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  • APMT buys majority stake in Dunkirk terminal

    APM Terminals has acquired a 61% stake in the Nord France Terminal International (NFTI) container termina ...

    APM Terminals has acquired a 61% stake in the Nord France Terminal International (NFTI) container terminal at Dunkirk, from the Port Authority of Dunkirk (PAD). PAD will retain a 9% share in the joint ...

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  • New Rotterdam rail terminal for Bertschi

    Swiss logistics service provider Bertschi, the European market leader in the intermodal transport of chem ...

    Swiss logistics service provider Bertschi, the European market leader in the intermodal transport of chemicals, is to build a new rail terminal in the Botlek area of the Port of Rotterdam. The first p ...

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  • HPH signs TIDE deal at Manta

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed a 30-year concession with the Manta Port Authority (MPA) to buil ...

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed a 30-year concession with the Manta Port Authority (MPA) to build and operate a new container terminal at the Port of Manta, Ecuador. It was announced in Septe ...

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  • Ã…kman to head Konecranes’ Nordic division

    Kari Ã…kman has been appointed Area Director, Nordic (Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark) for Konecranes ...

    Kari Ã…kman has been appointed Area Director, Nordic (Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark) for Konecranes Group. He will take up his new post on February 1, 2007 and will report to Pierre Boyer, presi ...

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  • Dalian purchases MPRI crane simulator

    MPRI, the US-based supplier of maritime simulator products, services and turnkey training facilities, has ...

    MPRI, the US-based supplier of maritime simulator products, services and turnkey training facilities, has made a sixth sale of its maritime crane simulator to a Chinese port, concluding an agreement w ...

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  • Felixstowe’s ticket to RHIDES

    The Port of Felixstowe issued the 1,000th card for its RHIDES (Road Haulier Identity System) initiative i ...

    The Port of Felixstowe issued the 1,000th card for its RHIDES (Road Haulier Identity System) initiative in November, one year after introducing the scheme. Felixstowe, the first UK port to issue ident ...

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  • SMDG debates global EDI standard

    SMDG, the non-profit user group for shipping lines and container terminals, held its 48th meeting in Sydn ...

    SMDG, the non-profit user group for shipping lines and container terminals, held its 48th meeting in Sydney, Australia at the beginning of November. The meeting was hosted by P&O Ports/DPW, Patric Ste ...

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  • Maersk increases calls at Auckland

    Maersk Line has announced that the Ports of Auckland in New Zealand will handle more of its North Island ...

    Maersk Line has announced that the Ports of Auckland in New Zealand will handle more of its North Island services, with new calls to be phased in from mid-January. ...

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  • Joint venture to develop Vietnamese port

    Vinalines, Quang Ninh Port and SSA Marine have signed an agreement in principle to establish a joint vent ...

    Vinalines, Quang Ninh Port and SSA Marine have signed an agreement in principle to establish a joint venture company to develop and operate container terminals at Cai Lan Port, in Quang Ninh Province ...

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  • Rail enhancements for Tacoma

    The Port of Tacoma has completed two important rail projects in the Tacoma Tideflats. According to Jeanni ...

    The Port of Tacoma has completed two important rail projects in the Tacoma Tideflats. According to Jeannie Beckett, senior director of intermodal transportation, the US$10.5m capital project will incr ...

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