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New rail spur to beef up Oakland’s meat exports

Intermodal activity in Oakland

The Port of Oakland has approved an US$11m rail connection for Cool Port Oakland which will act as a key link in the US-Asia meat export chain. The two mile-long rail spur will connect Union Pacific Railroad tracks with Cool Port’s 280,000 sq ft distribution centre, which is currently under construction on 25 acres of the Port of Oakland’s land. ... Read More »

Kalmar receives Gloria reachstacker order

Kalmar has received its first order of Gloria reachstackers with K-Motion Technology from logistics company, Kunming Tianfu Logistics. The Chinese company based in the Yunnan Province, specialises in logistics and transportation services and the new equipment will add to four existing Kalmar reachstackers that the company uses to support its growth in the railway transport business. Li Yong, manager of ... Read More »

DP World to develop Mali transport plan

DP World group chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, with Mali's President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

DP World is developing a transport and logistics strategy for landlocked Mali, aiming to replicate its home model with Dubai Trade, Jebel Ali Port and Freezone in Dubai. Regional trade in West Africa connects through ports such as DP World Dakar in Senegal to international markets. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World group chairman and CEO said: “Mali has a has ... Read More »