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  • Bartlett appointed Tilbury development director

    Recognising that providing port-centric solutions has become a key feature of logistics in recent years, ...

    Recognising that providing port-centric solutions has become a key feature of logistics in recent years, as retailers and distributors base themselves within ports to avoid double handling and unneces ...

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  • Next generation electric shunting vehicle released

    Two years after Linde Material Handling announced that the full development and manufac-turing skills of ...

    Two years after Linde Material Handling announced that the full development and manufac-turing skills of its electronic systems and drives department in the field of electric drives were available to ...

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  • Hamburg sees surge in Russian traffic after WTO accession

    Russia is the second-most important trading partner for the Port of Hamburg in terms of seaborne containe ...

    Russia is the second-most important trading partner for the Port of Hamburg in terms of seaborne containers, with a total volume of around 675,000 teu handled between Hamburg and Russian ports. ...

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  • Gledhill leaves Hutchison Ports UK

    David Gledhill has resigned from his position as chief executive of Hutchison Ports UK with immediate eff ...

    David Gledhill has resigned from his position as chief executive of Hutchison Ports UK with immediate effect. Based at the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port that handles over 40% of ...

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  • Bigger and better, greener and leaner

    Peel Ports has invested in a substantially larger vessel for its Manchester Ship Canal container service ...

    Peel Ports has invested in a substantially larger vessel for its Manchester Ship Canal container service after another marked increase in demand from customers, with the introduction of the ‘Deniz’, a ...

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  • Maersk sees slightly higher profits

    The A.P Moller-Maersk Group delivered a profit of US$4bn, slightly higher than the outlook of around US$3 ...

    The A.P Moller-Maersk Group delivered a profit of US$4bn, slightly higher than the outlook of around US$3.7bn announced in November last year, with a return on invested capital (ROIC) at 8.8%. The pro ...

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  • Volatile prices key risk for 2013

    Sixty-five per cent of senior finance leaders consider volatile prices the main risk for 2013,with supply ...

    Sixty-five per cent of senior finance leaders consider volatile prices the main risk for 2013,with supply and reputational risk selected by 19% and 16% respectively, according to a survey carried out ...

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  • APMT to operate major Turkish port

    APM Terminals (APMT) and Turkey-based Petkim have entered into a final agreement to create and operate Ae ...

    APM Terminals (APMT) and Turkey-based Petkim have entered into a final agreement to create and operate Aegean Gateway Terminal (AGT), which is expected to become one of Turkey’s largest container and ...

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  • Matson expands Savannah operation

    Matson Logistics, a provider of multimodal transportation, warehousing and distribution services througho ...

    Matson Logistics, a provider of multimodal transportation, warehousing and distribution services throughout North America, has established new 65,000 sq. ft. (20,000 sq. m) distribution centre, with t ...

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  • Charleston starts 2013 on a rise

    The Port of Charleston started 2013 with a rise of 7.7% in the number of containers it handled in January ...

    The Port of Charleston started 2013 with a rise of 7.7% in the number of containers it handled in January compared to the same month last year, reaching 121,286 teu. Cumulatively, the port’s box volum ...

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