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  • Los Angeles retains its lead

    Despite volumes falling in 2007 by 1.4% compared with the previous year mainly due to a steep decline in ...

    Despite volumes falling in 2007 by 1.4% compared with the previous year mainly due to a steep decline in empty container traffic, the Port of Los Angeles remained the nation's top container handler, w ...

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  • PSA International expands into Argentina

    PSA International and International Port Holdings (IPH) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Infrastructur ...

    PSA International and International Port Holdings (IPH) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Infrastructure Partners GIP) and the Roman Group, announced today that they have formed a joint venture to f ...

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  • First-phase tests for TEAMS at Euromax

    TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimisation and fleet control system ...

    TBA, the Netherlands-based provider of decision support, operations optimisation and fleet control systems, has completed the first phase of testing of its automated fleet management system TEAMS for ...

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  • Korean port investment for CMA CGM

    CMA CGM continues to pursue its investment policy, with the acquisition on December 31, 2007, of a 12% st ...

    CMA CGM continues to pursue its investment policy, with the acquisition on December 31, 2007, of a 12% stake in a future container terminal at the port of Busan in South Korea. Known as Busan 2-3, the ...

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  • Financing secured for Maasvlakte 2

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a financing agreement of €450 ...

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a financing agreement of €450m on January 16, 2008 for the construction of Maasvlakte 2 and infrastructure in the existing R ...

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  • Thermo King targets short-sea routes

    Short-sea carrier Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH (OPDR), which recently celebrated 1 ...

    Short-sea carrier Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH (OPDR), which recently celebrated 125 years of service, has made a significant investment in Thermo King’s MAGNUM container reefer ...

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  • Hammar moves into US market

    Hammar Lift Inc., a US subsidiary of Hammar Maskin AB of Sweden, has become the first sideloader company ...

    Hammar Lift Inc., a US subsidiary of Hammar Maskin AB of Sweden, has become the first sideloader company to establish operations in the US. For 35 years, Hammar has manufactured side/self-loading cont ...

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  • POLA funds trials of REGEN technology

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has awarded funds to three of its terminal operators for the purchase of V ...

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has awarded funds to three of its terminal operators for the purchase of VYCON REGEN systems. VYCON will supply its high-speed, flywheel-based, environmentally-friendly ...

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  • Antwerp container volume passes 8m teu

    The Port of Antwerp expects a final figure of 181.5m tonnes of freight handled by the end of 2007, based ...

    The Port of Antwerp expects a final figure of 181.5m tonnes of freight handled by the end of 2007, based on provisional figures. This represents growth of more than 8% compared with the 167m tonnes ha ...

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  • BCT upgrades to Tideworks TOS

    The Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) in Gdynia in Poland, a subsidiary of International Container Terminal ...

    The Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) in Gdynia in Poland, a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), recently implemented a new terminal operating system from US-based Tid ...

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