgian specialist for port tow tractors and trailer solutions MOL have announced their cooperation at the TOC fair in Amsterdam. The fair for port, shipping and terminal technology took place from 27 June through to 29 June in Amsterdam.

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New Continental TractorMaster size

New Continental TractorMaster size

16th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental Commercial Specialty Tyres (CST) has expanded its terminal tyre portfolio with the addition of a new TractorMaster size. The company’s Petaling Jaya industrial tyre factory in Malaysia began producing the TractorMaster in size 280/75 R 22.5 in April.

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BKT launches Portmax PT 93 for terminal tractors

BKT launches Portmax PT 93 for terminal tractors

10th May 2017 | 0 Comments

BKT has launched its latest tyre for terminal tractors, Portmax PT 93, from its booth at Automechanika Dubai, of which the Indian multinational is Diamond Sponsor and Official Tire Partner. Alongside the new product, BKT promoted a selection of its tyres for the industrial sector from its booth at the Dubai World Trade Center between 7 and 9 May.

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BKT wins port tyre manufacturing award

BKT wins port tyre manufacturing award

13th January 2017 | 0 Comments

The award of ‘Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year’ at the recent Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai went to Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT).

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Bridgestone signs Liverpool 2 port tyre agreement

Bridgestone signs Liverpool 2 port tyre agreement

29th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has forged a partnership with Peel Ports Group at its new £300 million Liverpool 2 container terminal. The deep water facility is able to handle 95 per cent of the world’s container ships and Bridgestone reports that the tyre firm will provide a ‘Total Tyre Care’ service for Liverpool 2’s container handling machinery. Bridgestone’s Peter Harriss, major accounts executive, has been in discussions with Peel Ports for a number of months and has confirmed that Bridgestone will be supplying tyres for the fleet’s straddle carriers, reach stackers and mobile cranes: “We have been working with Peel Ports for some time and to be able to support their team at the prestigious Liverpool 2 development is a huge coup for us.”

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Continental shows high-performance port products in Hamburg

Continental shows high-performance port products in Hamburg

15th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) has been presenting selected products from its port tyre range at this year’s TOC Europe event. For the first time, the TractorMaster tyre will be showcased in the new 280/75 R22.5 size. “Port logistics is constantly changing. Digitalization, connectivity, and the requirements for minimal downtimes and reduced costs are challenges that our customers have to overcome,” said Julian Alexander, Product Line Manager Material Handling at Continental CST. “We are constantly developing our product range in order to be able to offer the best solutions for their individual needs from a single source – and for every port vehicle.”

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