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TransContainer directors approve Company strategy to 2020

On January 21, 2013 the Board of Directors of Joint Stock Company (JSC) TransContainer approved the strategy of the Company until 2020 and confirmed the strategic goal is to increase capitalisation by improving the scale and efficiency of its business. The Board also confirmed the Company business model as a vertically integrated provider of container transportation and logistics solutions. Read More »

Governor Scott breaks ground on Port Everglades ICTF

Governor Rick Scott not only broke ground on the nation’s only combined on-port international and domestic cargo rail facility at Port Everglades on Thursday January 17, 2012 but he also committed US$13m in order for work to begin on the Southport Turning Notch Extension project which will add more dock space for the port. Read More »

MSC launches three feeders in Le Havre

On Monday next week (21st) MSC Shipping Company will start a very significant phase of business development at their new terminal in the Port of Le Havre, by receiving the first 1,600 teu vessel of three new feeder services, raising the number of weekly maritime calls by the shipping company in Le Havre to 13. Read More »

PSS lifts eastbound transpacific rates

The Drewry Hong Kong-Los Angeles container rate benchmark, published in the latest Container Freight Rate Insight report, jumped 14% to US$2,524 per 40ft container this week, as the January peak season surcharge (PSS) took effect. Read More »

Large order for 12 Kalmar all-electric RTGs

An order for 12 Kalmar all-electric rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) has been placed with Cargotec by Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) SA in Greece. The cranes, scheduled for delivery in late 2013, will facilitate the continued expansion at the port, with capacities planned to increase from 2.6m teu to 3.1m teu. Read More »

Second best year for Port of Virginia

Last year (2012) will go down as the second-best year in history for the Port of Virginia in terms of cargo volumes, with the port seeing increases in seven categories it uses to measure cargo movement, most notably 2,105,887 teu, an increase of 9.8% when compared with 2011; only 22,479 teu separated 2012 from 2007, which is the port’s best year on record. Read More »

“K” Line returns to La Spezia

After an absence of five years, “K” Line has returned to the Italian Port of La Spezia with the arrival of the 8,500 teu containership ‘Helsinki Bridge’, on its maiden call in the Far East - Mediterranean service (MD1) to La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT). The line’s previous vessel calling at the port was in August 2007. Read More »