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Identec Solutions and WAM Technologies merge

Identec Solutions has merged with WAM Technologies, a new technology division of Mark-It Services. Identec Solutions (IS) is a global provider of real-time wireless identification, locating and monitoring solutions to the marine and industrial sectors and Mark-It Services is a global supplier of protection services for refrigerated cargo, refrigerated containers and related assets throughout the intermodal cold chain. Read More »

Thamesport to lose its last three deep sea services

Thamesport will lose its last deep sea services by November after Hapag-Lloyd, OOCL and NYK (all members of the Grand Alliance) decided to move their UK Thamesport call to Southampton on their transatlantic services. ACL is also affected by the move. Read More »

Joint venture will transform New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru

New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru

A proposed joint venture between New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru and the Port of Tauranga will deliver significant economic, social and environmental benefits to Timaru, the South Canterbury region and the wider South Island economy, according to PrimePort Timaru chairman Roger Gower. Read More »

New turning circle proposed for Itajai

At a press conference last week, Brazil’s Itajai Port Authority, together with terminal operators APM Itajai, Portonave and the Pilots, revealed a project for building the new turning circle. The original proposal was not very popular as it involved the relocation of more than 300 resident families and businesses and the need to obtain environmental licenses which would take a long time to resolve. Read More »

Consultants say Felixstowe will be cheaper than London Gateway

The UK’s Daily Telegraph has published the findings of a study by consultants MDS Transmodal that were hired by Felixstowe to examine the costs of more than 1,000 road haulage trips as Felixstowe it hit back at claims that DP World’s new £1.5bn (US$2.32bn) London Gateway port in the Thames Estuary would allow companies to “completely re-evaluate their supply chains". Read More »