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TCB raises cranes
Lift height of three cranes at TCB Barcelona has been increased by 6m More
French farce in the Dover Straits
The British Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal by the SCOP workers' collective that operates the MyFerryLink ferries, allowing them to continue to operate in the Dover-Calais market More
53' box tariff dumped
The US has reversed its position on imposing tariffs on Chinese 53' domestic containers More
Lamong Bay inaugurated
Pelindo III takes a leap forwards with Konecranes "Next Generation" automation system. More
Antwerp launches SECA discounts
As of 1 June the port of Antwerp will grant a discount to seagoing vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates More
Hamburg catches Russian cold
Container throughput in 1Q/2015 was impacted by a fall in transhipments to/from Russian Baltic ports More
New Koegel telematics system for trailers
Trailer builder Kogel has launched "Kogel Telematics" as part of its trailer offer to customers More
ICTSI looks to Africa
The Manila-based GTO is bidding to operate the new container terminals under development in Mombasa in Kenya and Kribi in Cameroon More
More rail projects launched
Three more "Shift2Rail" projects aimed at promoting modal shift have been launched in Europe More
Norled electric ferry enters service
What is claimed to be the world's first electrical car and passenger ferry powered by batteries has entered service in Norway More
Ferrymaster earns its TIPs
Pan-European logistics provider P&O Ferrymasters is leasing a further 400 trailers from TIP Trailer Services in the the latest stage of its fleet expansion and replacement programme More
ZIM turns in sharp improvement
The Israeli carrier has reported healthier financial results despite a fall in carryings More
Kalmar books more RTCHs
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order to supply a further 18 rough terrain container handlers to the United States Department of Defense More
More German rail disruption
Rail transport in Germany is strike-bound once more, after the locomotive drivers employed by Deutsche Bahn (DB) started their ninth strike on 19 May over an unresolved collective bargaining conflict More
Long Beach in the chassis market
Port is looking for bids for a new fleet of port-owned chassis. More
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 Feature articles
Auto chain shifts up a gear
Automotive logistics is getting more complicated, with automakers increasingly relying on shipping to support their global production strategies. More
Italy to up its game?
The performance of Italian ports must improve if the country's potential as a maritime and logistics hub is to be fulfi lled. More
Terminal tractors roll on
There is plenty of activity in the tractor market, including a new entrant in the US. More
Breakbulk feels the squeeze
Shipping companies that specialise in the general cargo sector are being squeezed by operators of container, ro-ro and dry bulk tonnage, but niches do exist. More
Too much of a good thing?
Short-term oversupply is putting pressure on tank container lease rates. More
Paper market reeling
The two main Nordic paper producing countries, Sweden and Finland, have been hit by a declining trend in paper demand. More
Hydraulic grabs gain ground
The growing popularity of hydraulic cranes has blurred the line between grabs and attachments. More
Ro-ro relives painful memories
The HOEGH OSAKA incident has put the safety of large PCTCs back in the spotlight. More
Barreiro - a terminal too far?
The government of Portugal has decided that the Port of Lisbon needs a new container terminal, but does it? More
Changes in the spreader business
Following its takeover of RAM Spreaders, SMAG is aiming to be a major new force in the crane spreader market. Meanwhile, other new developments are underway. More
Keeping an eye on the cranes
Automation and crane modifications present different challenges for crane inspection companies. More
Lift trucks and the Sign of Four
New products with the latest emission control engines are now coming to market, but there is plenty of room for debate. More
Box scan dilemma rumbles on
The desire for a mandatory global programme of seaport container scanning remains strong, but is yet to be fully implemented. More
Russia looks to the east
Economics and politics point up Russia's interest in developing better trade links with China and Southeast Asia. More
Rail still off track
Various South American countries have exciting plans to increase the use of rail for freight, but numerous stumbling blocks are putting off investors. More
Taking the automated path
Global Container terminals has successfully combined manned and automated yard equipment at its Bayonne terminal. More
Ports in a tug-of-war
DP world's London Gateway wants to pull con tainer business south and Peel Ports' Liver pool wants to pull it north. More
ASEAN aspirations abound
Despite weakening economic growth and lower investment levels in several countries in 2014, the ASEAN trading bloc offers considerable potential in the long term. More
Shippers warming to container tracking
Some tracking service providers are finding a niche by focusing on delivering value to shippers. More
Cable plug-in for E-RTGs
Cavotec says it has revolutionised the automated cable reel connection of E-RTGs and other mobile equipment, with its Automatic Plug-in System. More

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