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  • CMA CGM launches Brazil service

    CMA CGM has recently taken delivery of the first in a series of six vessels expressly designed to operate ...

    CMA CGM has recently taken delivery of the first in a series of six vessels expressly designed to operate between Europe and northern Brazil. The 1,700 teu CMA CGM Herodote is fitted with 240 reefer p ...

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  • US signs FTA with South Korea

    The United States and South Korea signed a free trade agreement at a ceremony in Washington on June 30, 2 ...

    The United States and South Korea signed a free trade agreement at a ceremony in Washington on June 30, 2007. Negotiations for the US–Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) concluded on April 1 after ...

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  • Canada agrees road/rail initiatives

    The Canadian government has concluded a multi-stakeholder agreement for road/rail grade separation projec ...

    The Canadian government has concluded a multi-stakeholder agreement for road/rail grade separation projects along the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor, as part of its Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initi ...

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  • Puerto Lirquén to expand capacity

    Puerto Lirquén, one of Chile’s fastest-growing general cargo ports, is gearing up to handle even more to ...

    Puerto Lirquén, one of Chile’s fastest-growing general cargo ports, is gearing up to handle even more tonnage. Early in 2007, it took delivery of 21 forklifts ranging in capacity from 4–16 tonnes to ...

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  • Napoli recovery operation continues

    Eve Trakway, Europe’s leading provider of temporary access solutions (such as roadways, walkways, barrier ...

    Eve Trakway, Europe’s leading provider of temporary access solutions (such as roadways, walkways, barriers, bridges, fences and stairways), has been awarded a contract by DRS Demolition National Ltd, ...

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  • HMM adds Magnum units to fleet

    South Korea-based Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), a longtime Thermo King customer, has added 500 Magnum un ...

    South Korea-based Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), a longtime Thermo King customer, has added 500 Magnum units to the more than 7,000 Thermo King reefers it runs in its growing fleet of vessels. ...

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  • APM to develop Dachan Bay Phase 2

    APM Terminals, the terminals arm of the AP Moller-Maersk Group has been invited to lead a joint venture t ...

    APM Terminals, the terminals arm of the AP Moller-Maersk Group has been invited to lead a joint venture to develop, own and operate the Shenzhen Dachan Bay Phase 2 Container Terminal at Shenzhen in so ...

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  • SCSPA awards terminal contract

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board has approved a US$8.5m construction management con ...

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board has approved a US$8.5m construction management contract for site preparation at the Port of Charleston’s new container terminal on the former Cha ...

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  • Containers lead surge at Le Havre

    Le Havre recorded a 6.5% increase in port traffic for the first five months of 2007, to 32.8 million tonn ...

    Le Havre recorded a 6.5% increase in port traffic for the first five months of 2007, to 32.8 million tonnes (Mt), compared with 30.8 Mt for the same period in 2006. The positive performance was driven ...

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  • US$1bn budget for Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has adopted a US$1bn budget for fiscal year 2007/08 for the ...

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has adopted a US$1bn budget for fiscal year 2007/08 for the Port of Los Angeles. The budget focuses on expenditures for clean and responsible growth, safe ...

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