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  • Lift-off for Liverpool’s multi-modal hub

    Local authority approval was granted in April for the second phase of development of Liverpool Intermodal ...

    Local authority approval was granted in April for the second phase of development of Liverpool Intermodal Freeport Terminal (LIFT). The development will provide more than 400,000 sq ft of additional m ...

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  • VPA reports further growth in rail volumes

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) posted substantial gains in its rail volumes in the first half of fisca ...

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) posted substantial gains in its rail volumes in the first half of fiscal 2008, and forecasts no let-up in the amount of cargo it moves by rail. ...

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  • New Indian Ocean service for Sharjah

    A new weekly container service has begun calling at Gulftainer’s Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) in the ...

    A new weekly container service has begun calling at Gulftainer’s Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) in the United Arab Emirates, with further onward calls at Mumbai (JNPT), Karachi, Mundra and Muscat. ...

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  • Kalmar strengthens presence in Asian market

    Kalmar has secured several large new orders in the Asian market, with contracts from terminals in Vietnam ...

    Kalmar has secured several large new orders in the Asian market, with contracts from terminals in Vietnam, Thailand and South Korea. Vietnam International Container Terminals (VICT) has agreed to purc ...

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  • Paceco to promote Vycon technology

    Vycon, the designer and manufacturer of flywheel-based environmentally friendly energy storage systems, s ...

    Vycon, the designer and manufacturer of flywheel-based environmentally friendly energy storage systems, signed an agreement on April 8, 2008 with Paceco, one of the world’s largest crane manufacturers ...

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  • Geiken relocates to Al-Futtaim

    Sascha Geiken, product director of IJS Global Inc, the US-based multi-modal freight forwarder, customs br ...

    Sascha Geiken, product director of IJS Global Inc, the US-based multi-modal freight forwarder, customs broker, and non-vessel operating common carrier, has relocated from Bremen, Germany, to join IJS’ ...

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  • YRDICT steps up cargo consolidation

    Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminal Ltd (YRDICTL) has boosted its cargo consolidation s ...

    Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminal Ltd (YRDICTL) has boosted its cargo consolidation service with the opening of an independent gate for the terminal’s container freight stations (C ...

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  • Tacoma strengthens ties with Fuzhou

    The Port of Tacoma launched its Fuzhou Pilot Project on April 11, 2008. The 18-month project, jointly fun ...

    The Port of Tacoma launched its Fuzhou Pilot Project on April 11, 2008. The 18-month project, jointly funded by the Port and the City of Tacoma, aims to expand trade, primarily exports to China, and t ...

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  • DCT Gdansk appoints new CEO

    Boris Wenzel has been appointed chief executive officer of the Polish container terminal operator DCT Gda ...

    Boris Wenzel has been appointed chief executive officer of the Polish container terminal operator DCT Gdansk SA. He succeeds Colin Chanter, who continues as chairman of the board of management. ...

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  • CMA CGM considers Brazilian terminal plan

    The Jornal do Commercio of Rio de Janeiro reports that French shipping giant CMA CGM is contemplating the ...

    The Jornal do Commercio of Rio de Janeiro reports that French shipping giant CMA CGM is contemplating the construction of three container terminals in Brazil at a cost of up to US$300m each. ...

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