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  • Swift Southampton crisis resolution needed

    The UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has today called for a swift return to more normal operations ...

    The UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has today called for a swift return to more normal operations at Southampton Container Terminal (SCT) following an accident there on January 18. ...

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  • Panama Canal’s latest performance statistics

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has released its operational metrics from October to December 2007. Thes ...

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has released its operational metrics from October to December 2007. These show that Canal Waters Time (CWT) - the average time it takes a vessel to transit the Canal ( ...

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  • Long Beach to convert RTGs from diesel to electric power

    A US$5m grant programme to help fund environmentally friendly RTGs and improve air quality at the Port of ...

    A US$5m grant programme to help fund environmentally friendly RTGs and improve air quality at the Port of Long Beach has been approved by the Board of Harbor Commissioners ...

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  • More Konecranes RTGs for St. Petersburg

    Konecranes has just signed a contract to supply four RTGs to the OJSC Petrolesport terminal in St. Peters ...

    Konecranes has just signed a contract to supply four RTGs to the OJSC Petrolesport terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia with delivery scheduled between the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. The par ...

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  • Contented Kaohsiung

    The 10,256,829 teu handled through the Port of Kaohsiung during 2007 represents a 4.93% (482,159 teu) inc ...

    The 10,256,829 teu handled through the Port of Kaohsiung during 2007 represents a 4.93% (482,159 teu) increase over 2006. In addition, the throughput broke through the 10m teu barrier for the first ti ...

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  • A 20.6% increase in containers for the Port of Savannah

    The US Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced that the Port of Savannah handled a record 2.6m teu in ...

    The US Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced that the Port of Savannah handled a record 2.6m teu in 2007 which is a 20.6% increase on the previous year and which confirms Savannah as the country ...

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  • HPH invests in the Port of Brisbane

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed an agreement to lease two new container berths (Berths 11 and 12 ...

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed an agreement to lease two new container berths (Berths 11 and 12) from Australia’s Port of Brisbane Corporation (PBC). Brisbane Container Terminals (BCT), a wh ...

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  • Tacoma’s flat 2007

    After several years of record cargo performance, Port of Tacoma cargo volumes flattened in 2007 due, in p ...

    After several years of record cargo performance, Port of Tacoma cargo volumes flattened in 2007 due, in part, the port says, "to a softening U.S. economy, a weakening national housing market and the r ...

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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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