DP World adds 11 new straddle carriers at Southampton container terminal


DP World has invested in 11 straddle carriers at Southampton, as part of its £40m investment in the container terminal over the past 12 months. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then transfer them to road and rail transport, use up to 20% less fuel than the diesel-electric powered machines they are replacing. Ernst Schulze, DP World UK chief executive, said: “I am delighted to announce the arrival of a new class of eleven hybrid […]