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APM Terminals and Chinese ZPMC enter strategic alliance on maritime automation

APM Terminals has entered a collaboration with ZPMC, which will develop and supply a strategically important automation of APM Terminals' equipment worldwide. The alliance will ensure a long-term collaboration on the development of cranes and other port equipment.

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Maersk's port company APM Terminals has entered a strategic alliance with Chinese crane manufacturer Schanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC) to develop automated equipment for APM's port terminals.

According to a press release, the collaboration will focus on the development of a wide range of automated solutions, including automated container handling equipment and "complex automation deployments that require a more integrated approach between APM Terminals and the supplier."

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