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  • Cosco first to call at Prince Rupert

    Maher Terminals of Canada Corporation has reached an agreement with China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) ...

    Maher Terminals of Canada Corporation has reached an agreement with China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) to begin calling at Maher’s new container terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert in British Colu ...

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  • DHT40 container cranes come of age

    ZPMC began building Dual Hoist Tandem 40 (DHT40) cranes in 2004. As of March 2007, the company reported t ...

    ZPMC began building Dual Hoist Tandem 40 (DHT40) cranes in 2004. As of March 2007, the company reported that it had built 50 DHT40 cranes to date, with orders for at least 80 more. ...

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  • Evergreen provides German link to Far East

    Evergreen Line is to provide a cost-effective and congestion-free link between the Far East and southern ...

    Evergreen Line is to provide a cost-effective and congestion-free link between the Far East and southern Germany via the increasingly popular Adriatic port of Trieste – giving shippers a competitive a ...

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  • Zubieta inducted into Hall of Fame

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta was honoured at the 14th Annual In ...

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta was honoured at the 14th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame awards, held at the United Nations in New York on May 10, 200 ...

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  • TDF off to a flying start

    Terminal de France (TDF), the first phase of the Port 2000 project at the Port of Le Havre, handled a lit ...

    Terminal de France (TDF), the first phase of the Port 2000 project at the Port of Le Havre, handled a little over 500,000 teu in its first year of operation. Opened on April 18, 2006 and operated by G ...

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  • Igus bags brace of design awards

    Igus, the Cologne-based specialist in energy chain systems and flexible cables, has received two prestigi ...

    Igus, the Cologne-based specialist in energy chain systems and flexible cables, has received two prestigious iF Product Design Awards 2007. Two of its products were selected by a jury in Hanover that ...

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  • Bundaberg merges with Port of Brisbane

    The Port of Bundaberg in Queensland is to merge with the Port of Brisbane Corporation (PBC), becoming a w ...

    The Port of Bundaberg in Queensland is to merge with the Port of Brisbane Corporation (PBC), becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary. Queensland’s Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Paul Lucas, said: " ...

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  • Intermodal service for northeast Spain

    TCB Railway Transport, part of the TCB group, has launched the first container rail connection between th ...

    TCB Railway Transport, part of the TCB group, has launched the first container rail connection between the Port of Barcelona’s container terminal and the Zaragoza Maritime Terminal (TMZ) in Spain. The ...

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  • Strong start for Port of Antwerp

    The Port of Antwerp handled total freight of 44,689,362 tonnes in the first three months of 2007, an incr ...

    The Port of Antwerp handled total freight of 44,689,362 tonnes in the first three months of 2007, an increase of 11.8% compared with the first quarter of 2006. With a total volume of 16,487,457 tonnes ...

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  • Baltimore goes the extra mile

    The Port of Baltimore received the largest rail shipment in its history on April 23, 2007, when 96 flat c ...

    The Port of Baltimore received the largest rail shipment in its history on April 23, 2007, when 96 flat cars rolled onto the Dundalk Marine Terminal. The train’s cargo consisted of 89 car-loads of Joh ...

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