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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Crossrail divests forwarding operations

Crossrail AG, the Berne-based subsidiary of global investment and advisory firm Babcock & Brown (B&B), has reached a long-term cooperation agreement with Ewals Cargo Care, a leading European logistics and multimodal transport operator, to transfer its remaining door-to-door forwarding activities between the Ruhr area of Germany and northern Italy. Read More »

TransContainer expands its network

Russian logistics company JSC TransContainer, a subsidiary of JSC Russian Railways (RZD), opened two new representative offices in June, one in Germany on June 13 and the other in Latvia on June 20. The offices are aimed at further strengthening the company’s presence in the European container shipping market. Read More »

ICTSI to develop Aguadulce terminal

ICTSI Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc of the Philippines, has concluded agreements to start the construction and development of a new multi-user container terminal at the Port of Buenaventura in Colombia. At the same time it has agreed to acquire stakes in two existing companies to gain effective control of Colombian company Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce SA (SPIA). Read More »

Goldman Sachs invests in Carrix

Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners has made a significant equity investment in Carrix, Inc, the parent company of SSA Marine and Tideworks Technology. The investment (subject to regulatory approvals) will help position Carrix to capitalise on substantial growth opportunities in the global ports industry, according to the two companies. Read More »

Further investments at SCT

Southampton Container Terminals (SCT) has invested over £7.5m in the purchase of 15 new straddle carriers since the start of 2007. The first two straddle carriers were scheduled to be operational in early July, with the remainder arriving on a rolling schedule through to mid-November. The machines will be supplied by manufacturers Noell and Kalmar. Part of the order will replace existing machines, while part will be in addition to the terminal’s existing fleet. Read More »

POMTOC inaugurates GateVision system

The Port of Miami Terminal Operating Company (POMTOC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 20, 2007 to inaugurate a new gate complex based on the GateVision gate operating system from Tideworks Technology, Inc. The new system is expected to process 1,600 gate transactions per day. Read More »

Earlier start to Liverpool’s working week

The Port of Liverpool’s Royal Seaforth Container Terminal has introduced an earlier start to the working week for delivery and collection of containers by road haulage. The landside operation now begins at 10pm on Sunday evening instead of 6am on Monday morning, to reduce the dawn peak on the first day of the working week. Read More »

White returns to MPA

James J. White has been appointed executive director of the Maryland Port Administration (MPA). Mr. White returns to a position in which he enjoyed considerable success as head of the Port of Baltimore from 1999 to 2005. Read More »

MacAndrews launches Spanish reefer service

MacAndrews, the UK-based subsidiary of CMA CGM, launched a new express reefer service on June 23, 2007 between Bilbao, Sheerness and Rotterdam. The first sailing was made from the Port of Bilbao by the 300 teu MV Georg Mitchell. Read More »