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Archives for February 2007
  • Sharjah expansion gets underway

    Work has commenced on the major expansion to Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) announced last year by its ...

    Work has commenced on the major expansion to Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) announced last year by its operator Gulftainer, with civil work scheduled to be completed by the beginning of 2008. ...

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  • Another hiccup for Hibiki?

    Hibiki was the first port in Japan to introduce the private finance initiative method through the Hibiki ...

    Hibiki was the first port in Japan to introduce the private finance initiative method through the Hibiki Container Terminal (HCT) project – a partnership between PSA International, major domestic port ...

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  • Intermodal enhancements for LA routes

    Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) launched a new intermodal rail service on F ...

    Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) launched a new intermodal rail service on February 19, 2007, adding train capacity and expanding intermodal services between Los Angeles a ...

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  • Two new services from CMA CGM

    CMA CGM has launched a new service linking South America to the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea, India and Sout ...

    CMA CGM has launched a new service linking South America to the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea, India and South Africa. The new weekly VASCO Express service will deploy eight vessels of 1,700 teu, with a r ...

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  • Wallhamn leases Kalmar auto equipment

    Kalmar Industries has signed long-term contracts with Wallhamn AB, Sweden’s largest private port, for the ...

    Kalmar Industries has signed long-term contracts with Wallhamn AB, Sweden’s largest private port, for the financing, insurance, leasing of maintenance of a fleet of new equipment, expanding a collabor ...

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  • Expansion project underway at NIT

    Work began in January to drive test pilings at the north berth of Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) i ...

    Work began in January to drive test pilings at the north berth of Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) in Virginia, marking the start of a project that will further expand the port’s cargo handling c ...

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  • Jones appointed CEO at ABP

    Associated British Ports Holdings (ABP) has announced that Peter Jones, formerly chief executive of Merse ...

    Associated British Ports Holdings (ABP) has announced that Peter Jones, formerly chief executive of Mersey Docks and Harbour Company (MDHC), will become its new chief executive with effect from April ...

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  • Railion acquires Brunner Railway Services

    Railion Deutschland has expanded its presence in Switzerland with the acquisition of rail operator Brunne ...

    Railion Deutschland has expanded its presence in Switzerland with the acquisition of rail operator Brunner Railway Services (BRS). BRS, headquartered in Dietlikon, was founded in 2005 and has successf ...

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  • 20 Shuttle Carriers for APM Virginia

    APM Terminals has placed an order with Kalmar for 20 SHC250H Shuttle Carriers for its new container termi ...

    APM Terminals has placed an order with Kalmar for 20 SHC250H Shuttle Carriers for its new container terminal on the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia. The 50-tonne machines, due for delivery bet ...

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  • Dual-temperature reefer from Carrier

    Carrier Transicold used the Intermodal 2006 show in Hamburg in December to introduce its new ThinLine DT ...

    Carrier Transicold used the Intermodal 2006 show in Hamburg in December to introduce its new ThinLine DT container refrigeration system, the only system on the market to offer a dual-temperature capab ...

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