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Archives for October 2006
  • High expectations for high-cube investment

    Intermodal specialist P&O Ferrymasters has bought 500 new 45 ft high-cube containers to carry bigger payl ...

    Intermodal specialist P&O Ferrymasters has bought 500 new 45 ft high-cube containers to carry bigger payloads to destinations in Europe. The bespoke containers are being manufactured by Jindo Corporat ...

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  • Record throughput at Marseilles-Fos

    Container traffic at the Port of Marseilles-Fos rose to 6.2 million tonnes (Mt) in the period January-Aug ...

    Container traffic at the Port of Marseilles-Fos rose to 6.2 million tonnes (Mt) in the period January-August, an increase of 3% on the same eight-month period in 2005. In unit terms, throughput increa ...

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  • Praise for MAFI’s big tractors

    The Port of Gothenburg in Sweden, which has been using five MAFI MT 45 HD-type tractors to handle its SEC ...

    The Port of Gothenburg in Sweden, which has been using five MAFI MT 45 HD-type tractors to handle its SECU (Stora Enso Cargo Unit) boxes operation, reports a succesful first year of operation – so suc ...

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  • SCT unveils sustainable expansion plan

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a major sustainable strategy to increase container capacity ...

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a major sustainable strategy to increase container capacity at the Port of Southampton, with the intention of increasing volumes by 85% to at least 3.7m te ...

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  • PSA named Asian terminal of the year

    PSA Singapore Terminals has been named ‘Container Terminal of the Year’ for the fourth time at the 2006 A ...

    PSA Singapore Terminals has been named ‘Container Terminal of the Year’ for the fourth time at the 2006 Asia Logistics Awards (ALA), held on October 5, 2006. This is PSA’s second major industry award ...

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  • Jamaica secures loans for KCT expansion

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has secured three loans amounting to US$30.1m from the Export Import Bank o ...

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has secured three loans amounting to US$30.1m from the Export Import Bank of China and Citibank to finance the purchase of four ship-to-shore gantry cranes for the fifth- ...

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  • ASK orders 19 Kalmar straddle carriers

    Aarhus Stevedore Kompagni (ASK) has ordered 19 Kalmar ESC EDRIVE 350 straddle carriers for operation at i ...

    Aarhus Stevedore Kompagni (ASK) has ordered 19 Kalmar ESC EDRIVE 350 straddle carriers for operation at its new container terminal currently under construction at the Port of Aarhus in Denmark. ...

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  • ESC to develop San Francisco security plan

    Embarcadero Systems Corp (ESC) has won a contract to develop security plans, technology and implementatio ...

    Embarcadero Systems Corp (ESC) has won a contract to develop security plans, technology and implementation for seven and a half miles of shoreline at the Port of San Francisco, stretching from Hyde St ...

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  • EWL launches Europe–Caribbean service

    Europe West Indies Line (EWL) has launched a new liner service from Europe to the Caribbean, the North Co ...

    Europe West Indies Line (EWL) has launched a new liner service from Europe to the Caribbean, the North Coast of South America and Central America, via the Port of Halifax in Novia Scotia, Canada. ...

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  • Modernise bills of lading, says FTA

    The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a new guide for shippers which explains how to ...

    The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a new guide for shippers which explains how to vary bills of lading terms. According to the FTA, it will come as a surprise to many shippers ...

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