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Linde expands its Merthyr Tydfil plant

Linde has opened a second 900 sq m heavy truck assembly facility at its Merthyr Tydfil plant in Wales as part of a £16.5m (US$24.5m) investment programme in new products and infrastructure. Linde’s Heavy Truck Division (LHTD) Merthyr plant designs and builds heavy forklift trucks and container handlers for the storage and freight industry. Read More »

Charleston Cuts Rates

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is introducing a rate discount in the Port of Charleston to provide a short term relief to customers affected by the current global economic situation. Read More »

MSC’s latest addition

MSC has taken delivery of the 13,800 teu MSC Daniela – the largest vessel ever classed by Germanischer Lloyd and the second largest in the world after the 15,200 teu Emma Maersk. Read More »

Cosmos to focus in-house

According to the company, PSA HNN subsidiary Cosmos will in future concentrate its resources on in-house development in addition to servicing existing clients that are using the Cosmos system, thus leaving PSA HNN free to pursue its many ongoing and planned projects. Read More »

Bandar Abbas still growing

The Shahid Rajaee Container Terminals (SRCT1 and SRCT2) in Iran’s Port of Bandar Abbas) are projecting a 15% growth to 2m teu 2008, compared with the 2007 performance. Read More »

InterBulk to build in duisport

European intermodal logistics service provider InterBulk is to build a Central European hub for intermodal shipments on a 20,000 sq m site in the German Port of Duisburg which, when completed during the second quarter of 2009, will be twice the size of other similar Group facilities. Read More »

Metool Moving House

Kabelschlepp Metool a cable conveyor solution and drag chain manufacturer, is re locating to new premises. After more than three decades in Beeston, Nottingham, Kabelschlepp Metool will move into state of the art premises in Ilkeston, Derbyshire - only four miles away from the old location. The move will be finished by the end of December, 2008 and key contact information such as e-mail and phone numbers, will not change. Read More »

Contract awarded to Constructora Meco, S.A.

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has awarded Constructora MECO, S.A. the third of four dry excavation contracts Tuesday to help create an access channel linking the new Pacific locks with the Canal’s existing Gaillard Cut (the narrowest stretch of the Panama Canal). Read More »