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ALL collaborating with police investigation

Brazilian rail company América Latina Logística (ALL) has given notice of an investigation being conducted by the Brazilian Federal Police into the alleged irregular sale of scrap railway material in the state of São Paulo. Read More »

Hoist Liftruck receives first orders on new ECH

US company Fast Lane Transportation has placed an order for two 6‐high Hoist ECH (empty container handler) units for its Wilmington and Oakland, California locations with delivery scheduled by year end, and Shippers Stevedoring Company has ordered three 8‐high ECH units to operate in the Houston area with delivery scheduled in the first quarter of 2009. Read More »

Kalmar doubles its sales of terminal tractors

Kalmar more than doubled its sales of terminal tractors in 2008 through a product strategy aimed at delivering application-specific machines, according to the company. The company launched its icon series terminal tractors in September 2007 and followed this with the purpose-built TT612d distribution tractor in the spring of 2008. Read More »

Bus stop shuttle barge service

The “green” barge shuttling containers up the Manchester Ship Canal from the Port of Liverpool to the heart of the North West of England is now making a regular “bus stop” call at Ellesmere Port en route to the Irlam Container Terminal. Read More »

New freight locomotives for China

GE Transportation and its Chinese partner Qishuyan Locomotive Co. have introduced the “HXN50003”, the first of a US$450m order for 298 China Mainline Locomotives (CML) manufactured by GE and shipped in kits from its US plants to Qishuyan, in Changzhou, China for assembly. Read More »

Name change for Costa Container Lines

From January 1, 2009 Hamburg Süd subsidiary Costa Container Lines (CCL) will lose its independent brand name and will be re-named Hamburg Süd as part of the parent group’s intention to trade globally under a unified brand name. Read More »