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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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  • Paper trail for Port of Liverpool

    A new daily train service to the Liverpool Intermodal Freeport Terminal at the Port of Liverpool began in ...

    A new daily train service to the Liverpool Intermodal Freeport Terminal at the Port of Liverpool began in October, carrying newsprint shipped across the North Sea and taken by train through the Channe ...

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  • 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 ...

    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, Gulftain ...

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  • 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 2 ...

    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 ...

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  • VPA plans major rail relocation project

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is taking the lead in a project aimed at eliminating 14 grade rail cros ...

    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 wi ...

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  • Gottwald honours 40 years of partnership

    Gottwald Port Technology has honoured its Italian representative, Dottore Paolo Bartoli, for 40 years of ...

    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, ...

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  • Stinnes vision for Eindhoven RailPort

    The south-eastern corner of the province of Brabant, in the Eindhoven region, appears to have become an a ...

    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, wit ...

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