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  • Clean air programme to tackle truck emissions

    The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have unveiled a proposed Clean Trucks Program that will reduce ai ...

    The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have unveiled a proposed Clean Trucks Program that will reduce air pollution from harbour trucks by more than 80% within five years. The programme outlined in t ...

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  • Haulage firms to invest in telematics

    Almost a third (32%) of UK haulage firms are looking to invest in telematics technology over the next 12 ...

    Almost a third (32%) of UK haulage firms are looking to invest in telematics technology over the next 12 months in order to improve productivity, according to a survey of the UK haulage industry by bu ...

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  • Vietnamese order for Kalmar RTGs

    Saigon Newport Company (SNP) has ordered ten E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from Kalmar Industrie ...

    Saigon Newport Company (SNP) has ordered ten E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from Kalmar Industries, for its Tan Cang-Cat Lai container terminal near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. SNP operates f ...

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  • Spectacular growth at Valparaiso

    The Port of Valparaiso handled a total of 2,740,674 tonnes of general cargo during the first quarter of 2 ...

    The Port of Valparaiso handled a total of 2,740,674 tonnes of general cargo during the first quarter of 2007, representing a 40.1% increase over the 1,955,820 tonnes registered in the corresponding pe ...

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  • Work underway on new Charleston terminal

    The Port of Charleston held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7, 2007 for its planned new container termin ...

    The Port of Charleston held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7, 2007 for its planned new container terminal on the site of the former Charleston Navy Base. "This is a historic day for the SCSPA, this ...

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  • Santa Marta to bolster capacity

    Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria de Santa Marta is seeking to bolster its capacity to handle the port’s rela ...

    Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria de Santa Marta is seeking to bolster its capacity to handle the port’s relatively small but rapidly expanding container trade. Volumes in 2006 amounted to 78,299 teu, up ...

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  • Mixed fortunes for Hamburg Süd

    The Hamburg Süd Group (including the Brazilian shipping company Aliança) reported total liner service v ...

    The Hamburg Süd Group (including the Brazilian shipping company Aliança) reported total liner service volumes of 1.84m teu in 2006, a 21% jump from the 2005 total of 1.52m teu. The group reported "v ...

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  • PSA JV takes over at Mersin

    PSA International Ltd (PSAI) and AKFEN Holding AS have signed a deal with the Turkish Privatisation Autho ...

    PSA International Ltd (PSAI) and AKFEN Holding AS have signed a deal with the Turkish Privatisation Authority and the Turkish National Railways Authority (TCDD) to transfer the full operating rights o ...

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  • MIT expansion opens for business

    Manzanillo International Terminal – Panama, SA (MIT) at the Port of Manzanillo inaugurated a new phase of ...

    Manzanillo International Terminal – Panama, SA (MIT) at the Port of Manzanillo inaugurated a new phase of its expansion programme on May 8, 2007, comprising new berths and container yards and a new ad ...

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  • Highstar agrees to purchase MTC Holdings

    AIG Global Investment Group (AIGGIG) and Christopher Redlich, Jr. announced on May 9, 2007 that Highstar ...

    AIG Global Investment Group (AIGGIG) and Christopher Redlich, Jr. announced on May 9, 2007 that Highstar Harbor Holdings III, Inc., a subsidiary of AIG Highstar Capital (Highstar), has entered into a ...

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