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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Gulftainer sets up logistics JV in Pakistan

Gulftainer Co. Ltd. of Sharjah and the Pak Shaheen Group, based in Karachi, are to set up a joint venture company focusing on inland logistics and transportation in Pakistan. The new company, Gulftainer-MTI, will invest in new equipment and systems with the aim of revamping inland transportation within Pakistan, to and from Karachi. Read More »

Novel flat rack chassis from CIMC

CIMC Xinhui has developed a new type of 40 ft steel flat rack container. Weighing 4,500 kg and rated at 20,000 MGW, the rack is designed to satisfy the growing demand for containerised transportation of chassis from China to the US. Read More »

VPA plans major rail relocation project

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is taking the lead in a project aimed at eliminating 14 grade rail crossings in neighbourhoods adjacent to its marine terminals. The Median Rail Relocation Project will also improve rail service at the Maersk/APM marine terminal currently under construction in Portsmouth and the future VPA Craney Island marine terminal. Read More »

Gottwald honours 40 years of partnership

Gottwald Port Technology has honoured its Italian representative, Dottore Paolo Bartoli, for 40 years of loyal service and collaboration. At a representative meeting held in Düsseldorf in September, Dott. Bartoli, co-founder and principal of CIBI SpA, was presented with a golden crane in recognition of his contribution to Gottwald’s success in Italy. Read More »

Stinnes vision for Eindhoven RailPort

The south-eastern corner of the province of Brabant, in the Eindhoven region, appears to have become an attractive location for the prospective development of a major RailPort distribution centre, with track lengths of up to 600 metres. Read More »

Quality focus by door-lock specialist

Suzhou Saejin Container Components Co, based in Suzhou Industrial Park in Taicang City, Jiangsu province, is China’s leading supplier of ISO-accredited door-locking systems for marine shipping containers. Founded in 1996, it has been selling container components in China for the past decade. Read More »

RREEF to invest in Peel Ports

Peel Ports, the UK’s second largest ports group, has welcomed a multi-million-pound investment from RREEF Infrastructure. RREEF is the real estate asset and infrastructure arm of Deutsche Asset Management, the global investment management business of Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Felixstowe welcomes the Emma Maersk

The Port of Felixstowe welcomed on November 4, 2006 the inaugural call of the Emma Maersk, the world’s largest container ship. With a declared capacity of 11,000 teu, the Emma Maersk can handle significantly more containers than any other ship afloat. Read More »

Macquarie acquires Halterm Ltd

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners has reached agreement with Halterm Income Fund to acquire its wholly-owned subsidiary, container terminal Halterm Ltd, in a deal worth C$172.75m. Read More »