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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Samskip rail expands in Sweden

The new service uses rail and local trucks

Starting this Thursday (2nd May) the Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal network will be expanded, with a new combi-train shuttle service between Duisburg in Germany and Älmhult in Sweden, guaranteeing a transit time of only 15 hours. Read More »

SLR sustains Port of Melbourne

Melbourne manages over 100,500 ha of port land and water

Environmental specialists SLR Consulting, has been appointed by Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) to provide expert advice as part of the port’s three year sustainability programme. Read More »

Autostore manages Port of Tyne

Port of Tyne selects Autostore TOS

Intermodal and supply chain systems integrator, Central Systems & Automation of the UK, has been contracted by the Port of Tyne to install the ‘Autostore’ terminal operating system (TOS) for container/resource management and, in partnership with from DBIS (part of Demag Cranes), ‘CommTrac’ for bulk/vessel management and berth planning as part of a major IT infrastructure upgrade. Read More »

Chamber looks towards ship recycle improvements

The UK Chamber of Shipping has said that it looks forward to significant improvements of social and environmental standards in global ship recycling facilities after the European Parliament voted against proposals for a levy on recycling that would have severely impaired progress. Read More »

New logistics area for Dunkerque

The Port of Dunkerque is to provide logistics and industrial businesses with a new area in the Western Port, to be known as ‘DLI Sud’ (Dunkerque Logistique International Sud). The innovative multimodal and logistics project will be developed by the Eiffage Construction Group. Read More »

Kiel’s intermodal RTG arrives

The new RTG arrives at the Port of Kiel

A new rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG) for the intermodal terminal at the Ostuferhafen has arrived in the Port of Kiel to replace the current handling by reachstacker. Read More »