Waterway box boost

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The designation of China's Yangtze River Basin as a priority area for state investment will result in increased demand for container shippin...

Vopak into e-commerce

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Vopak, a 40 per cent shareholder in tank container operator VOTG, has introduced ChemPoint.com, an "e-distributor" of chemical products and ...

Life in the fast lane

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US ports are speeding up cargo terminal developments as Asian economies come back to life and more trade begins to flow to and from Latin Am...

Owens expands

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In what it says is a "logical progression," New Zealand's Owens Group has launched a contract warehousing division as part of a review of th...

VR Cargo steady

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After a "quiet start," VR Cargo's freight traffic reached 40 mill tonnes (mt) last year, almost unchanged from 1998......

Concor soars

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Government-controlled Container Corporation of India (Concor) has set a loading target of 1 mill TEU for the financial year ending March 31 ...

Panama rail project underway

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Ground breaking ceremonies were held last month to signal the start of reconstruction for the new Panama Canal Railway Project......

What price another merger?

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Anyone under the impression that the STB is going to �rubber stamp� the merger of Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) with Canadian Nati...

Hong Kong box charges dropping

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Average container handling charges in Hong Kong are moving down slowly, but analysts at Salomon Smith Barney say 2003 is when the gloves wil...

Navayuga for Vizag?

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India's Navayuga Engineering Co (NEC) has emerged as the lowest bidder in the race to build a new multi-purpose berth at the Port of Visakha...

What price Trucktrain?

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How should one likely candidate for the SSRA�s prize be assessed?...

New M&R joint venture formed

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The TT Club and Unicon International-Bureau Veritas have reached agreement to form a new joint venture, TT Neptunus Services Ltd, to market ...

A long march to reforms

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The IMF, the World Bank and the ADB say that the Asian economic crisis, which started with the collapse of the Thai Baht in mid-1997 and spr...

Initial up for sale

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Initial Tankcontainers is one of a range of so-called non-core businesses that has been put up for sale by Rentokil Initial, the business se...