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45 ft boxes meet EU rules, says Samskip

Samskip has issued a statement aimed at reassuring customers concerned about the legality of transporting 45 ft containers on the European road network after EU Directive 96/53 came into force on January 1, 2007. Read More »

Panzerbelt order for Jebel Ali extension

The Port of Jebel Ali in Dubai has placed a major order with Cavotec for its Super Panzerbelt system, for use at the new container terminal operated by DP World. The Jebel Ali terminal extension will be equipped to handle the newest super post-Panamax ships with capacity of up to 14,000 teu. Read More »

ISL/Tacoma release yard plan software

The Port of Tacoma and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), based in Bremerhaven, Germany, have jointly developed a ‘plug-and-play’ software package designed to determine the capacity of an intermodal yard. The software, known as IYCAPS (Intermodal Yard Capacity Planning System), is now being offered for sale worldwide to ports and terminal operators. Read More »