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  • Widdows receives top NDTA award

    Ron Widdows, CEO of global container carrier APL, received the National Transportation Award from the Nat ...

    Ron Widdows, CEO of global container carrier APL, received the National Transportation Award from the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) in late September. The Award is the highest civ ...

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  • Magnum Lease confident of continued growth

    Just one year after its formation, Hong Kong-based Magnum Lease Ltd. has firmly established itself as the ...

    Just one year after its formation, Hong Kong-based Magnum Lease Ltd. has firmly established itself as the only specialist leasing company for reefer containers equipped with Magnum reefer engines prod ...

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  • Lerenius to retire from ABPH in early 2007

    Bo Lerenius, CEO of Asscociated British Ports Holdings Plc (ABPH) is to retire on March 31, 2007, having ...

    Bo Lerenius, CEO of Asscociated British Ports Holdings Plc (ABPH) is to retire on March 31, 2007, having overseen the transition of ownership of the group to the Admiral consortium. It is expected tha ...

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  • Linde disposes of forklift business

    Linde AG has sold its forklift business to a consortium of financial investors, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts ( ...

    Linde AG has sold its forklift business to a consortium of financial investors, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, for €4bn (US$5.082bn). The price comprises €3.6bn (US$ ...

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  • Hamburg debut for Gottwald’s latest MHC

    The largest mobile harbour crane in the Port of Hamburg, a G HMK 7608 built by Gottwald Port Technology, ...

    The largest mobile harbour crane in the Port of Hamburg, a G HMK 7608 built by Gottwald Port Technology, went into service at the Kamerunkai terminal owned by C. Steinweg (Süd-West-Terminal) GmbH at ...

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  • Igus provides extreme steel solution

    Corus Rail, a steel rail manufacturer based in Workington, UK has replaced the existing, freely suspended ...

    Corus Rail, a steel rail manufacturer based in Workington, UK has replaced the existing, freely suspended festoons on its indoor and outdoor cranes with energy chains from Igus, drastically reducing m ...

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  • CBC reflects on 50 years of containers

    To commemorate the 50th year of container usage throughout the world, the CBC (Câmara Brasileira de Cont ...

    To commemorate the 50th year of container usage throughout the world, the CBC (Câmara Brasileira de Contêineres, Transporte Ferroviário e Multimodal – a chamber of commerce dedicated to container, ...

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  • HTS celebrates 50 new OCR orders

    Hi-Tech Solutions (HTS), a leading provider of gate, crane and rail OCR systems, has recently won new or ...

    Hi-Tech Solutions (HTS), a leading provider of gate, crane and rail OCR systems, has recently won new or repeat orders for a combined total of over 50 of its second-generation OCR systems in the Europ ...

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  • Get to grips with bill of lading issues

    LA marine, the specialist marine law team of UK-based law firm Lester Aldridge, is to hold two presentati ...

    LA marine, the specialist marine law team of UK-based law firm Lester Aldridge, is to hold two presentations for the marine industry on the subject ‘Bills of Lading – Time for a Change?’ ...

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  • VPA upgraded to double A rating

    Following an extensive review by three leading bond rating agencies, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) ha ...

    Following an extensive review by three leading bond rating agencies, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) has become the first major port owner/operator on the US East Coast to carry a ‘double A’ rating. ...

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